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PayByPhone Adds NFC to Mobile Payments for Ottawa’s Parking Spaces

Ottawa becomes the first Canadian city to incorporate Near Field Communications for parking VANCOUVER BC, April 26 2012 –  PayByPhone, a leading international provider of systems for parking and urban mobility payments is pleased to announce Ottawa as the latest major North American city to implement its popular cell phone payment method for parking. PayByPhone parking allows drivers to pay for and extend their parking time using a mobile app, online, or calling a local phone number. Ottawa is the first Canadian city to incorporate near field communication (NFC) and QR code features for its parking payments. “We’re pleased to be the first Canadian city to offer a NFC option to PayByPhone users,” said Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. “The City of Ottawa is always looking at ways to provide better service to … Read entire article »

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NFC Enabled Vending Machines

Pepi Food Systems has planned a rollout of NFC enabled vending machines in all of their units by the end of 2012. Together with USA Technologies, cashless vending machines are coming to a corner near you… MALVERN, Pa., Apr 18, 2012 – USA Technologies, Inc., a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for self-serve, small-ticket retailing industries, today announced that its customer, Pepi Food Services (“Pepi”), has signed an agreement to go 100 percent cashless by the end of 2012. Using USA Technologies ePort Connect(R) cashless payment and telemetry service, Pepi plans to convert its entire vending machine base to 100 percent cashless three years ahead of Pepi’s original plan. Pepi Food Services, based out of Dothan, Alabama, is a leader in the vending and food services arena. Two years ago, … Read entire article »

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Stanford Students Busy Applying NFC Technology

Stanford students at MobiSocial Research and development group have put together a nice presentation introducing 5 various applications using NFC technology and their open source software Junction. Enjoy watching this video 😉   … Read entire article »

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Nokia Presents NFC In Action At WIMA 2012 (Video)

Nokia introduces various scenarios with NFC technology and Nokia handsets in action using NFC applications.   … Read entire article »

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Nokia brings NFC to Nokia Lumia 610

Monaco – Nokia today announced an NFC version of the recently-launched Nokia Lumia 610, the most affordable smartphone in the Lumia range and the perfect introduction to Windows Phone for a younger audience. Orange will be the first operator to range the Lumia 610 NFC, which can pair with NFC accessories and read NFC tags. The Lumia 610 NFC also has the hardware and software enablers for the implementation of NFC payment and ticketing solutions, and has been certified for contactless payments both with MasterCard PayPassR technology, and with Visa’s mobile application for payments at the point of sale, Visa payWave. “Nokia continues to lead the field in NFC with this latest implementation on the Windows Phone platform, in which we have the full support of Orange,” said Ilari Nurmi, head … Read entire article »

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