SIMalliance publishes NFC paper

The SIMalliance has set out its recommendations for UICC configuration and feature requirements for NFC payments in a new paper called UICC Configuration for Mobile NFC Payments v1.0... More


New IoT consortium launches

Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel, Samsung and Wind River have formed the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC), a new industry grouping that aims to improve the interoperability and define the connectivity requirements for the Internet of Things (IoT)... More



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ABnote to add HCE to TSM platform

Global card manufacturer and NFC service provider ABnote is to integrate SimplyTapp’s host card emulation (HCE) technology into its trusted service manager (TSM) platform, enabling card issuers to deploy cloud-based NFC payments solutions to their customers... More




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Hong Kong banks agree NFC payment standards

Hong Kong Association of Banks

The Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) has issued Best Practice for NFC Mobile Payment in Hong Kong, a set of common standards and best practices that aims to help establish an interoperable, as well as safe and effective, NFC mobile payment infrastructure... More


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Juniper cuts NFC ticketing forecast

Dr Windsor Holden

Just over 950m mobile phone users worldwide are forecast to use their handsets for mobile ticketing by 2018, up from 458m this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research, but NFC ticketing will be slower to hit the mainstream than the analysts had previously expected... More












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Orange and China Mobile sign NFC development deal

Orange and China Mobile

“By working together with China Mobile, we hope to show that the development of a SIM-card based approach using recognized standards will be a key factor in winning over consumer confidence as NFC services become more and more prevalent over the coming years,” says Orange’s Thierry Millet. More


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NFC Forum publishes NFC Controller Interface specification

NFC Forum chairman Koichi Tagawa

“The availability of the NCI specification is significant because it makes it easier for device manufacturers to integrate chipsets from different chip manufacturers, and it defines a common level of functionality and interoperability among the components within an NFC-enabled device,” says the NFC Forum. More