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    Apple buys fingerprint biometrics specialist Authentec

    July 27th, 2012

    The company’s products include a fingerprint sensor for NFC mobile phones that ensures only the registered user of a device can gain access to their mobile wallet. More

    NFC phones and tablets with fingerprint security protection “expected later this year”

    May 14th, 2012

    A new fingerprint sensor from Authentec is now being designed into a number of new devices so that NFC phone users can add an extra layer of protection to their mobile wallets, the company says. More

    NFC phones to get biometric security support

    August 4th, 2011

    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