Ingersoll Rand launches secure P2P platform for NFC keys

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Secure P2P offers a number of advantages over card emulation mode, the access control specialist’s Raj Venkat has told NFC World — there is no no need to wait for carriers to deploy TSM platforms, no middlemen have to be involved and the technology works on both locked and unlocked NFC phones. More


Orange launches NFC Service Center

Orange

Orange Business Services has launched the NFC Service Center, a dual TSM solution designed to enable banks and service providers to deploy a wide range of NFC services to customers of all the French mobile network operators... More


Google tests Yubikey NFC tokens

Google is testing a version of Yubico’s Yubikey Neo NFC token with employees and “hopes to offer it to consumers next year as a more secure way of logging into Gmail and other Google accounts, The Wall Street Journal reports... More


Monet+ adds Windows logins via NFC

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Czech smart card specialist Monet+ and mobile network operator Telefónica have teamed up to create ProID+ Mobile, a solution that enables Android phone users to log in to a computer running Windows using credentials stored on the SIM in their NFC phone... More









China Mobile and China UnionPay launch NFC payments service

BEIJING: People find out more about the new payments network. Pic: Xinhua/Li Xin

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network operator, and Chinese bank card association China UnionPay have announced that their NFC payments service is now live in more than fourteen Chinese cities, including Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou — and eight banks have signed up to make use of the partners’ platform... More



Asus launches NFC Express reader

Asus NFC Express

Asus has launched NFC Express, an external accessory for PCs that makes it easy to pair desktop computers and Android NFC phones and tablets so users can share data between devices and use their mobile phone as a remote control for their PC... More





Tesco: NFC payments are too complex and offer too few benefits

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“NFC was revolutionary 10 years ago but I think it just might have passed its sell-by date”, the retail giant’s Lyndon Lee told attendees at a mobile payments conference in London this week. “We are developing a digital wallet, focusing on marketing and loyalty aspects, but payment may not enter the wallet.” More




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