US iPhone users can now order a case containing an NFC microSD card online and use it to make payments with their mobile phone. An Android version will be added during the second quarter of 2012 and there are plans to make the technology available internationally from the end of the year. More
BPCE, France’s second largest banking group and owner of both Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, is teaming up with Visa to conduct a pilot test of NFC MicroSD cards in the cities of Nice and Strasbourg this autumn... More
The payments network’s new compliance testing system means that Visa can now certify other devices and phones with built-in NFC functionality “in a heartbeat”, the company’s head of mobile product development has told NFC World. More
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