The 2011 Contactless Monkey Award Finalists – Public Concern

This group is about more than just pure business – it’s about giving something back to the community, about serving the public trust, making the communities life easier. It’s also about successful, well run trials that actually push the cause of contactless further than ever before. Who worked the trials, what were they and more… Read More

idOnDemand and NXP Bring Smart Card Security to Mobile Device Authentication

idOnDemand, a pioneers in smart identification, and NXP Semiconductors N.V.  have partnered to bring smart card security to mobile device authentication.  By using near field communication (NFC) technology and embedding NXP Semiconductors’ market-leading SmartMX chip into an idOnDemand SmartID card, the partners claim that customers can facilitate a highly secure login from their tablet computer, smart… Read More

DeviceFidelity to Demo Full NFC Support on iPhone 4 at MWC 2011

DeviceFidelity is to demonstrate the newest version of its In2Pay™ technology at the Mobile World Congress 2011. In2Pay V3, which will be shown on iCaisse4 for iPhone 4, not only transforms a mobile phone into a “mobile wallet,” allowing users to make payment transactions with their handsets, it brings additional NFC capabilities to the mobile… Read More

Low cost NFC phone for consumer diagnostics and social networks apps from GENTAG uses NXP NFC Tech

GENTAG, Inc. and its partners have announced the commercial availability of a low-cost near field communication (NFC) cell phone for RFID sensor applications, including consumer diagnostics.  The technology integrates NXP’s PN544 NFC IC technology with the full open ISO NFC spectrum and was co-developed in Asia in collaboration with NXP and other partners. It is… 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