News stories featuring Toyota:
March 15th, 2017
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) has outlined how technologies such as NFC and Bluetooth can be used for digital car keys in a white paper discussing its Digital Key project — a standardisation effort for digital key adoption. “The guiding principle for using smart devices as car keys is the convenience and ease of use for the consumer,” says the CCC, whose members include General Motors, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Toyota and Honda.
November 1st, 2016
Drivers may soon be able to lock and unlock car doors and start vehicle engines using their smartphone and a Smart Key Box (SKB) unveiled by Toyota that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The device…
February 28th, 2012
A Porsche 911 that features NFC pairing functionality is on show at the BlackBerry stand at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For the demonstration, an NFC tag has been integrated into the vehicle, allowing…
March 18th, 2011
Daimler, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota and Volkswagen have joined Nokia, Samsung and others as founder members of the Car Connectivity Consortium with the aim of developing common standards for connectivity between handsets and vehicles.
February 9th, 2011
The three mobile network operators, who signed an NFC cooperation agreement in July 2010, are to begin testing a number of cross-border NFC services this month with the aim of launching commercial services by the end of 2011.
February 9th, 2011
Mobile network operator NTT Docomo, the driving force behind Japan’s Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet service, has confirmed that it will make the move to NFC standard technology from “around the end of 2012”, in partnership with Korea’s KT.
November 9th, 2010
NTT Docomo is set to make the switch to NFC standard technology in 2013, according to a report in Japanese business newspaper Nihon Keizai Shimbun. The mobile network operator currently runs the Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet…
July 15th, 2010
The three mobile network operators are to move away from the non-NFC mobile contactless technologies they currently support in favour of an NFC standard solution.
June 14th, 2010
Gemalto has provided further details of the role it is playing in Japanese mobile network operator KDDI‘s extensive NFC field test, which went live last month. As we reported in April, KDDI has partnered with…
April 22nd, 2010
The mobile network operator has partnered with card issuers, airlines, a cinema chain, a car manufacturer and others to run a series of tests of NFC standard technology and aims to introduce NFC services “in the near future”.
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