Taiwan Mobile Payment Co (TWMP), the consortium of regional banks bringing NFC payments to market in Taiwan, is to use Oti Wave, the NFC payment dongle developed by On Track Innovations... More
“One of the largest financial institutions in North America” is conducting an NFC mobile payments pilot that uses the Wave NFC device developed by On Track Innovations (OTI) in combination with provisioning and mobile wallet technology provided by ABnote... More
Hong Kong’s Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited — Jetco — is to use Gemalto’s LinqUs trusted service management platform for the NFC payments service it is to offer consumers via its 30 member banks... More
OTI has received Visa certification for its Wave NFC add-on, a device that plugs into the audio jack of a smartphone, tablet or PC to enable NFC payments... More
ABnote is to offer On Track Innovations’ Wave NFC add-on device as an option with its NFC mobile wallet offering... More
The Wave M and Wave Y smartphones include Samsung’s new ChatOn messaging service and come with NFC as an option. More
Samsung is planning to release two more NFC-enabled Bada-based smartphones later this year, Badaworld reports... More
NFC services will begin in Germany and Poland in 2011 and in the US, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic in 2012. In Germany, the operator looks set to offer its own payments service but in other countries it will partner with other operators or with banks, depending on market conditions. More
“With the availability of new NFC-enabled devices from Samsung, and many more from our other handset partners to come in 2011, we are moving closer to a world in which we believe mobile contactless services will soon become the norm,” says Orange’s EVP of mobile services. More
Samsung has announced a second mobile phone equipped with near field communication functionality at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The Samsung Wave 578 runs on the handset maker’s own Bada smartphone platform, for which the company announced NFC support in January, and features a 3.2-inch screen and 3.2 megapixel camera... More
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