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March 2nd, 2015
PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker NXP has produced a new tool to help developers quickly build apps that utilise the embedded secure element in the company’s PN66T NFC module. The Secure Service Development Platform (SSDP) allows…
January 29th, 2013
Hong Kong-based NFC wallet specialist Toro has opened a European research and development centre in Barcelona, Spain. Seven technical staff have already been recruited and an additional twenty developers and UI designers will be hired in 2013. “The Barcelona team is already working on a national NFC wallet deployment by one of the major European telecom operators,” the company says.
October 11th, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: First Osaifu-Keitai smartphone • Antenna designer broadcasts Samsung success • St Petersburg metro test • NFC is key to BMW’s Connected Drive • NFC Forum’s new member • Gauthier moves to PayPal • Toro and Collis partner up • and more…
February 15th, 2010
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has teamed up with Hong Kong-based NFC specialist Toro to develop a range of mobile financial applications based on G&D’s microSD format Mobile Security Card and Toro’s Akami mobile platform. “Both…
November 12th, 2009
NFC specialist Toro‘s Akami software suite has been selected as a finalist in the Mobile category of the prestigious Sesames Awards. The start-up’s product, a system for distributing NFC services to end users, will be…
March 19th, 2009
UPDATED Consumers can simply pair the company’s new ‘With Me’ device, expected to retail at US$25, with their existing Bluetooth phone in order to NFC-enable their handset.
December 30th, 2008
Membership of the NFC Forum is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Handset manufacturers, mobile service providers, payment services providers, chip makers, solution developers, municipalities and academic institutions have all recently joined up.
December 5th, 2008
Five hundred ING customers in Bucharest are to be the first in the world to have a prepaid Maestro PayPass account loaded onto their NFC phone.
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