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    NFC Forum Certification Mark

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    NFC Forum updates certification policy

    June 13th, 2014

    The NFC Forum is to introduce a series of changes to its certification policy in January 2015. The changes include new rules for inheritance, new processes for rolling out new functionality and for implementing updates to existing test cases. “To ensure that all stakeholders have sufficient time to adjust to the changes, the Forum is making available to members a preview copy for their review,” the association says.

    Dragon gets NFC certification

    June 25th, 2012

    Hardware manufacturer Duali’s Dragon NFC reader has become the first product to achieve NFC Forum certification in Korea. The USB-based desktop device was tested by Korean certification laboratory KTC using equipment from Clear2Pay. The Dragon supports all four NFC Forum tag types and P2P mode and, says Duali, can also be easily integrated into ATMs, point of sale terminals and NFC-enabled kiosks.

    NFC Forum picks Broadcom for device certification testing

    October 26th, 2011

    The NFC Forum has chosen to use Broadcom‘s recently announced BCM2079x NFC controller chips to validate its NFC device certification test suite. The NFC Forum Certification Program, introduced in December 2010, provides device manufacturers with… More

    NFC Forum readies test tool RFP

    September 29th, 2011

    The NFC Forum is working on the second wave of its certification programme, due to be completed next year. As part of the project the standards organisation is looking to appoint an RF analog test tool validation services test house. Companies interested in participating in the request for proposals should email

    NFC news in brief • 27 June 2011

    June 27th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Korea gets NFC Forum test lab • Verayo hires CTO from Apple • US Bank issues contactless EMV cards • SPVA releases secure payment device standards • Majority don’t trust mobile phone companies • 20m Visa contactless cards in UK by end of year • Groupon ties deals to loyalty cards • Identive appoints NFC VP • and more… More

    Google joins the NFC Forum

    March 31st, 2011

    The internet giant is one of 32 new members of the NFC standards organisation. Other well known names to join the association include car maker Daimler and electronics giant Hitachi. More

    Fime laboratories receive NFC Forum approval

    March 30th, 2011

    NFC testing specialist Fime has achieved NFC Forum accreditation for its test laboratory in France. This allows Fime to conduct the tests that confirm a device’s compliance with the NFC Forum’s technical specifications that must be completed before… More

    No NFC in iPhone 5?

    March 14th, 2011

    The UK’s Independent newspaper is reporting that Apple has decided not to include near field communication functionality in the next version of the iPhone, due to a “lack of a clear standard across the industry.”… More

    AT4 Wireless and Collis to provide full range of NFC test solutions

    AT4 Wireless and Collis to provide full range of NFC test solutions

    February 28th, 2011

    AT4 Wireless and Collis have teamed up to jointly offer a full range of NFC and mobile payments test solutions. The new partnership sees the two companies able to offer Collis’ SWP-HCI Test Suites, GlobalPlatform… More

    NFC Forum approves Clear2Pay’s Integri NFC test solution

    NFC Forum approves Clear2Pay’s Integri NFC test solution

    February 28th, 2011

    The NFC Forum has approved a second NFC test equipment solution, the Integri NFC Test Solution from Clear2Pay . The move follows the launch of the NFC Forum’s device certification programme in December 2010. The… More

    NFC Forum unveils device certification mark

    December 13th, 2010

    Manufacturers of NFC devices can now submit their products to approved test houses and those that pass the required compliance tests will be able to place the NFC Forum Certification Mark on their hardware and packaging to prove that they conform to NFC standards. More