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Apple NFC: No support for tags or pairing?

September 10th, 2014

An examination of the preview version of iOS 8 shows that there is currently no support in the operating system for NFC tag reading/writing and pairing, according to tag specialist RapidNFC. More

Inside confirms Lumia 610 win

April 16th, 2012

Inside Secure has officially confirmed that it is the NFC technology supplier for Nokia’s first Windows Phone with NFC, the Lumia 610. The Windows Phone 7.5 device is using Inside Secure’s Open NFC protocol stack and Inside’s MicroRead v3.4 NFC controller, says the company.

Inside wins NFC phone order

February 6th, 2012

Inside Secure has announced its NFC chip technology has been chosen to power “a next-generation smartphone from a leading mobile phone manufacturer.” The new phone is scheduled to be introduced by mid-year, “will run on one of the most widely used mobile operating systems under license” and will use Inside’s MicroRead NFC controller chip and Open NFC protocol stack software.

Inside updates Open NFC for ICS

January 17th, 2012

Inside Secure has released a new version of its open source NFC protocol stack. Open NFC 4.3.3 for Google Android 4.0 enables device manufacturers to include support for the latest NFC features included in Ice Cream Sandwich as well as access to multiple secure elements and is available to download free of charge.

Intel signs NFC deal with Inside Secure

December 18th, 2011

“We look forward to working with Inside to develop and bring to market a range of exciting connectivity solutions for mainstream consumer products that incorporate NFC features,” says the head of the semiconductor giant’s Mobile Wireless Group. More

Inside works with CorFire

December 2nd, 2011

Inside Secure and CorFire, the US arm of Korean NFC specialist SK C&C, are working together to make sure that the French chip maker’s NFC controllers, secure elements and Open NFC protocol stack are fully interoperable with CorFire’s CorTSM trusted service management platform. CorFire technology is used by First Data to manage Google Wallet applications.

Inside hires NFC evangelist

September 30th, 2011

Digital security specialist Inside Secure has appointed Laurent Sanchez as vice president of applications and ecosystems. Sanchez’s role will include evangelising Open NFC, establishing relationships and launching strategic initiatives with partners in the payment and mobile ecosystems. Sanchez has previously worked for Palm, Gemplus, and Verifone.

Sonim launches XP1301 rugged NFC phone

September 20th, 2011

The ultra-rugged phone maker’s first NFC handset offers special features designed for tough commercial applications. More

ZTE signs NFC phone deal with Inside Secure

June 28th, 2011

The Chinese handset manufacturer will integrate Inside’s NFC technology into its GSM and next-generation TD-SCDMA smart phone platform, which is based on the Android operating system. More

Inside Secure bids for share of Android NFC chip market

February 10th, 2011

NFC and contactless chip specialist Inside Secure has begun the task of trying to convince the industry that NXP is not the only game in town when it comes to adding NFC functionality to Android mobile phones with the launch of version 4.2 of its open source NFC protocol stack. More

Inside Contactless announces combined NFC controller and embedded secure element package

November 29th, 2010

The NFC and contactless specialist has teamed up with Infineon and Giesecke & Devrient to provide handset manufacturers with a single package that includes both an NFC controller and an embedded secure element. More

Inside Contactless to supply Cosyphone’s NFC technology

Inside Contactless to supply Cosyphone’s NFC technology

February 15th, 2010

The near field communication functionality in Sagem Wireless’ Cosyphone, a new NFC handset designed for the over 50s, is being supplied by Inside Contactless. The Cosyphone will use all three of Inside’s NFC offerings —… More