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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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.