DeviceFidelity granted new NFC patent

DeviceFidelity

NFC microSD specialist DeviceFidelity has been awarded a US patent, number 7,942,337, for “an implementation of near field communication (NFC) technology for enabling mobile devices to function like mobile wallets capable of conducting payment, access, transit and other contactless transactions using credentials issued by multiple different enterprises through points of sale terminals.”... More



IDA demos NFC ‘smart shopping’ service

Singapore IDA

Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), the government agency tasked with implementing a national NFC infrastructure for Singapore, is demonstrating a number of “rich mobile NFC services” at the imbX tradeshow in Singapore... More



NFC news in brief • 17 May 2011

Paper phone

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: US files lawsuit against Verifone/Hypercom deal • iPhone 5 unlikely to support NFC payments, says analyst • ‘Paper’ phone unveiled • Vivotech adds NFC to mag stripe terminals • Hashable adds NFC to contacts app • Sequent raises funds • Connecthings invests in Lifera • and more… More


Think&Go introduces NFC shopping engine

Think&Go NFC

The new system combines NFC tags placed on product labels and shelf-edges with a ‘preference engine’ stored on a consumer’s mobile phone so that, for instance, shoppers can be alerted if a food product contains an ingredient they are allergic to or does not meet their pre-set shopping preferences. More








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