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Transport ticketing alliance debuts ‘Cipurse’ open alternative to Mifare

OSPT Alliance

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance is proposing a new open ticketing standard to be called Cipurse that will “enable technology suppliers to develop and deliver interoperable transit fare collection solutions for cards, stickers, fobs, NFC mobile phones and other consumer devices.” Singapore’s Land Transport Authority is the first to agree to adopt the new standard. More


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NFC news in brief • 6 Dec 2010

Inside Secure

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Inside Contactless ships 250m cards, changes name • Visa matches phone and card locations • UK debit cards overtake cash • PayPal rewards best customers • Retailers test mobile POS • Mobile barcode usage up 30% • Which mobile OS where? • and more… More









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

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 NFC applications on mobile phones and other devices running Android... More






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NXP and Trusted Logic release open source Android NFC API

NXP and Trusted Logic have released an open source NFC Android API designed to work with a second generation NFC Android stack developed by the two companies which, they say, “provides a complete integration into the Android framework, comparable to the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi services already integrated in Android.”... More