The computer software giant is to use its own symbol to show that a Windows 8 device has NFC functionality and to indicate to a user where the NFC antenna is located. More
Phone maker Samsung has filed a trademark application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for “Samsung Wallet”, a word mark relating to “computer software for mobile phones, smart phones and tablet PCs,” PocketNow reports... More
A newly published Apple patent application sets out a way for a virtual SIM card to be built into an embedded secure element which can, in turn, be attached to an NFC controller chip. More
Secure identity specialist HID Global expects its patent “Method and Apparatus for Making a Decision on a Card” to be issued shortly by the USPTO... More
A recent design patent for Apple has revealed an e-Wallet icon that could feature on a future version of the iPhone... More
A patent application for a ‘Touch Screen RFID Tag Reader’, filed by Apple in December 2007, has been published on the US Patent & Trademark Office website. More
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