Yubico shows NFC token

Online identity protection specialist Yubico is demonstrating a production version of its YubiKey NFC USB authentication device at Cartes this week. First announced in February, the US$50 YubiKey Neo is designed to fit neatly onto a keychain and allows NFC phone users to securely identify themselves by simply bringing their YubiKey into close proximity with their mobile phone... More







NXP responds to NFC transit security hack

Researchers at Intrepidus Group have demonstrated how an Android NFC phone can be used to add value to a transit card without paying but, says NXP, the vulnerability is limited to transportation card issuers that haven’t upgraded from Mifare Ultralight to the newer Mifare Ultralight C technology. More







Entrust adds NFC to secure ID

Secure ID technology provider Entrust has added support for NFC and Bluetooth to its IdentityGuard authentication platform, enabling mobile phones to be used as corporate authentication devices... More


Trio of Sesames for NFC

Three NFC products have picked up Sesame awards at the Cartes trade show in Paris. NXP won the software category with its open source NFC host software stack for Android... More






Neotion and Alcineo add NFC to pay TV

Neotion's NFC CAM

The NFC CAM allows pay TV providers to give subscribers the ability to transfer content securely from TVs to NFC phones, tablets and other screens, without the risk of piracy or copyright theft. The system can also be used to provide advertisers with a way to issue coupons to viewers. More



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