Movaluate values phones with NFC

Movaluate's tag

US phone resale valuation specialist Movaluate is offering to mail buyers and sellers of used mobile phones a free tag, containing an NFC chip and carrying a printed QR code, that can be used to easily generate a report setting out the device’s second hand value... More





Game4u adds NFC likes

Indian video games retailer Game4u has installed smart posters in its stores that let NFC phone users tap their handset to “like” the retailer on Facebook... More





Audi to work on NFC with NXP

Car maker Audi has signed a strategic partnership deal with NXP that will see the two companies working on eight areas of automotive innovation, including NFC, Car-to-X communications, telematics and high-voltage controls for electric vehicles... More



French carers to use NFC

French flag

A public authority consortium led by Docapost BPO, a division of France’s postal service La Poste, is to equip caregivers with NFC phones for use when making home care visits... More



JCB to launch mobile wallet

Japanese payment brand JCB has begun a one month trial of a new JCB Mobile Wallet platform in Tokyo’s Omotesando shopping district and says it will launch the product commercially in 2013... More


Infineon gains support for DCLB

Ten device manufacturers are now using Infineon‘s Digital Contactless Bridge (DCLB) interface to enable a fast and secure connection between an embedded secure element and an NFC modem, the chip maker reports... More


WordPress plugin offers NFC

The developers behind Project Ingeborg, which can provide visitors to a town or city with the ability to download books, works of art and other information relevant to particular locations via NFC tags and QR codes, have made the system available as a plugin for the popular WordPress content management platform... More



NFC Forum publishes NFC Controller Interface specification

NFC Forum chairman Koichi Tagawa

“The availability of the NCI specification is significant because it makes it easier for device manufacturers to integrate chipsets from different chip manufacturers, and it defines a common level of functionality and interoperability among the components within an NFC-enabled device,” says the NFC Forum. More


RBS picks G&D for NFC

RBS Group, which owns the UK’s Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest banks, has picked Giesecke and Devrient as the TSM for its TouchPay NFC payments project... More



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