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Near Field Communication to reach US$46 billion by 2027
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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.
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Main invests in verification specialist as demand grows
Fri, 18th Feb 2022
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Main Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in InnoValor, the creator of ReadID - a global, mobile identity verification software provider using NFC.
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Gaming company Polemos to enable the monetisation of NFT gaming assets from blockchain games.
Wed, 29th Dec 2021
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The esports-focused company Polemos has released a white paper laying out a strategy to build the world's first GameFi platform enabling the monetisation of idle NFT gaming assets from integrated blockchain games.
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Aussie startup pre-empts hackers with smartphone tech that blocks NFC attacks
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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All it takes is for malicious code to be injected through the NFC feature on a smartphone and a hacker pushing out malicious RFID signal to a phone."
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Signagelive offers up contextual, responsive digital signage with NFC
Tue, 12th Jan 2016
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Signagelive is using NFC and Beacon technology are being used to help serve up contextual and responsive, interactive digital signage.
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ASB offers customers PayTag sticker for mobile payments
Mon, 24th Nov 2014
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The ASB PayTag allows users to switch between their accounts within the ASB Mobile Banking app or by using online banking.
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Westpac chooses Gemalto technology for mobile payments
Wed, 19th Nov 2014
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The Optelio Contactless Sticker embeds a secure EMV microprocessor that will be linked to Westpac customers' credit or debit cards.
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Apple Pay will change the way you buy everything
Fri, 24th Oct 2014
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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
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New iPhone 6 gives NFC "shot in the arm"
Thu, 18th Sep 2014
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In short, Apple just gave NFC the greatest shot in the arm that it has ever received...
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Serko: Good things come to those who wait
Thu, 11th Sep 2014
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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.
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Apple Pay marks "milestone" in payments space
Thu, 11th Sep 2014
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"The long anticipated entrance of Apple into the payments space marks a milestone in payments regardless of the eventual outcome of its new services."
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Serko on song as Apple NFC becomes reality...
Wed, 10th Sep 2014
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"Today’s announcement by Apple is hugely significant because it marks the beginning of the end of credit cards."
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Opinion: Merchants will decide the fate of Apple's mobile wallet
Tue, 9th Sep 2014
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The frenzy over Apple’s formal launch into the digital wallet space has reached a fever pitch. There is no shortage of speculation around the widely anticipated "iWallet" – and for good reason.
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Apple NFC hype continues as world awaits iPhone 6...
Tue, 9th Sep 2014
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As the waiting world prepares for the eagerly anticipated launch of Apple's iPhone 6, excitement is rising around NFC capabilities.
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Pay it isn’t so… Apple inks iPhone 6 credit cards deal
Mon, 1st Sep 2014
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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.
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Apple moves hint at imminent mobile payment deployment
Thu, 1st May 2014
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For the past few years, Apple has been conspicuous by its absence from the mobile payments environment.
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Innovation and disruption ahead for mobile payments market
Tue, 21st Jan 2014
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2014 will not be the year that near-field communication (NFC) takes off – and neither will 2015. A growing number of alternative enabling technologies are readily available, and at lower cost to merchants and consumers.
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Vodafone NFC trial gets thumbs-up from customers
Wed, 13th Jun 2012
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Contactless payment technology ready for widespread adoption.
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Tongan mobile money transfers enabled by kiwi tech - Updated
Fri, 18th May 2012
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Mobile wallet service helps Tongans living in New Zealand send money to relatives back home.
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2degrees lets Wellingtonians ‘Touch2Pay’
Fri, 4th May 2012
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Partnership with Snapper lets users pay bus and taxi fares by simply touching their mobile phones to a terminal.
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Telecom, Westpac to trial mobile payments
Mon, 30th Apr 2012
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Staff members to test 'mobile wallet' system in conjunction with retailers and transport operators.
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Telco deal brings NFC one step closer
Mon, 2nd Apr 2012
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Vodafone, Telecom and 2degrees agree to partner with Paymark on venture to introduce mobile payments in New Zealand.
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MasterCard brings NFC to New Zealand
Mon, 13th Jun 2011
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MasterCard and ANZ team up to bring NFC payment technology to Kiwi mobiles
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NFC payments to reach $50b by 2014, say researchers
Wed, 8th Jun 2011
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New research by Juniper suggests payments made globally using NFC (Near Field Communications) transactions will reach close to $50 billion worldwide by 2014. 
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