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Sweden to introduce NFC vaccine certificates

Sweden’s minister for digital development Anders Ygeman

Residents of Sweden will be able to store a digital certificate proving they have been inoculated against Covid-19 on their mobile phone or access their certificate via an NFC sticker attached to their passport by the beginning of June, the Swedish government has announced... More




Israel rolls out vaccine certification app

Israek Covid-19 vaccine certification

Israeli citizens who have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine or recovered from the illness can now prove their status using a government-issued Green Pass vaccine certification app on their mobile devices... More








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BMW adds UWB to digital car keys

BMW iX electric car with UWB digital car key

Apple iPhone users who purchase a BMW iX electric car will be able to lock, unlock and start the vehicle without taking their smartphone out of their bag or pocket using ultra wideband (UWB) functionality built into an upgraded version of the vehicle manufacturer’s Digital Key... More



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NFC Forum launches device certification program designed to improve the NFC user experience

NFC Forum CR12 Certification Program

The NFC Forum has introduced a product certification program that improves the user experience for NFC device owners by enabling manufacturers of smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices to prove that their products fully conform to a wide range of contactless transport, payments and access control standards... More