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Securing Your NFC Online Presence

NFC technology in 2013 has seen tremendous growth in mainstream adaptation and with that growth it brings with it new players to the field, who each want to be #1 in their field. As with any business today, a strong online presence is necessary and to have a website that has a descriptive domain name. Descriptive, generic, NFC technology keywords are important signal to search engines of what your site is about, the services you offer and the products you produce. Such examples would be this site, NFCmagazine.com, or other descriptive names like NFCapplications, NFCbilling, NFCelectronics, NFChealthcare, NFClocks, NFCmedia, NFCmarketing, NFCprogram, NFCopensource… All internet search engine algorithms are based on keywords, especially in relation to the domain name. Ensuring that you are targeting the correct keywords, strategic places including page titles, page … Read entire article »

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NFC Mobile Payment Platform Launch

Helixion, the NFC mobile payment specialists, has today announced the launch of its lok-MPL mobile payments platform. lok-MPL is a complete multi-scheme application platform for mobile NFC payments. Already in use by 12 major banks and financial institutions throughout Europe, the lok-MPL platform is the first to enable the creation of mobile payment applications that operate across any digital wallet, any payment scheme, any phone and any secure element. “The NFC mobile payments is set to explode over the next few years. Financial services companies and mobile network operators are extremely keen to be able to monetise NFC mobile payment services. We believe that the official launch of the lok-MPL is a step forward for the marketplace delivering tangible benefits for businesses looking to move their mobile payment strategies forward,” said Sue Balatoni, Managing Director at Helixion. The … Read entire article »

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Coop and Migros plan NFC applications in Switzerland

Coop, Migros and ZVV want next year to introduce contactless payment: With NFC technology to customers to pay with their mobile phone. Play count, photograph, surf, plan routes, manage contacts, lists, send messages and even phone calls: The mobile phone has become multipurpose. When it comes to various major Swiss companies, will next year added an additional function: Pay. Sunrise and Swisscom will launch next year, the payment via cell phone, the report “NZZ am Sonntag”. This is possible because companies like Coop, Migros and the Zurich Transport Authority (CRVO) their card terminals on NFC switch and thus a sufficiently large offer for the telcos is created. While there is NFC (Near Field Communications) for some time, but until today there are only about 3,500 such terminals, such as kiosks or Valora McDonald’s … Read entire article »

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