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    Paytec to enable mobile payments using colour-coded light signals

    May 9th, 2016

    Italian payments solutions provider Payment Technologies (Paytec) is to build a new mobile payment technology into its vending machines that will let consumers make contactless payments using colour-coded light signals and tokenisation. More

    Fujitsu uses LED lights to send data to smartphones

    December 9th, 2014

    Fujitsu Laboratories has shown off a way to use LED lighting to transmit data about a particular product in a store, an exhibit in a museum or a song being performed during a concert to… More

    Introducing NFC World+, the new way to keep up to date with the mobile transaction revolution

    May 7th, 2014

    Starting today, NFC World has a new name and a new mission — to report on the full array of emerging technologies that are transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from,… More

    LTE version of Galaxy S4 Mini to come with NFC

    May 30th, 2013

    A new compact version of Samsung’s latest flagship handset will come with NFC on LTE models, but the 3G versions destined for some markets will miss out on contactless technology. All variants of the Samsung… More

    Samsung Galaxy S4 launches with support for NFC and 1D barcodes

    March 15th, 2013

    The smartphone maker’s new flagship device is the first to use Mobeam technology, allowing coupons, loyalty cards, gift cards, event tickets and more to be transmitted from the device to any of the 165m laser scanners installed in retail stores today. More