Bell ID Simplifies EMV Smart Card and NFC Application Management with Versatile New Platform

Bell ID have launched the Bell ID® EMV Token Manager, a new web based solution which coordinates and simplifies the management of any type or combination of EMV token deployment, including contact, contactless and dual interface cards as well as the option to support contactless applications in NFC enabled mobile phones. The newly announced solution… Read More

The 2011 Contactless Monkey Award Finalists – Trailblazing & Innovation 

This is it – the last award category; Trailblazing and Innovation. This award is granted to those companies who the judges feel have done their best to look at this wonderful (and whacky!) world of contactless technology and give it a boost. Perhaps. Or a spin. Must be a new one though. Either way, we… Read More

Gemalto Mobile NFC Payment Application First in the World Certified by MasterCard

Gemalto has released the world’s first UICC-embedded software application compliant with Mobile MasterCard® PayPass™ M/Chip 4, the brand new MasterCard payment specification designed for mobile near field communications (NFC). The software application and the UICC have both successfully achieved the compliance assessment and security testing certification in accordance with MasterCard’s highest chip security requirements. The… Read More

ViVOtech Introduces ViVOnfc Software Suite 3.0

ViVOtech, the near field communication (NFC) software and systems company, today announced the third generation of its   ViVOnfc™ Software Suite, the most collaborative and widely field tested Trusted Service Manager (TSM), over-the-air (OTA) provisioning, and digital wallet software for NFC handsets. “NFC mobile commerce is quickly moving from promise to reality,” said Michael (Mick) Mullagh,… Read More

New Tyfone iPhone sleeve powered by Dexim lets people use their iPhones for mobile contactless payments

Tyfone , a mobile financial services solutions provider, announced today the Tyfone iPhone sleeve, powered by Dexim. The Tyfone iPhone sleeve, designed and produced by smartphone accessories manufacturer Dexim, uses Tyfone’s SideTap™ MicroSD technology to allow existing iPhone users worldwide to make mobile contactless payments directly from their phones. “Financial institutions and retailers alike are… Read More