‘True’ NFC hardware independence brought to Google Android “Gingerbread”, claims INSIDE Secure

INSIDE Secure, a provider of semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, has announced the availability of a new version of its award-winning, open-source Open NFC™ protocol stack geared to the latest version of Google Android™ (aka Gingerbread). This makes Open NFC the first truly hardware-independent, open-source NFC protocol stack for this popular smartphone operating… Read More

Google and NXP integrate NFC in Android 2.3 – NFC now available in Nexus S

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced a strategic collaboration with Google to provide a complete open source software stack for Near Field Communications (NFC).  The NFC stack will be fully integrated and validated on Gingerbread, the latest version of the Android platform.  Google also integrated NXP’s NFC controller (PN544) into its newly launched Nexus S phone,… Read More