Comprion launches SWP/HCI NFC testing solution

Mobile test equipment specialist Comprion has launched a digital Single Wire Protocol (SWP) and Host Controller Interface (HCI) simulator that allows the synchronous simulating and testing of both the contact and contactless sides of NFC communication. More

Tranzfinity adds NFC to Facebook

A new NFC-based service has launched in Los Angeles that automatically updates a consumer’s Facebook status with a message from the merchant every time they tap a poster in a shop or restaurant to obtain a special offer. More

Luottokunta begins Visa’s first NFC trial in Finland

A small scale near field communication trial has begun in Finland. Forty members of staff from payments provider Luottokunta, Sodexo, Visa Europe and Venyon have been issued with NFC handsets that they can use to make payments at merchants equipped to handle contactless payments in Helsinki and at Luottokunta’s offices. The trial participants are able to make small value payments, under €20, without a PIN and high value payments, above €20, by entering a PIN on their handset. More