NFC / Near Field Communication stories
IDEMIA, JCB and Soft Space launch second phase of digital currency project
IDEMIA, JCB and Soft Space advance to phase two of JCB Digital Currency project, focusing on offline peer-to-peer transfers.
Samsung announces upgraded tracking device with Galaxy SmartTag2
Alongside the release of its updated Galaxy FE lineup, Samsung has also announced its updated tracking device, the Galaxy SmartTag2.
Charter Hall Enhances Tenant Experience App with HID Mobile Access
Charter Hall recognized that integrating mobile access control into the app would optimize the role Charli plays in achieving a frictionless experience.
Near Field Communication to reach US$46 billion by 2027
The global near-field communication market was US$17,875 million in 2020 and will be US$46,781 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 14.8% from 2021 to 2027.
Main invests in verification specialist as demand grows
Main Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in InnoValor, the creator of ReadID - a global, mobile identity verification software provider using NFC.
Gaming company Polemos to enable the monetisation of NFT gaming assets from blockchain games.
Gaming company Polemos aims to create the first GameFi platform allowing users to monetise NFT gaming assets from blockchain games.
Aussie startup pre-empts hackers with smartphone tech that blocks NFC attacks
Smartphone NFC capabilities put users at risk of identity theft and hacking, warns Australian startup ARMOURCARD.
Signagelive offers up contextual, responsive digital signage with NFC
Signagelive is using NFC and Beacon technology are being used to help serve up contextual and responsive, interactive digital signage.
ASB offers customers PayTag sticker for mobile payments
The ASB PayTag allows users to switch between their accounts within the ASB Mobile Banking app or by using online banking.
Westpac chooses Gemalto technology for mobile payments
The Optelio Contactless Sticker embeds a secure EMV microprocessor that will be linked to Westpac customers' credit or debit cards.
Apple Pay will change the way you buy everything
The technology means retailers will be able to accept payments via smartphones, and one day people may be able to exchange money using only their phones.
New iPhone 6 gives NFC 'shot in the arm'
Apple's iPhone 6 launch not only advanced tech specs but also revolutionised NFC with Apple Pay, boosting contactless payments.
Serko: Good things come to those who wait
It takes a 119.5 seconds to pour the perfect pint, but in the world of technology, it’s taken five years to utilise the perfect patent.
Apple Pay marks 'milestone' in payments space
Apple Pay's entrance into the payments industry will have a bigger impact in remote mobile payments, according to Ovum.
Serko on song as Apple NFC becomes reality...
Serko, a New Zealand company with NFC patents, welcomes Apple's announcement of NFC support in new iPhones. Mobile payments to go mainstream.
Opinion: Merchants will decide the fate of Apple's mobile wallet
The success of Apple's mobile wallet will depend on merchant acceptance, according to a report from Forrester Research.
Apple NFC hype continues as world awaits iPhone 6...
As the waiting world prepares for the eagerly anticipated launch of Apple's iPhone 6, excitement is rising around NFC capabilities.
Pay it isn’t so… Apple inks iPhone 6 credit cards deal
Apple is joining forces with American Express, Visa and MasterCard to offer a new smartphone payments system for the soon to be released iPhone 6.
Apple moves hint at imminent mobile payment deployment
Apple hints at entering mobile payments, interviewing execs and securing patents, with Tim Cook showing keen interest in the space.
Innovation and disruption ahead for mobile payments market
Mobile payments set for innovation and turmoil in 2014, with tech advances and challenges in digital wallets, says Ovum report.
Samsung unveils Windows 8 mobile devices
As Samsung lifts the lid on their new Android and Windows devices, analysts across the globe give their opinion on the latest tech release.
Vodafone NFC trial gets thumbs-up from customers
Vodafone's NFC payment trial in NZ garners universal praise from users, signalling a future where wallets may become obsolete.
Tongan mobile money transfers enabled by kiwi tech - Updated
Kiwi innovation empowers Tongans in NZ to easily send money home, revolutionising transfers without the need for banks or smartphones.
2degrees lets Wellingtonians ‘Touch2Pay’
Partnership with Snapper lets users pay bus and taxi fares by simply touching their mobile phones to a terminal.