NXP launches NFC car key

NXP KeyLink Lite

NXP has launched a single-chip solution for use in multifunction NFC-enabled car keys. The NCF2970 KeyLink Lite enables car keys to be connected to external NFC-compatible devices such as mobile phones, tablets and laptops and is based on both international NFC standards and NXP’s Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) and Passive Keyless Entry (PKE) technologies. More


UK mobile operators form NFC joint venture

Orange, O2, Vodafone and T-Mobile

Everything Everywhere, which runs the Orange and T-Mobile networks in the UK, Vodafone and Telefónica O2 have agreed to establish a joint venture company that “will deliver the technology required for the speedy adoption of mobile wallet and payments.” More


Barclaycard sets out plans for NFC

Barclaycard

The Quick Tap mobile payments service launched by Barclaycard and Orange last month is just the start of the partners’ NFC plans, says the card issuer’s head of digital payments. “We have a long and deep roadmap of people we want to work with.” More