French carers to use NFC

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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


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




Inside Secure launches multi-owner secure element

Inside Secure's Pierre Garnier

“With the availability of the VaultSecure IC, smartphone manufacturers, mobile network operators and other trusted third parties can co-own the SE and install, personalize and administer their own open- or closed-loop payment, access control, transit, loyalty or other secure applets,” says Inside’s Pierre Garnier. More




Inside Secure appoints NFC patent licensing agent

Inside Secure CEO Remy de Tonnac

The NFC chip specialist has hired IP commercialisation specialist France Brevets to handle licensing of more than seventy patents — including a core patent that is expected to mean any manufacturer incorporating an NFC controller into their device will need to acquire a license. More



Martineau leaves Inside Secure

Philippe Martineau has left NFC and contactless chip specialist Inside Secure, which recently floated on the NYSE Euronext Paris stock exchange, to join NFC microSD specialist DeviceFidelity as VP of business development... More






Morpho adds NFC-on-a-SIM

ID technology provider Morpho is to offer Inside Secure’s new NFC-on-a-SIM technology to its customers under the Morpho SIMply NFC-Revolution brand name... More


Telecom Italia to test NFC in Milan

Telecom Italia's Marco Patuano

The Italian mobile network operator is to work with French technology cluster Pole SCS on the development of a range of innovative NFC services which will be introduced first in the city of Milan from later this year. More



Inside Secure completes IPO

Inside Secure

Shares in the first NFC specialist to go public were oversubscribed by five times and the offer price was set at the high end of the range at €8.30 per share, netting the firm €69m and giving it a market capitalisation of €261m. More


Inside Secure ships 17.4m NFC chips, mostly to RIM

Inside Secure CEO Remy de Tonnac

The prospectus for Inside Secure’s IPO this month shows that the company made US$47m from the sale of NFC chips in 2011, that these were mainly delivered to RIM for use in BlackBerry NFC smartphones and that Inside believes it now has a share of close to 50% of the overall market for NFC chips for mobile phones. More


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