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NFC Technology Access Control And Identity Management From Identive Group

Identive Group, Inc. INVE 0.00% (frankfurt:INV), today introduced TouchSecure OpenAccess(TM), a family of revolutionary access readers that enable a broad range of organizations to upgrade and integrate their physical and logical access control systems quickly and cost-effectively while retaining existing proprietary physical access systems. “To enhance security of personnel and assets within their facilities, government agencies and businesses of all sizes are working to integrate their physical and IT network access systems using open standard platforms, so that a single identity credential can be used for employees across the entire enterprise, from door to network,” explained John Menzel, vice president Access Control ID Solutions for Identive. “In order to bridge logical and physical systems with a single identity, door readers need to combine support for proprietary legacy systems with secure and open IT network … Read entire article »

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Ingenico Embraces ISIS Payment Platform

Leading Global POS Solutions Provider Furthers Its Commitment to Mobile Payments to Extend Offerings for Savvy Shoppers Ingenico, the leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, recently announced its strategic relationship with Isis, the joint venture between AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless. This relationship further underscores Ingenico’s commitment to advance mobile payments. It enables the Isis Mobile Commerce Application on the new Telium series POS devices to accept payment, loyalty cards, and to redeem coupon offers with the tap of a smartphone. This new business relationship will help fuel the broader adoption of mobile payment technology, providing payment choices to millions of consumers who prefer to use their smartphones for payment transactions in retail stores in the United States. “With mobility and mobile technology becoming a vital part of today’s retail … Read entire article »

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Medical NFC Pairing Solution

WPG Americas, Inc. and Identive Group Inc. INVE 0.00%(frankfurt:INV) today announced that they have teamed to deliver a near field communications (NFC) solution that allows data from high-end medical imaging devices to be transferred to multiple exam room monitors throughout a provider’s office, without cables, wires or additional network investment. Digital radiography cameras are rapidly replacing traditional x-ray systems in medical offices of all sizes, because they expose patients to less radiation, provide higher quality images and greatly simplify record keeping. “By making it easier to transfer x-ray images from digital sensors to computer viewing monitors in multiple exam rooms, we can help doctors, dentists and other healthcare providers extend the value of this expensive equipment while ensuring the images are associated with the correct patient,” explained Dave Bowers, VP Supplier Marketing for WPG … Read entire article »

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NFC Tags Used In Fight Against Counterfeiting

BASEL, Switzerland, March 13, 2012 – WISeKey brings its anti-counterfeiting technology to BaselWorld to demonstrate to the Luxury Goods Market how its advancements with NFC will help prevent the distribution of counterfeit products. WISeKey’s anti-counterfeiting technologies revolutionized the fine timepiece industry when first launched at BaselWorld in 2009, and the security company continues to enhance the technology to better “empower brands, consumers, distributors, governments and vendors to distinguish genuine goods from illegal imitations.” Foremost among these developments is the employment of NFC tags, using different form factors other than standard smartcards, which can be embedded into products across markets, from consumer goods to manufacturing. Along with supporting WISeAuthentic encryption technology, these tags allow authentication of genuine products for the life of the item, control of the gray market, easier sales monitoring, and a … Read entire article »

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NFC Technology Hot Subject With Internet Domainers

Internet domain name discussion forum NamePros has a hot thread going on about recently registered NFC technology related domain names and their thoughts about how we will in the future touch, tap, bump, pop, wave, swipe and maybe grind with our NFC enabled mobile devices. From iWallets to PoPayMe, TapHer, TagHim, .coms , .orgs , eu .info and .nets…and many, many ccTLD`S (country code domains) these domain name investors have been registering thousands upon thousands of NFC technology related domains. Each hoping that their $10 dollar fee to register these domains is an investment that will reap high rewards once NFC becomes more mainstream and globalized. The thread is interesting and you might even have a few laughs or get a few ideas from it…nonetheless, NFC is emerging! NFC Tech / Mobile … Read entire article »

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