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Category Archive: NFC News

News related to NFC enabled phones. About nfc-tags, P2P, mobile wallets, contactless payments. Country-specific news also on the country-pages. ISIS news on USA page, Quick tap info on UK page, Cityzi news on France page etc. etc.

Enhancing the functionality of car keys by supporting NFC technology

Enhancing the functionality of car keys by supporting NFC technology Pioneering the market for ‘smart’ car keys, NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys – the NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite). Enhancing the functionality of car keys by supporting NFC technology, NXP’s KEyLink Lite enables car manufacturers to offer …

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50,000 nurses in the Netherlands use NFC phones

50,000 nurses in the Netherlands use NFC phones Today more than 50,000 nurses in the Netherlands use NFC phones in their daily work. Now you might be thinking: “How did NFC get so big so quickly in the Netherlands?”. Well actually Nedap has been steadily rolling out NFC phones to nurses for the past 10 …

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Unannounced HTC Holiday Android Phone photographed, name?, NFC?

Unannounced HTC Holiday Android Phone photographed, name?, NFC? BGR has obtained photographs of the still-unannounced HTC Holiday Android phone, which may be AT&T’s first 4G LTE-enabled smartphone. We were also shown the results of LTE speed tests taken on the HTC Holiday in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas, and from what we saw, they …

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Three complains in Brussels over NFC exclusion

Three complains in Brussels over NFC exclusion UK’s smallest operator, Three, complains in Brussels about a joint venture which was announced in June. Three speaks of a cartel. The alleged cartel is owned by Everything Everywhere, Telefonica UK and Vodafone, and is intended to create a standard platform for the delivery of NFC-based advertising. Three …

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Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja go NFC on the Nokia 600

Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja go NFC on the Nokia 600 Nokias Symbian Belle newcomers the Nokia 600, 700 and 701, features Near Field Communication support. That means it will be able to take advantage of easy pairing with accessories and instant sharing of files simply by touching the two devices you want to connect. …

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BlackBerry Curve 9380 (Orlando) soon at Telus?

BlackBerry Curve 9380 (Orlando) soon at Telus?

BlackBerry Bold 9790 (Bellagio) soon available?

BlackBerry Bold 9790 (Bellagio) soon available? Here’s another version that’s based on the popular BlackBerry 9700. There’s a touchscreen and keyboard on this Bold. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 will feature a 5-megapixel camera, 8GB of built-in storage, NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi and a 1.2GHz processor? This Phone launched soon ? (BGR.com)

Firm claims it can put NFC in a SIM card

Firm claims it can put NFC in a SIM card Whats new? The most used method at the moment is; NFC chip, SWP, radio, antenna in the Phone and secure element in the SIM-card. SK Telecom announced the launch of a SIM-card with, not only the secure element, but also NFC chip, radio and antenna …

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In Mastercard’s future you can buy things by waving at your TV

In Mastercard’s future you can buy things by waving at your TV If a prototype from MasterCard ever becomes a commercial product,you’ll be able to order and pay for a pizza by waving at your TV from the couch.This integration with Xbox Kinect is just one of several mobile payment technologies that MasterCard displayed at …

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Google Wallet launched on Sprint

Google Wallet launched on Sprint “In May we announced Google Wallet—an app that makes your phone your wallet—with Citi, MasterCard, Sprint and First Data. With Google Wallet, you can tap, pay and save using your phone and near field communication (NFC). We’ve been testing it extensively, and today we’re releasing the first version of the …

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Microsoft reports that Windows 8 will enable PCs to support NFC readers

Microsoft reports that Windows 8 will enable PCs to support NFC readers NFC technology vendors are already aligning themselves to provide solutions that could be used with Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system , which will include built-in NFC functionality, according to Microsoft’s product presentation and demonstration offered at the company’s Build developer conference. Microsoft …

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Deutsche Bahn plans to roll out its NFC-based ticketing service

Deutsche Bahn plans to roll out its NFC-based ticketing service German national railway, Deutsche Bahn, plans to roll out its NFC-based ticketing service, Touch&Travel, to its long-distance stations throughout Germany this year. A spokesman said the railway would expand the NFC “touchpoints” to 320 long-distance stations in November 2011. With the service, preregistered users can …

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Google Wallet doesn’t work with NFC stickers

Google Wallet doesn’t work with NFC stickers Despite earlier reports, NFC stickers are not a quick fix to make any phone work with Google Wallet. Theoretically, these stickers would add NFC support to non-NFC devices. Google Wallet, is an Android app that lets you tap your phone against a payment terminal and immediately pay for …

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ISIS will be available for Android smartphone users beginning in spring 2012

ISIS will be available for Android smartphone users beginning in spring 2012 In the wake of the Google Wallet launch this week, PCMag reports that ISIS will be available for Android smartphone users beginning in spring 2012. ISIS, the mCommerce JV from carriers AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon, will be compatible with the platforms from other …

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What is NFC, what can we do with NFC Phones ?

What is Near Field Communication and what can we do with NFC Phones? Some explanation about sharing, pairing and contactless payments.

Several hardware solutions for Secure Contactless Payments

Near Field Communication allows much more than a mobile payment. However, the possibility of contactless payments with the available NFC-Phones, is what really hits the headlines. To store the virtual money securely, we find multiple hardware solutions.

Suggestions for NFC Phones list

list of available NFC Phones Searched for ” available NFC Phones “?  For the real lists, just use the menu available from all of my webpages. This post is about suggestions for a new list of available NFC Phones.  Only a few websites have such a list available in the virtual world. It seems on …

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