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France Brevets Licensed NFC Patents to Taiwanese Giant HTC

France Brevets Licensed NFC Patents to Taiwanese Giant HTC

French technology firm France Brevets recently announced that they have granted to Taiwan-based mobile device giant HTC a worldwide patent license under their NFC Patent Licensing Program for use in HTC’s products. The NFC Patent Licensing Program, fully managed by France Brevets and their affiliate NFC Technology LLC, now offers NFC patents from both INSIDE Secure […]

November 20 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Worldwide NFC Transaction Market to Grow Over 50% by 2020

Worldwide NFC Transaction Market to Grow Over 50% by 2020

Technology market research company Research and Markets has released a new report on the international NFC transaction market. The report forecasts the global NFC transaction market to grow at a CAGR of 55.23% during the period 2016-2020. The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers […]

September 25 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Malibu Rum Launches Largest Global Campaign Using NFC-enabled Bottles

Malibu Rum Launches Largest Global Campaign Using NFC-enabled Bottles

Malibu, popular coconut flavoured rum, is  launching a new ‘connected’ bottle. Rolling out exclusively in Tesco at the beginning of September, the 40,000 ‘connected’ bottles use an entirely app-less technology called NFC (Near Field Communication); resulting in the largest global deployment of NFC on a consumer product in alcohol. This requires the user to do nothing […]

September 12 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Report: Mobile Wallet Industry Leveraging NFC Technology to Reach $635 Billion Globally by 2020

Report: Mobile Wallet Industry Leveraging NFC Technology to Reach $635 Billion Globally by 2020

Industry research and analytics firm Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Mobile Wallet and Payment Technologies: Global Markets” report to their offering. The global mobile wallet market reached $46.8 billion in 2014. The market is expected to reach $635.0 billion by 2020 from $113.5 billion in 2015, increasing at a compound annual […]

July 31 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Visa Launches Wearable Payment Ring Using NFC for Athletes to Use at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Visa Launches Wearable Payment Ring Using NFC for Athletes to Use at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the exclusive payment provider at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced a new innovation for use at the Rio 2016 Games – the first payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account. The Visa payment ring will be given to all Team Visa athletes in Rio, a group of 45 Olympic […]

July 19 2016 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Quebec Based Future Electronics Promotes NXP’s NFC Smart Connected Home Products

Quebec Based Future Electronics Promotes NXP’s NFC Smart Connected Home Products

Future Electronics, the Quebec distributor and electronic components giant, recently announced immediate availability of NXP’s NFC smart connected home products, making it easier for Canadians and global customers to access them Entertainment systems, lights, thermostats, and even appliances are being connected to the internet. The Internet of Things (IoT), which is the term used to define to the […]

April 5 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Updated NFC Forum Technical Specifications Speed & Secure NFC Services

Updated NFC Forum Technical Specifications Speed & Secure NFC Services

The NFC Forum today announced the publication of one candidate and two adopted specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors. Available from the NFC Forum website, the specifications enhance the performance and security of NFC services. New candidate specification: Connection Handover Candidate Technical Specification 1.4 defines the structure and sequence of interactions that enable […]

March 28 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Smallest Plug-and-Play NFC Security Module for Smart Wearables Launched

Smallest Plug-and-Play NFC Security Module for Smart Wearables Launched

Wearable manufacturers are thus challenged to equip even the smallest of devices with security and NFC technologies. The solution lies in a unique NFC security module series launched today by Infineon Technologies AG in collaboration with Beijing-based Mobile Payment Solutions Co. Ltd. (MPS). This new plug-and-play solution significantly reduces design efforts for device manufacturers by […]

March 28 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Special Wallet Helps Men Protect Themselves From Credit Card Thieves Using RFID in Crowded Areas

Special Wallet Helps Men Protect Themselves From Credit Card Thieves Using RFID in Crowded Areas

The upcoming Easter Sunday and Good Friday is an important day for many and since it falls on the holiday long weekend many people spend their time at large festival events. Whatever your faith, the weekend is bound to provide extra crowds and gatherings of people which is unfortunately the ideal target for thieves who are using […]

March 23 2016 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News, Security RFID | Read More »

Launch of 1st NFC Powered Cover for Smartphones with Integrated Keyboard

Launch of 1st NFC Powered Cover for Smartphones with Integrated Keyboard

One2Touch, a technology firm specializing in NFC-powered wireless communication products is launching the first smartphone cover with an integrated portable keyboard, called the SlimType. The NFC-powered keyboard & cover is available for pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Flat and S6 Edge. The lightweight and stylish SlimType smart cover gives mobile users the freedom to take advantage of the […]

January 28 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »