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ST updates NFC SE

November 18th, 2013

STMicroelectronics has introduced the ST33G1M2, a secure microcontroller that can be used as an NFC secure element, either embedded into a mobile device or integrated into a SIM. “With its unique combination of support for NFC UICC and eSE applications and the entire Mifare portfolio, plus enhanced connectivity and large on-chip flash memory, this device dramatically extends opportunities for issuers to manage secure access to multiple services using the same card,” says ST’s Laurent Degauque.

FIME to test VMPA on SEs

November 13th, 2013

Testing specialist Fime has been accredited by Visa to validate implementation of the Visa Mobile Payment Application on secure elements. VMPA is the applet stored in the secure element that enables an NFC phone to act as a Visa payments device and Fime is now be able to validate it works correctly on all types of secure elements including microSD, SIM and embedded formats.

OSPT Alliance releases Cipurse mobile guidelines

May 3rd, 2013

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has released a set of guidelines for transport operators seeking to develop and deploy NFC mobile ticketing applications. The guidelines detail the requirements and use cases for… More

Clear2Pay and TestPlant offer mobile payments app testing solution

October 18th, 2012

NFC test equipment supplier Clear2Pay and graphical user interface testing specialist TestPlant have introduced a fully automated mobile payment app testing solution. The Mobile Payment App Test Solution comprises three elements in one tool: Simulation: “A handset-based… More

GlobalPlatform adds NFC SIM certification program

October 5th, 2012

For mobile network operators, the introduction reflects industry agreement on a very complex subject matter, says the secure element standards organisation. “For service providers and issuers it provides reassurances that an application will perform as intended regardless of the mobile device being used.” More

RFI tests NFC for Visa

July 25th, 2012

Test lab RFI Global has been accredited to perform Visa mobile product testing. The UK-based company, owned by UL since 2010, can now perform functional testing of mobile handsets with UICC, microSD and embedded secure elements to ensure mobile products support Paywave payment transactions.

Gemalto launches high security NFC SIM

February 27th, 2012

The new UpTeq NFC SIM meets a flight of top level security requirements and, says the digital security firm, can be used to generate legally binding digital signatures as well as deliver both e-health and e-government services. More

Gemalto gets NFC SIM certification

November 22nd, 2011

Gemalto has become the first smart card provider to get GlobalPlatform certification for an NFC SIM product, following the launch of GlobalPlatform’s compliance programme earlier this year. The smart card and SIM supplier picked testing… More

SD Association and GlobalPlatform to set standards for external secure elements

November 21st, 2011

The two associations will create international standards for SD and microSD format secure elements for use in NFC services as well as a wide range of other applications. More

CPI enters TSM business with Bell ID’s software

November 14th, 2011

“Utilising Bell ID’s software solutions will enable us to offer services and support to the emerging payments industry by providing the framework for a powerful and flexible offering to our North American customers,” says Steve Montross, the card manufacturer’s president and CEO. More

Gemalto gets MasterCard approval for NFC mobile payment solution

March 30th, 2011

The digital security giant has become the first company to receive certification from the payments network, paving the way for the commercial deployment of mobile payments based on MasterCard’s PayPass technology. More

AT4 Wireless and Collis to provide full range of NFC test solutions

AT4 Wireless and Collis to provide full range of NFC test solutions

February 28th, 2011

AT4 Wireless and Collis have teamed up to jointly offer a full range of NFC and mobile payments test solutions. The new partnership sees the two companies able to offer Collis’ SWP-HCI Test Suites, GlobalPlatform… More

Uncovered: The hidden NFC potential of the Google Nexus S and the Nokia C7

February 13th, 2011

Mobile and NFC experts Dr Gerald Madlmayr and Christian Kantner have taken apart both a Nokia C7 and a Google Nexus S to find out what’s inside and what kind of services it will be possible to offer via the handsets in the future — and to build a Nexus S that can operate in full card emulation mode. Here Dr Madlmayr explains what he and Kantner discovered… More

Ericsson IPX introduces next-generation NFC TSM service

November 29th, 2010

The company aims to kickstart commercial NFC services by acting as a broker between mobile network operators and service providers — Ericsson IPX plans to pay operators to rent space on their SIM cards and then sub-let it to a range of service providers. More

GSMA, EMVCo and GlobalPlatform to develop cross-industry NFC certification process

GSMA, EMVCo and GlobalPlatform to develop cross-industry NFC certification process

December 16th, 2009

The three associations will design a model which will allow certification processes to be put in place to ensure that any NFC payments application will work on any platform. More