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NFC serves up badminton game

A multiplayer badminton game that uses smartphones to imitate racquets has been shown off by Indonesian developer Agate Studio. NFC is used in the game to initiate a Bluetooth connection between two mobile phones, and...

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NXP launches NFC reader chip

NXP has introduced a multi-protocol, NFC-ready contactless transceiver chip that can be used in a wide range of banking, e-government, transport and mobile payment terminals and other devices. The CLRC663 supports all 13.56MHz contactless standards...

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Inside ranks in Tech Fast 500

Inside Secure has been included in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The French company, which is expected to...

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Reply adds ‘tap to buy’ payments

Italian technology provider Reply has unveiled Hi Credits, a new service that lets consumers make purchases by scanning a 2D barcode displayed on a merchant's mobile phone, or printed on a wide variety of promotional...

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NFC medical device wins award

A concept NFC medical monitoring device has won an iF product design award. "MiniME connects biometric sensors placed on the body to track health stats using RFID and near field communication," MD+DI reports. "It measures...

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BlackBerry 7.1 adds NFC P2P

RIM has now added support for NFC peer-to-peer applications with the release of the software development kit for the BlackBerry 7.1 operating system. The NFC peer-to-peer API allows applications to share larger files and other...

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Bank of New Zealand tests NFC

BNZ and Vodafone have begun a three month NFC payments pilot in New Zealand. The small scale trial involves some 44 BNZ and Vodafone staff who will be issued with Samsung Galaxy S2 NFC phones....

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Spain: Telefónica Employee Trial to Test BlackBerrys for Payment and ID

Scope: 
Trial
Status: 
Planned
Madrid
Spain
40.4167
-3.70035
Est. Launch: 
Q4 2011
Main Application: 
Payment,
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Telefónica to Try Out Payment on NFC-Enabled BlackBerrys

Telefónica to Try Out Payment on NFC-Enabled BlackBerrys

Spain-based Telefónica Group and Research In Motion announced today an employee trial at Telefónica’s headquarters that will test up to three NFC-enabled BlackBerry models for payment and physical access control.

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France: Visa Europe to Launch Another microSD Trial in NFC Demo City

Scope: 
Trial
Status: 
Planned
Caen
France
49.1829
-0.370679
Launch: 
Dec 2011
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
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Poland: Bank Trials iPhone Attachment with Visa payWave

Scope: 
Trial
Warsaw
Poland
52.2297
21.0122
Launch: 
Nov 2011
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
N/A
Service Provider
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Proxama launches NFC payment testing kit

"With our unique kit, vendors and card issuers will now be able to see for themselves how NFC contactless payments will impact on their customers," says Proxama CEO Neil Garner.

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TSM gets MasterCard approval

Giesecke & Devrient has received MasterCard certification for its trusted service manager (TSM) hub in Toronto, Canada. The site handles G&D's NFC application management and provisioning business throughout North America. The company's TSM facility in...

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Visa tests iPhone NFC in Poland

The payments network has partnered with BRE Bank's mBank and MultiBank divisions to test the use of Apple iPhones equipped with an iCarte NFC accessory.

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Mobey Forum wants open wallets

"Mobey Forum strongly believes in and promotes the concept of the mobile wallet as an open platform rather than a system limited to the provider's partnerships," says the mobile financial services association in a new...

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Gemalto gets NFC SIM certification

Gemalto has become the first smart card provider to get GlobalPlatform certification for an NFC SIM product, following the launch of GlobalPlatform's compliance programme earlier this year. The smart card and SIM supplier picked testing...

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Visa vending goes contactless

Visa Europe is moving to contactless payments for the vending machines in its UK offices after a six month trial conducted with vending specialist Vianet in which a dozen machines recorded more than 10,000 contactless...

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Xmas lights turned on with NFC

The Christmas lights in English university city and tech centre Cambridge have been officially switched on by a celebrity using an NFC phone, reports The Register. This article was first published at www.nfcworld.com. Related news:Signbox...

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MasterCard surveys European attitudes to payment technologies

The 'Tech Nation' poll of consumers in eight European nations found that both mobile and contactless payments are used most widely in Russia and Turkey while only 5% of British consumers say they have made a contactless card payment.

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O2 expands Pilsen NFC project

Telefonica Czech Republic has launched the final phase of its two-year NFC trial in the city of Pilsen. For six months, fifty users will test a fully-featured Pilsen city card held in a SIM-based mobile...

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