PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker AMS, one of two NFC IC suppliers to Apple, has introduced a development kit and software stack designed to make it easy to build NFC functionality into routers, set-top boxes, automotive infotainment systems, consumer electronics devices, home appliances and other NFC-enabled electronics products... More
The winners of this year’s Wima NFC competition have been announced — with Think&Go NFC scooping three awards... More
Testing equipment provider Comprion and software stack specialist Stollmann have announced a joint solution that allows the NFC Forum device test application testing process to be completely automated... More
Software stack specialist Stollmann has expanded its NFC stack to include support for Texas Instruments’ TI TRF79xx family of NFC chips... More
NFC software stack specialist Stollmann, automotive infotainment specialist Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions (PLDS) and in-vehicle mobile communications specialist Funkwerk Dabendorf are to work together to integrate mobile phones with car information systems via NFC... More
Korean industrial PDA maker Catchwell is to build NFC into its Android and Windows Mobile 6.5 handheld computers... More
The vehicle audio and entertainment giant is to add NFC to future products, enabling drivers to interact with their in-car systems, play phone calls over car speakers, interface with diagnostics systems and more. 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
The NFC specialist is making its NFC protocol stack available via an Apache open source license, in a move that should make it simpler and easier for manufacturers to add NFC functionality to mobile phones and other devices. More
OPINION: In some ways, NFC seems very simple. Stick an RF antenna in a phone, link it to a secure element so that sensitive data can be stored safely, and off you go. Or maybe not… More
The two companies will offer handset manufacturers a combined NFC handset hardware and software solution, making it quicker and easier to integrate NFC into their mobile devices. More
Have you been wondering about whether you should enter the NFC Forum’s global competition? The deadline has now been extended and you can get some last-minute advice from a webcast on January 27. More
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