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    Windows 10 for mobile gets HCE

    March 25th, 2015

    Microsoft is to introduce support for host card emulation (HCE) payments in the mobile version of its Windows 10 operating system. SIM-based secure elements will continue to be supported with “improved payment integration flows” enabling… More

    Catchwell’s PDAs get NFC

    June 25th, 2012

    Korean industrial PDA maker Catchwell is to build NFC into its Android and Windows Mobile 6.5 handheld computers. Devices will use Stollmann‘s NFC stack, which allows manufacturers to easily build systems using different operating systems and NFC controllers, to offer support for NFC-based payments and access control.

    NFC news in brief • 30 May 2011

    May 30th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Identive, NXP sign VAR deal • Huawei planning NFC phones? • Vodacom looks to NFC • NFC domain names on Ebay • US banks debut P2P payments • Samsung smashes Galaxy sales record • US theme park to offer next-gen shopping experience • Rhodes framework adds NFC support • and more… More

    Microsoft bringing NFC to Windows phones this year?

    March 30th, 2011

    Software giant Microsoft could be introducing NFC capabilities to Windows mobile phones as soon as this year, according to Bloomberg: Microsoft Corp. is working on a version of its Windows Phone software that will let… More

    ShopSavvy hires PayPal Mobile product lead for move into NFC payments and promotions

    March 14th, 2011

    The mobile barcode-based shopping service has hired PayPal Mobile’s former product lead to spearhead the introduction of an NFC-enabled mobile wallet that will let users store bank and credit cards as well as coupons, gift cards, instant rebates, loyalty cards and cash-back rewards on their mobile phones. More

    Visa certifies DeviceFidelity’s In2Pay NFC microSD add-on for commercial deployments

    December 14th, 2010

    The payments network’s new compliance testing system means that Visa can now certify other devices and phones with built-in NFC functionality “in a heartbeat”, the company’s head of mobile product development has told NFC World.  More

    Inside Contactless announces combined NFC controller and embedded secure element package

    November 29th, 2010

    The NFC and contactless specialist has teamed up with Infineon and Giesecke & Devrient to provide handset manufacturers with a single package that includes both an NFC controller and an embedded secure element. More

    DeviceFidelity adds NFC support for Android and Mifare

    DeviceFidelity adds NFC support for Android and Mifare

    November 24th, 2010

    DeviceFidelity has announced that its In2Pay microSD format NFC devices can now be used in Android phones. In2Pay already works with BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows and Symbian devices and is being tested extensively by Visa member… More

    NFC news in brief • 15 Nov 2010

    November 15th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Banks deploy OTP cards • Qantas expands next generation check-in • Visa and Gap tie coupons to purchasing • iPhone users max their cards • Subway picks Facecash • Nokia retrieves Symbian • Mobile coupons gain ground • Barclays reports contactless stats • and more… More

    STMicro, NXP, Trusted Logic and Stollmann join forces to add NFC to Android devices

    STMicro, NXP, Trusted Logic and Stollmann join forces to add NFC to Android devices

    June 2nd, 2010

    NFC chipset manufacturer STMicroelectronics and Stollmann, which launched a chipset independent NFC API for Android last month, have joined NXP and Trusted Logic, who launched a joint NFC API for Android in April, to promote a common hardware-independent API for… More

    Multiple NFC-enabled Android handsets to arrive from late 2010

    April 23rd, 2010

    Inside Contactless and NXP, the leading suppliers of NFC mobile phone chips, say the first commercial Android NFC phones will arrive later this year — with many more to follow in the first half of 2011. More

    Inside Contactless to make Open NFC source code and API available on Sourceforge.net

    Inside Contactless to make Open NFC source code and API available on Sourceforge.net

    April 23rd, 2010

    Developers looking to create NFC solutions and devices will now be able to download the company’s NFC protocol stack for Android, MeeGo, Linux and Windows Mobile phones from the Sourceforge free open source software website. More

    Casio launches NFC handheld aimed at industrial applications

    Casio launches NFC handheld aimed at industrial applications

    November 16th, 2009

    The Japanese electronics manufacturer’s new rugged PDA is equipped with both 3G mobile data and a range of functions for retrieving and gathering data in the field — including NFC.  More

    Zenius, Charge Anywhere turn NFC phones into low cost POS terminals

    Zenius, Charge Anywhere turn NFC phones into low cost POS terminals

    October 16th, 2009

    The two companies have launched solutions that enable merchants equipped with just an NFC mobile phone to accept contactless bank cards and more. More