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    Outspoken texts offers to wallets

    December 8th, 2014

    Mobile messaging provider Outspoken has added support for Google Wallet to its digital wallet delivery solution, enabling marketers to distribute offers to a user’s mobile wallet via a text message. “Outspoken’s technology uniquely delivers pass files using SMS and MMS, sending the pass as a text message attachment or in the form of a link,” the company explains. The platform already supports Apple Passbook.

    Fraunhofer offers secure NFC keys that can be shared via QR codes

    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. More

    Japanese and Korean carriers to launch cross-border NFC coupons

    March 13th, 2012

    The first international NFC marketing service is to go live on 1 April, allowing customers of NTT Docomo and KT to collect and redeem special offers from NFC posters in both Japan and Korea — and payments and ticketing services as well as the participation of carriers in additional Asian countries are set to follow. More

    Clear Channel enters NFC advertising market

    October 11th, 2011

    The out-of-home advertising giant has picked Singapore as the location for its first NFC-enabled smart poster network and plans to use it as a test bed and case study for the rest of Clear Channel International. More

    IATA and GSMA identify how NFC could take off at airports

    March 9th, 2011

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has teamed up with the GSM Association (GSMA) to identify six core areas of air travel in which passengers, airports and airlines can benefit from the introduction of near field communication… More

    Survey finds lack of industry coordination delaying NFC uptake

    Survey finds lack of industry coordination delaying NFC uptake

    March 2nd, 2011

    Adoption of mobile payments using near field communication technology is still at least two years away thanks to poor coordination between industry players, according to a survey from Sybase 365. The results of a poll… More

    NFC news in brief • 25 Oct 2010

    October 25th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Caen bids for NFC • Sprint adds mobile wallet • Vivotech’s Dubai deal • Microsoft tags retailers • Mobile payments boost banks • Paying cash keeps you slim • NCR buys into mobile barcodes More

    NFC news in brief • 18 Oct 2010

    October 18th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Mass transit aims for contactless standard • O2’s location-based ads • Mobile barcode usage up 700% • RF-SIM supplier set for IPO • Proximity advertising to net $6bn in 2015 • UK leads US in coupon interest • and more… More