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• Inside Contactless was renamed Inside Secure in late 2010.
The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance is proposing a new open ticketing standard to be called Cipurse that will “enable technology suppliers to develop and deliver interoperable transit fare collection solutions for cards, stickers, fobs, NFC mobile phones and other consumer devices.” Singapore’s Land Transport Authority is the first to agree to adopt the new standard. More
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Inside Contactless ships 250m cards, changes name • Visa matches phone and card locations • UK debit cards overtake cash • PayPal rewards best customers • Retailers test mobile POS • Mobile barcode usage up 30% • Which mobile OS where? • and more… More
The NFC and contactless specialist has teamed up with Infineon and Giesecke & Devrient to provide handset manufacturers with a single package that includes both an NFC controller and an embedded secure element. More
The new Teen Gallery at the Centre Pompidou modern and contemporary art museum in Paris allows young visitors to easily access and share location and multimedia information by touching an NFC mobile phone to tags located around the gallery. More
A new consortium formed by IT services provider Extelia, NFC specialist Inside Contactless and French regional social services provider Abrapa has won funding from the French government to develop a trusted third party platform designed to deliver an improved service to the elderly and other recipients of home care services... More
Contactless and NFC specialist Inside Contactless has raised a further €50m (US$65m approx) in financing... More
The first mass production units of Sagem Wireless’ new NFC Cosyphone will begin shipping later this month and a few pre-production models are now in the hands of developers, partners — and NFC World. More
Employee ID card leader HID Global and Inside Contactless have partnered to offer support for HID’s iClass vicinity card technology to NFC phones... More
A new range of contactless stickers, designed to be attached to the back of a mobile phone, have been certified by MasterCard and Discover Financial Services... More
NFC chipset manufacturer STMicroelectronics and Stollmann, which launched a chipset independent NFC API for Android last month, have joined NXP and Trusted Logic, who launched a joint NFC API for Android in April, to promote a common hardware-independent API for NFC applications on mobile phones and other devices running Android... More
Inside Contactless has agreed to acquire Atmel‘s Secure Microcontroller Solutions (SMS) business, based in Rousset, France and East Kilbride, UK... More
OPINION: NFC silicon suppliers Inside Contactless and NXP both say they now expect to see a range of Android NFC phones arriving on the market from the end of this year with, says Inside’s Loic Hamon, a “vast portfolio of phones next year for sure.” More
TazCard, a stand-alone NFC device which communicates via USB and Zigbee instead of a mobile network connection, is set to launch by the end of 2010 with a target price of €150 — and a very different approach to building NFC ecosystems. More
Inside Contactless and NXP, the leading suppliers of NFC mobile phone chips, say the first commercial Android NFC phones will arrive later this year — with many more to follow in the first half of 2011. More
NXP and Trusted Logic have released an open source NFC Android API designed to work with a second generation NFC Android stack developed by the two companies which, they say, “provides a complete integration into the Android framework, comparable to the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi services already integrated in Android.”... More
Developers looking to create NFC solutions and devices will now be able to download the company’s NFC protocol stack for Android, MeeGo, Linux and Windows Mobile phones from the Sourceforge free open source software website. More
Singapore-based trusted service management (TSM) specialist Cassis International has opened an office in New York, giving it a foothold in the American market for the first time... More
The mobile operator has signed up five Chinese banks and five transport operators for the commercial launch of its NFC service, scheduled to take place during the second quarter of 2010. More
The near field communication functionality in Sagem Wireless’ Cosyphone, a new NFC handset designed for the over 50s, is being supplied by Inside Contactless... More
The first trials of a Visa-backed NFC add-on will begin during the second quarter of 2010. More
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