Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Tue, 11 Jun 2019 10:35:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Apple to let iPhone owners use NFC to read all types of contactless card — except for payments cards https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/06/10/362961/apple-to-let-iphone-owners-use-nfc-to-read-all-types-of-contactless-card-except-for-payments-cards/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 13:14:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62961 iPhone users will soon be able to read a full array of ISO 7816 contactless smartcards and tags, including passports, transit and access cards, Apple has revealed. “However, for the time being, reading payment cards will not be supported.” Gordon Scott from the Apple NFC Software team revealed the information during a WWDC 19 session […]

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Confirmed: iOS 13 to include support for NFC passport reading https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/06/07/362943/confirmed-ios-13-to-include-support-for-nfc-passport-reading/ Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:32:29 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62943 Apple’s update to its Core NFC framework for iOS 13 will include support for reading passports and ID documents, chip checker app maker Innovalor has confirmed to NFC World. Innovalor’s ReadID app is used by the UK Home Office for its EU Exit: ID Document Check app and by European banks including Rabobank, ING, de […]

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Apple includes NFC tag writing in major upgrade to Core NFC framework https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/06/06/362917/apple-includes-nfc-tag-writing-in-major-upgrade-to-core-nfc-framework/ Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:12:51 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62917 Updates to Apple's Core NFC framework in iOS 13 will make it possible to write to NFC tags from an iPhone for the first time. Support will also be added for a new kind of 'value added service' tag and for reading and writing to ISO 7816 smart cards and tags and ISO 15693 (NFC Forum Type 5) vicinity cards and tags. Integration with Siri Shortcuts for single tap, multi-step automated workflows is also being added.

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Apple unveils support for NFC pairing at WWDC https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/06/04/362870/apple-unveils-support-for-nfc-pairing-at-wwdc/ Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:06:07 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62870 Apple is to add support for NFC P2P pairing in iOS 13, enabling iPhone users to share movies and music “with just a tap”. “We have all had a time where we wanted to share a movie or a song with a friend,” Stacey Lysik, Apple’s senior director of OS product management, explained during the […]

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Facebook to launch WhatsApp mobile payments ‘in a number of other countries’ this year https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/05/03/362550/facebook-to-launch-whatsapp-mobile-payments-in-a-number-of-other-countries-this-year/ Fri, 03 May 2019 11:23:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62550 Despite still being only in a test phase in India, mobile payments via Facebook’s WhatsApp instant messaging platform will launch in more markets this year, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Speaking during a keynote address at Facebook’s annual developer conference F8, Zuckerberg said payments offered the company one of the biggest opportunities to simplify […]

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Apple to open up the iPhone’s NFC chip at WWDC? https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/23/362389/apple-to-open-up-the-iphones-nfc-chip-at-wwdc/ Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:29:57 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62389 “NFC is getting major improvements, including the ability for third-party developers to read any ISO 7816, FeliCa or MiFare tags. Currently, only tags formatted as NDEF can be read by third-party apps… Keep in mind, the news is from anonymous sources and is far from official.”

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Apple to add support for campus cards to iPhones and Apple Watch https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/06/04/357201/apple-to-add-support-for-campus-cards-to-iphones-and-apple-watch/ Mon, 04 Jun 2018 18:47:45 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57201 Students at six US universities will be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to replace their student ID card from later this year, Apple has announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple to add new NFC features in iOS 12? https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/05/28/357132/apple-to-add-new-nfc-features-in-ios-12/ Mon, 28 May 2018 11:04:41 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57132 Apple is set to announce that iOS 12 will include “a significant change” to the iPhone’s NFC capabilities that “could pave the way for people to use iPhones for other security-sensitive interactions, from paying transit fares and opening car doors to verifying their identity in other ways”, according to a report in The Information. Apple […]

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Apple makes NFC tag reading available for beta testing https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/06/27/353662/apple-makes-nfc-tag-reading-available-for-beta-testing/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/06/27/353662/apple-makes-nfc-tag-reading-available-for-beta-testing/#comments Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:17:41 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=53662 Members of the general public who sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program can now download a pre-release edition of iOS 11, the latest version of Apple’s operating system for iPhone and iPad which brings with it support for NFC tag reading. “The Apple Beta Software Program is open to anyone with a valid […]

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Apple to enable NFC pairing on HomeKit smart home devices https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/06/12/353211/apple-to-enable-nfc-pairing-on-homekit-smart-home-devices/ Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:20:07 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=53211 Apple’s HomeKit smart home framework will soon support the use of NFC for accessory pairing, the iPhone maker has revealed. The move follows the announcement that Apple is to enable support for NFC tag reading on the iPhone and on Apple Watch devices once iOS 11 ships “in the fall”. The latest enhancement to the […]

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