Kiroco launches NFC jewellery, scoops award

Kiroco's NFC jewellery in action

UK-based Kiroco has won the Best Innovation of The Year award at London’s Wearable Technology Conference and Expo for a range of interactive jewellery that allows a recipient to tap an NFC phone to see text, video and photo messages uploaded by the sender... More




Diamond Circle to turn NFC tags into Bitcoin wallets

Diamond Circle wants to put sleek Bitcoin ATMs in shopping malls

An Australian startup is to begin issuing NFC tags that act as Bitcoin wallets, NFC readers that merchants can use to charge customers in Bitcoins, and to provide Bitcoin ATMs that can be used to issue new wallet tags as well as top up and withdraw funds from Bitcoin accounts. More


Taglio offers smartcard-secured access for Android devices

Taglio

Smart card security specialist Taglio has produced a smart card integration kit for Android devices that supports contactless cards and NFC devices as well as standard mobile phones and employee cards, enabling companies to provide staff with a way to securely access internal resources from their mobile phones... More



Omron launches NFC weight loss tracker

Omron Activity Monitor with Weight Loss Tracker

Omron Healthcare has launched an activity monitor that can be synced with an online dashboard via an NFC ‘tray’ that plugs into a USB port on a Mac or PC. The aim, Omron says, is to make it easier for wearers to keep track of how many calories they have burned and whether they are currently on target. More





Asus launches NFC Express reader

Asus NFC Express

Asus has launched NFC Express, an external accessory for PCs that makes it easy to pair desktop computers and Android NFC phones and tablets so users can share data between devices and use their mobile phone as a remote control for their PC... More


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