Specification – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:20:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Specification – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 GlobalPlatform releases secure element specs for system-on-chip deployments https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/21/362094/globalplatform-releases-secure-element-specs-for-system-on-chip-deployments/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:05:44 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62094 GlobalPlatform has published two new standards designed to provide chip, device and firmware developers with an open, standardized way to load and manage firmware in a secure and isolated area of a device’s system-on-a-chip (SoC). “The ability to integrate a tamper-resistant hardware platform in a SoC offers a new universal form factor to host and […]

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NFC Forum bridges the gap between QR mobile payments services and NFC devices https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/05/361863/nfc-forum-nfc-money-transfer-bridges-gap-between-qr-mobile-payments-and-nfc-devices/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:56:25 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61863 The NFC Forum has released a new candidate specification that makes it easy for mobile payments services based on QR codes to add NFC functionality, giving “payment service providers and consumers the opportunity to take advantage of the simple and secure NFC-based payment solutions already in use worldwide.” The NFC Money Transfer Candidate Specification (NMT) […]

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NFC Forum unveils technical specification that lets IoT devices use a single antenna for both NFC and wireless charging https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/01/16/359023/nfc-forum-technical-specification-single-antenna-nfc-and-wireless-charging/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:24:15 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=59023 The NFC Forum has released a new candidate technical specification that is designed to enable a single antenna in an IoT device to be used to manage both NFC communications and wireless charging. The Wireless Charging (WLC) Candidate Technical Specification makes it easier and more convenient to charge low power IoT devices such as smartwatches, […]

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PNC Bank to offer dynamic CVV cards to commercial customers https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/11/13/358507/pnc-bank-dynamic-cvv-cards/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:56:58 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58507 PNC Bank is piloting dynamic CVV cards that use an e-ink screen on the reverse of the card to display a continuously updated three-digit CVV security code. The US-based bank plans to begin offering the cards to its Treasury Management division’s commercial cardholders in early 2019. PNC is using cards based on Visa’s Dynamic CVV2 […]

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GlobalPlatform reports growth in secure element shipments https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/23/358408/globalplatform-reports-growth-in-secure-element-shipments/ Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:19:34 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58408 A total of 5.5bn chips using GlobalPlatform’s secure element specifications were deployed in 2017, up 1.5bn on the previous year, the security standards body has announced. More than 1bn GlobalPlatform-compliant embedded secure elements were built into mobile devices between 2015 and 2017. In 2016 the organisation revealed that 41% of all secure elements deployed globally […]

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NFC Forum expands support for device pairing and personal healthcare monitoring https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/09/358305/nfc-forum-expands-support-for-device-pairing-and-personal-healthcare-monitoring/ Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:55:13 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58305 “The Connection Handover Technical Specification 1.4 allows users to define additional specific services when two devices are paired together using other wireless communication technologies, such as Bluetooth or WLAN by a tap of an NFC-enabled device. The Personal Health Device Communication (PHDC) Technical Specification 1.2 defines the exchange of ISO/IEEE 11073 messages often used for […]

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Rambus sets out the benefits of using a token gateway to protect EMV card-on-file data https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/05/358264/using-a-token-gateway-to-protect-emv-card-on-file-data/ Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:59:54 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58264 EMV card-on-file payment tokenization is set to both reduce online fraud and deliver a range of benefits to merchants but implementation will not be straightforward, Rambus explains in a new paper that sets out the advantages of using a token gateway to simplify the integration and management process. Card-on-file payment tokenization removes the need for […]

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Rambus gets Visa Ready certification for its ecommerce token gateway https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/09/13/358018/rambus-visa-ready-certification-ecommerce-token-gateway/ Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:42:57 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58018 PARTNER NEWS: Online merchants, payment service providers and acquirers can now use the Rambus Token Gateway to tokenize card-on-file ecommerce transactions, enabling sensitive cardholder payment data to be replaced with secure tokens and removing the need for consumers to update their card details following a card reissue. “Tokenization has been hugely successful in securing mobile […]

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Car manufacturers back NFC for digital keys https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/06/21/357359/car-manufacturers-back-nfc-for-digital-keys/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:20:33 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57359 “The Release 1.0 specification provides a generalized deployment method that allows vehicle OEMs to securely transfer a digital key implementation to a smart device, using an existing Trusted Service Manager (TSM) infrastructure. By leveraging NFC distance bounding and a direct link to the secure element of the device, CCC is assuring the highest state-of-the-art security […]

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Forum publishes updated NFC technical specs https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/11/29/355714/forum-publishes-updated-nfc-technical-specs/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:04:53 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55714 “The 2017 Technical Specifications Release comprises 21 new or updated near field communication technical specifications… The specifications feature the latest NFC technology and usability upgrades that significantly impact and advance functionality in a number of key areas for consumers and businesses.”

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