NFC World

Scotland to pilot digital identity platform

Digital Identity Scotland ID schematic

The Scottish Government is to pilot a national digital identity system that enables citizens to store their identity information in their own ‘Attribute Store’ and then “share these attributes with other public sector service providers as and when needed”... More





NFC World

NFC testing innovator Cilab opens NFCW Expo showcase

NFCW EXPO: NFC testing innovator Cilab is providing NFCW readers with early access to a showcase in the NFCW Expo hall that provides information on how its ci230 high speed NFC tester works, the benefits it offers to both engineers and to budget holders — and highlights the testimonials it has received from customers... More









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NFC Forum launches tag certification program

NFC Forum adds NFC tag certification to certification program — NFC Forum — “Tag/inlay, NFC reader and handset manufacturers for the first time will be able to test and verify the performance and interoperability of all the key components in the NFC ecosystem. Certification will help ensure that NFC tags, readers and handsets provide consistent, compelling and connected user experiences.”






What's New in Payments

Barclaycard trials shopping app that lets customers use their smartphone as ‘pocket checkout’

Employees at UK bank Barclays and Barclaycard’s London office have begun piloting a new payment concept that allows them to buy low-value goods in the staff restaurant by scanning the barcode on the items using their smartphone and completing the purchase “with a single click” without needing to visit the physical checkout. More