A new joint venture that includes the US-based Mayo Clinic and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute is developing an NFC-based diabetes monitoring system to replace the traditional glucometers that are currently used to monitor patients’ blood sugar levels. The system will also use phones to control insulin delivery, using disposable NFC insulin delivery systems. More
Spain’s Bankinter is to commercially launch an NFC mobile payments service that makes use of host card emulation (HCE) during the second or third quarter of 2014... More
Key2Share allows virtual keys stored on NFC phones to be shared securely using QR codes that can be sent by email or MMS message — or even in the mail. More
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications (FIT) in Germany are developing an interactive shop window display that could use near field communication technology to allow shoppers to buy goods straight from the screen... More
URI spoofing and redirection — where an authorised NFC tag is replaced with one that points to a resource under a fraudster’s control — is still an issue, says security researcher Collin Mulliner. More
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