News about PC and NFC.
March 12th, 2013
The new solution eliminates the need for banks to issue customers with a dedicated authentication device by using a combination of NFC phones, QR codes and contactless bank cards.
December 12th, 2012
"Tyfone has an impressive patent portfolio and history of innovation in mobile financial, secure ID management, and NFC solutions," says Jay Emmanuel, technology VP at IQT. "We believe that Tyfone's technology has the potential to address a wide range of complex government and commercial secure identity challenges."
December 6th, 2012
Advantages of the QCA1990 include support for smaller and cheaper NFC antennas, ultra-low power consumption, a small footprint and integration with a wide range of mobile phone processors, Qualcomm's Neeraj Bhatia has told NFC World.
December 5th, 2012
HP's latest business tablet, which transforms "with a flick of the wrist" from an ultrathin notebook to a touch-enabled tablet, includes NFC. The HP Elitebook Revolve's touch screen pivots to let users share their work...
November 15th, 2012
A new developer kit from STMicroelectronics is designed to provide engineers with everything they need to start designing battery-free electronic applications that can exchange data with NFC smartphones. The M24LR Discovery Kit is based on...
November 7th, 2012
The new NFC solution is designed to offer the same user experience — and the same level of security — whether a shopper is presenting a merchant with a physical card or making a remote ecommerce or mcommerce transaction.
October 22nd, 2012
Chip maker NXP and content mobility specialist sMedio have announced they are working together on NFC-WiFi solutions that will make it easy for content to be transferred between NFC-enabled Windows 8 PCs and phones running...
September 10th, 2012
HP has announced a new addition to its range of all-in-one (AiO) Windows 8 PCs that includes NFC. The HP SpectreOne AiO has a 23.6-inch display and, says HP, "is one of the thinnest AiO...
September 5th, 2012
HP has announced the Envy x2, an ultrathin hybrid laptop PC with NFC functionality that features a detachable screen which enables it to work as both a tablet and a notebook. "Customers no longer have...
August 29th, 2012
The Ativ S Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Ativ Tab Windows 8 tablet and the new edition of the Galaxy Note will all ship with NFC as standard, says Samsung.
July 24th, 2012
Users of a shared workspace in Prague are paying for drinks and snacks with contactless cards thanks to an NFC payments solution developed by a local company. The PiggyBank system now in use at The...
June 27th, 2012
The NFC chip specialist has hired IP commercialisation specialist France Brevets to handle licensing of more than seventy patents — including a core patent that is expected to mean any manufacturer incorporating an NFC controller into their device will need to acquire a license.
June 21st, 2012
The launch presentation for Windows Phone 8 shows how Microsoft plans to make its NFC mobile wallet more widely accepted than Google's, provides details of a forthcoming NFC-enabled Chase payments app and highlights a new deals platform and in-app purchasing technology that charges items to the user's default payment card.
April 30th, 2012
"Our intention is that V.me will ultimately be able to incorporate any or all of our new payment technologies, allowing our members to deliver the best possible payments experience whether face-to-face, online or in a mobile environment," says Visa Europe's Mariano Dima.
February 26th, 2012
Acer is expected to demonstrate another NFC smartphone at this week's Mobile World Congress. The Cloud Mobile is a sleek, black handset with a business-like design and a 4.3-inch screen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor and NFC....
February 24th, 2012
Japanese manufacturer Kuoziro has added an NFC enabled tablet to its Frontier range for the Japanese market. The FT701W has a 7-inch touch screen, 1GHz dual core processor, runs Android 2.3 and is priced at...
June 2nd, 2011
The chip maker has announced a secure application processor for PCs and tablets which includes an NFC interface and is designed to handle keys and credentials.