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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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NFC Solutions Summit 2012

 NFC Forum Chairman Koichi Tagawa to Deliver Opening Keynote at NFC Solutions Summit, May 22   NFC Forum Track on May 23 Will Highlight the State of Technology; Forum Chairman Will Also Address NFC Meetup Group May 23   WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – May 21, 2012 – The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, announced that Forum Chairman Koichi Tagawa will be the opening keynote speaker May 22 at the NFC Solutions Summit taking place in Burlingame, California. Mr. Tagawa will address the plenary attendees on the topic “NFC Momentum: Beyond the Killer App.”   The NFC Solutions Summit, May 22-24, is a comprehensive North American showcase for the high-growth NFC technology, and it is jointly presented by the NFC Forum and the Smart Card Alliance . At the event, industry leaders … 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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NFC Tags Applied To Innovative Employee Fitness Gamification

  LONDON, 12 APRIL 2012: Digital marketing agency EHS 4D today unveils FloorD, a system incorporating the latest technology to get staff to step up to a ‘Summer Like No Other’ in London 2012. All staff have been equipped with NFC (near field communications) computer chips embedded into stickers that they swipe against card readers installed in stairwells in the agency’s 6-storey building in Central London. Every time they swipe, a signal is sent to a central server which keeps track of the number of stairs climbed. And if they swipe too many times or too quickly, the computer smells a rat, assumes they have taken the lift and deducts points for cheating. Each month, prizes are awarded to the departments and individuals with the most points. This innovative use of technology to … Read entire article »

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NFC Forum N-Mark Showing Strong Momentum

Adoption by Major Players and Scores of Companies Drives Expanded Availability of Universal Symbol and Touchpoint   WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – April 5, 2012 – The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC), today announced that a growing number of companies are displaying the N-Mark, the universal symbol and touchpoint for NFC, on smart posters, tags and media, promotional materials, and websites. In response to this increasing popularity, industry demand, and accompanying NFC market growth, the NFC Forum is broadening the availability of the N-Mark. Previously provided for tags and media, the N-Mark is now offered for software and devices. Interested parties may obtain the N-Mark today, free of charge, through a simple click-through license, accessible via download. To educate N-Mark licensees and encourage proper … Read entire article »

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