News about Keys and NFC.
April 10th, 2013
Drivers can use the new digital key platform to unlock and start electric rental cars, find and book vehicles and access charging stations.
April 10th, 2013
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has started a developer network for its AptiQmobile NFC access control platform, which was piloted at the University of San Francisco in 2012. Membership of the AptiQ Developer Network offers "access...
March 20th, 2013
Key2Share allows virtual keys stored on NFC phones to be shared securely using QR codes that can be sent by email or MMS message — or even in the mail.
March 12th, 2013
A new report from the NFC World team has found that Disney's new MagicBand bracelet system provides unmissable lessons for anyone planning, implementing or supplying mobile wallet solutions.
March 8th, 2013
UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, a division of Italy-based financial institution UniCredit Group, is testing a multi-application mobile wallet solution that works on both Android and BlackBerry NFC phones.. Sixty employees taking part in the pilot...
February 26th, 2013
Hotel room key provider VingCard Elsafe, in conjunction with other Assa Abloy group companies, has provided an NFC solution enabling Mobile World Congress 2013 event staff to use their Sony Xperia T NFC phones to...
February 26th, 2013
The carrier has partnered with DNB bank for the launch of the NFC payments service in Norway and is demonstrating the new solution at Mobile World Congress 2013.
February 21st, 2013
Fiat is working with Telecom Italia on the development of NFC car keys, enabling drivers to unlock their vehicles with their mobile phones and distribute keys to shared vehicles over-the air. A video produced by...
February 6th, 2013
Upmarket iPhone case maker CalypsoCrystal has added contactless door key technology to its range of cases for the iPhone 5, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. CalypsoKey is available as an option with the company's Ring,...
January 7th, 2013
The Hotel Sky Park Central in Seoul, Korea, has implemented an NFC-based smart guest room solution developed by LG CNS. Guests staying on the hotel's 15th floor are provided with an NFC phone for use...
December 18th, 2012
Trustonic, a joint venture set up by the three companies, will provide TSMs and service providers with the key to their own secure area within a trusted execution environment on an ARM processor, in exchange for a one-off fee, providing an alternative to secure element chips for applications requiring low- to mid-range security.
October 29th, 2012
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has introduced SmartTrust Portigo, a three part white label mobile wallet solution "for NFC services and beyond" that includes: A wallet client that runs on the user's mobile phone and is...
October 26th, 2012
383 people registered to attend NFC World's latest webinar — and participants gave it an overall rating of 4.2 out of five.
October 22nd, 2012
The BlackBerry maker has been selected by Canadian carrier joint venture EnStream to handle secure credential management for SIMs used in both Android and Windows smartphones as well as its own BlackBerry NFC devices.
October 3rd, 2012
A survey of participants in trials conducted at the offices of Netflix and Good Technology has found that more than 80% saw the technology as intuitive and easy to use.
June 11th, 2012
Staff, researchers and students are to pilot test a system that allows keys to doors, meeting rooms and video conferencing facilities to be sent over the air to participants' NFC phones.
May 21st, 2012
NCR has launched NCR Express Key, a hotel check-in kiosk that lets guests who have checked in online or via a mobile phone collect their room key without queuing at reception. The kiosk allows guests...
April 23rd, 2012
The luxury car maker has worked with hotel key card specialist VingCard to develop a way for drivers to book a hotel room from their car, download their room key to an NFC-enabled car key and receive special offers available just to BMW drivers.
April 3rd, 2012
Students at the US university are using NFC-enabled mobile phones to gain access to dorms, academic buildings and administrative offices.
March 16th, 2012
The GSM Association has produced a video introduction to NFC mobile keys that shows how the technology can bring benefits beyond those offered by traditional keys. The four-minute film demonstrates how an NFC phone can...