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London's Tube Trains to Test NFC Based Mobile Payments

Transport for London, which oversees public transport in the UK's capital city is reportedly preparing to launch a mobile payments scheme based on NFC chips in smartphones. more

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An NFC Equipped Airline Seat?

Aircraft and defense contractor, Thales has shown off what it says is an "Immersive Business Class Seat" that uses an NFC connection to preset seating preferences in a smartphone. more

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Tap to Connect WI-Fi Networks with NFC Authentication

The trade group, the Wi-Fi Alliance has announced an update to the specifications for its Wi-Fi Certified programme to include NFC authentication. more

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Canadian Networks Select Bell ID's TSM Software

The Netherlands based provider of chip lifecycle management solutions, Bell ID, has been selected by EnStream to provision and manage secure applications on NFC-enabled devices in Canada. more

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MasterCard contactless transactions more than tripled in Europe

The credit card processor, MasterCard says that the number of contactless transactions across Europe have more than tripled over the past year, and the volume spent on those transactions has increased four times year-on-year. more

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NFC Based Mobile Payments to Start Shortly in Sao Paulo

Within the next few months, Brazilians will be able to use their smartphones to carry out contactless payment transactions when shopping. more

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NFC Forum Indicates Support for Host Card Emulation Services

The NFC Forum has said that it considers the development of Host Card Emulation (HCE) as an exciting development for the NFC market because it provides an additional means by which to perform NFC transactions. more

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Mobile Contactless Transactions to Approach 10bn Annually by 2018

The number of contactless transactions via mobile handsets is expected to exceed 9.9 billion globally by 2018, up from just over 3 billion this year,  more

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NFC-Enabled Cellphone Shipments Expected to Soar Fourfold in Next Five Years

Global shipments of cellphones equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology are expected to surge by more than a factor of four from 2013 to 2018, reaching 1.2 billion units,  more

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Asian Telecom Operators Form Asia NFC Alliance

A group of Asian telecom operators have formed a NFC Alliance that aims to extend existing NFC services beyond national borders to accelerate the adoption of NFC services in the region. more

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