NFC World – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com B2B news, analysis and educational resources on the latest trends and technologies in payments, transit ticketing, NFC and contactless, and beyond Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:03:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 https://www.nfcw.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/cropped-nfcw-favicon-white-001-32x32.png NFC World – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com 32 32 37289602 Suncorp Stadium reports on NFC event ticketing adoption rates https://www.nfcw.com/2019/11/12/365012/suncorp-stadium-reports-on-nfc-event-ticketing-adoption-rates/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:03:50 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=65012 Fifteen thousand fans have now made use of the NFC-based mobile ticketing system which went live at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, in May 2019, venue management company ASM Global has revealed. Suncorp Stadium was the first sports and entertainment stadium in Australia to offer contactless tickets on iPhone and Apple Watch, via a […]

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NXP combines NFC and UWB for mobile car keys https://www.nfcw.com/2019/11/12/365006/nxp-combines-nfc-and-uwb-for-mobile-car-keys/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:47:59 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=65006 PARTNER NEWS: NXP has launched a new ultra-wideband chip designed to work together with Bluetooth, NFC and secure element technologies to enable “true secure hands-free smart access” to vehicles. “The NXP NCJ29D5 is the first of a new generation of UWB ICs designed specifically for the demands of the global automotive industry,” the chip maker […]

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CaixaBank uses NFC to let customers check in to flagship bank branch of the future https://www.nfcw.com/2019/11/07/364973/caixabank-uses-nfc-to-let-customers-check-in-to-flagship-bank-branch-of-the-future/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 09:22:02 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64973 Spain’s CaixaBank has unveiled ‘all in one’, a 3,000sqm bank branch in Barcelona that showcases the latest financial technology experiences — including NFC check-ins and facial recognition ATMs. “Anyone who comes to ‘all in one’ with an appointment won’t have to wait in the queue to see their advisor,” the bank says. “Customers can use […]

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Salvation Army adds NFC chips to Red Kettles https://www.nfcw.com/2019/11/05/364955/salvation-army-adds-nfc-chips-to-red-kettles/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:16:33 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64955 The Salvation Army is adding NFC chips to all 25,000 of its iconic Red Kettles for its Christmas 2019 fundraising campaign, enabling shoppers to simply tap their Apple or Android NFC phone to make a donation to the charity. The Salvation Army is providing fundraisers across the USA with NFC tags and stickers printed with […]

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NFC Forum appoints Mike McCamon as its new executive director https://www.nfcw.com/2019/11/04/364922/nfc-forum-appoints-mike-mccamon-as-its-new-executive-director/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:08:01 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64922 “My goal is to guide the NFC Forum in a slight pivot to increase focus on doing whatever is necessary to enable NFC technology to deliver a consistently positive user experience, however it is used,” Mike McCamon, the new executive director of the NFC Forum, has told NFC World. “Over the last 15 years the […]

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Chick-fil-A adds NFC tags to restaurant tabletops https://www.nfcw.com/2019/10/23/364807/chick-fil-a-adds-nfc-tags-to-restaurant-tabletops/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:38:42 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64807 US fast food restaurant giant Chick-fil-A has launched a mobile ordering service that lets customers place food orders with their mobile phone and then tap a numbered NFC tag on their table to confirm where they are sitting so that their meal can be brought directly to their seat. The new ‘dine-in’ mobile ordering service […]

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UK government includes iPhone NFC passport reading in iOS Brexit app https://www.nfcw.com/2019/10/21/364763/uk-government-includes-iphone-nfc-passport-reading-in-ios-brexit-app/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:12:25 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64763 The UK government has introduced an iOS version of its EU Exit: ID Document Check app, enabling EU citizens to use the NFC passport reading capabilities Apple has introduced in iOS 13 to register for settled status in the UK. The Home Office app enables EU citizens to apply for settled status without having to […]

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Invenco picks Cilab to speed up EMV development and testing https://www.nfcw.com/2019/10/21/364750/invenco-cilab-emv-development-testing/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:11:38 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64750 PARTNER NEWS: Cilab’s ci230 high-speed testing suite has made it possible for self-service payments leader Invenco to significantly improve the time it takes to develop, test and bring to market EMV-compliant NFC payment terminals for its customers, chief engineer Chris Henry has told NFC World. Invenco lets customers accept contact and contactless payments at outdoor […]

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Kraft Heinz promotes cheese slices with tamper resistant NFC tags https://www.nfcw.com/2019/10/18/364739/kraft-heinz-promotes-cheese-slices-with-tamper-resistant-nfc-tags/ Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:32:32 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64739 PARTNER NEWS: Food giant Kraft Heinz is using tamper resistant NXP NFC tags for an innovative marketing campaign that lets customers tap their NFC phone to a tag incorporated into product packaging for a chance to win a gift card — but only if they have first purchased the product and opened the packet. Tamper […]

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French government to include NFC passport reading in digital identity app https://www.nfcw.com/2019/10/04/364631/french-government-to-include-nfc-passport-reading-in-digital-identity-app/ Fri, 04 Oct 2019 11:46:26 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=64631 A new digital identity service to be introduced by the French government this year will use NFC passport reading to enable citizens to use their smartphone to securely enrol themselves onto the system. “President Emmanuel Macron’s government is pushing through plans to roll out an ID programme, dubbed Alicem, in November, earlier than an initial […]

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