No NFC announced for iPhone 5

Apple's iPhone 5

There’s no mention of NFC in the list of hardware improvements announced for the new iPhone 5 today, and there was only a very brief mention of the Passbook mobile wallet feature which was announced in June... More



SEC filing triggers speculation on iPhone 5 with NFC

Apple and AuthenTec

Examination of a proxy statement filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission by Authentec, linked to Apple’s recent bid to acquire the firm for US$356m, has led to renewed speculation that the next iPhone will include an NFC-enabled version of the Apple Passbook mobile wallet app announced in June... More


Win8 Thinkpad to get NFC

Lenovo has announced the ThinkPad Tablet 2 for Windows 8 a 10.1-inch touchscreen device which will come with both NFC and a fingerprint biometrics reader... More













NFC phones to get biometric security support

Motorola Atrix fingerprint sensor

NXP, AuthenTec and DeviceFidelity have announced they are developing reference designs for Android NFC phones that will ensure a mobile payment can only be made after the user has proved their identity by swiping their finger across a biometric sensor built into the handset. More




ACS adds biometrics to NFC reader

Hong Kong-based Advanced Card Systems (ACS) has launched a new NFC reader which incorporates a fingerprint sensor, enabling biometric identification and verification to be added to PC-based contactless and near field communication applications... More


NFC news in brief • 11 Oct 2010

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: First Osaifu-Keitai smartphone • Antenna designer broadcasts Samsung success • St Petersburg metro test • NFC is key to BMW’s Connected Drive • NFC Forum’s new member • Gauthier moves to PayPal • Toro and Collis partner up • and more… More


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