Cartes 2012 – NFC World News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Sun, 27 Jan 2019 21:30:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Cartes 2012 – NFC World 32 32 37289602 Atos adds portable POS Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:35:56 +0000 Atos Worldline has launched Yoximo, a portable POS terminal with a contactless reader integrated into its colour screen. The terminal complies with the PCI 3 and SRED standards, and features a revolving PIN privacy shield.

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MasterCard and ING test NFC for online payments Wed, 07 Nov 2012 16:06:49 +0000 The new NFC solution is designed to offer the same user experience — and the same level of security — whether a shopper is presenting a merchant with a physical card or making a remote ecommerce or mcommerce transaction.

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Inside Secure’s SIM card chipset adds NFC to standard mobile phones Wed, 07 Nov 2012 15:20:54 +0000 NFC and contactless chip specialist Inside Secure has announced the availability of a new chipset that enables NFC payment capabilities to be added to standard mobile phones. New PicoPulse NFC RF front-end booster chips work in combination with Inside Secure’s VaultSecure multi-owner secure element chips, introduced last month, to enable all the elements needed to […]

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Eurosmart forecasts NFC SEs Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:56:35 +0000 Close to 100m NFC secure elements will be shipped this year and that number will double in 2013, according to analysis conducted by smart card trade body Eurosmart. 750m contactless cards will also be produced in 2013, up from 600m in 2012.

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OTI adds NFC to standard phones with Copni Wave plug-in Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:48:39 +0000 On Track Innovations (OTI) has announced a new device that adds NFC functionality to standard mobile phones, via the headphone jack. Users can still listen to music while the new Copni Wave is plugged in, says OTI, as headphones can be daisy chained through the NFC add-on. “There is a wide gap between the businesses […]

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Legic demos NFC for ID Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:35:16 +0000 Contactless card specialist Legic is demonstrating at Cartes a new NFC trusted service management solution aimed at the employee ID market. “Major companies presently spend large sums on temporary company ID cards,” says Legic’s Oliver Burke. “NFC can reduce this cost to a fraction.”

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AdvanIDe adds reader boards Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:08:47 +0000 Assa Abloy owned smart card and RFID chip maker AdvanIDe has launched a range of contactless reader modules aimed at the NFC market. The product line includes a plug-and-play option, an OEM board, chipsets and a firmware licensing program for clients developing high volume solutions.

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Identive adds PC NFC readers Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:49:11 +0000 Identive has announced a range of desktop readers that support credentials stored on contact and contactless smart cards as well as NFC phones. “Identive’s new Cloud readers provide organizations with a simple, yet powerful way to bridge their current smart card-based IT systems with emerging contactless applications such as NFC,” says COO Dr Manfred Mueller.

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C-Sam and DNP expand NFC deal Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:39:58 +0000 C-Sam and Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) have expanded availability of their joint NFC mobile wallet solution, available in Japan since July, to more than 30 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The solution combines DNP’s NFC TSM technology with C-Sam’s Mobile Transaction Platform.

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Morpho ships NFC SIMs to KT Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:28:48 +0000 Morpho has shipped 500,000 NFC/LTE SIM cards to KT, Korea’s second largest mobile network operator. KT expects that 20m Korean consumers will be equipped with an NFC phone by the end of this year.

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