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    Google Play gets NFC vending machines in Japan

    October 1st, 2013

    Google Japan has unveiled a vending machine that allows consumers to tap to download Android games from the Google Play store via NFC. The units will be located outside the Parco department store in Shibuya,… More

    O’Dea offers designer wireless charging stations with NFC

    July 29th, 2013

    Creative design studio O’Dea has developed a series of upmarket wireless induction charging pads that include embedded NFC tags. Both the US$449 black cherry wood and felt Cherry Charger and the US$549 concrete and cork… More

    Oberthur gets NFC SE certification

    February 21st, 2013

    Oberthur Technologies has announced that its Pearl Secure Element 800k Classic embedded secure element has been certified by MasterCard for Mobile PayPass applications and by Google for Google Wallet. Pearl is already being used in the Google Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 Android tablet, says Oberthur, and the Google certification means it is now “ready to be integrated into any type of any Android device”.

    Broadcom sets its sights on a billion NFC devices

    December 11th, 2012

    The connectivity chip maker has launched the BCM43341, a combo chip that combines NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM radio and is designed to meet ever increasing demand from mass market mobile phone and consumer electronics device makers. More

    Google picks Broadcom for NFC in Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

    November 14th, 2012

    The new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean mobile phone and tablet reference devices make use of a Broadcom NFC controller chip instead of the NXP chips Google used in earlier models. Broadcom has also contributed its NFC software stack to the Android Open Source Project. More