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Wired Magazine Publishes Hardcopy NFC Enabled Advertisement

NEW YORK, Mar 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WIRED today announced that the first-ever magazine advertisement utilizing Near Field Communication (NFC) technology will appear in its April issue (on newsstands 3/20). Readers who own NFC-enabled Android smartphones can launch a mobile website allowing them to test-drive the new Lexus Enform with Safety Connect, Lexus’ in-car navigation and information service by simply placing their phone near the ad. Once the NFC advertisement is activated, the user can explore the mobile website’s interactive videos that demonstrate Enform’s capabilities. “WIRED introducing the first NFC-enabled ad could only be made possible by bringing together the creative minds at Lexus with our reputation for pushing the envelope with emerging technologies and ideas,” said WIRED VP and Publisher Howard Mittman. “The WIRED world moves at an extraordinary … Read entire article »

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INSIDE Secure / SecureKey Technologies Unify to Simplify Mobile Authentication and Payments

March 19, 2012 AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France & TORONTO – INSIDE Secure and SecureKey Technologies Inc. today announced they are working together to make mobile and online payments and other authentication transactions more convenient and secure. Going beyond using an NFC-enabled smartphone to make payments at local merchants, the combined INSIDE Secure and SecureKey solution enables a smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device to act as a secure terminal to read chip-based contactless cards for point-of-sale and other authentication applications. It will be available to device OEMs as an integral part of INSIDE Secure’s award-winning SecuRead® solution. The new solution integrates the patent-pending SecureKey technology into the INSIDE SecuRead NFC solution, available in a SecuRead version upgrade. With SecuRead and the SecureKey technology integrated into a smartphone or tablet, these devices can support strong … Read entire article »

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UK Media Company “Smart Posters Ltd” Launch Range Of NFC Products

Egham, Surrey – 20 March 2012 Smart Poster Ltd has this week revealed a brand new range of Smart Stickers featuring NFC technology – doubling their NFC product offering following the launch of the Enlighten Smart Poster last year. The revolutionary Smart Sticker range was rolled out at the Retail Business Technology Expo at London’s Earls Court in collaboration with sign manufacturer Signbox – demonstrating new proximity marketing opportunities to the retail and leisure sector. Smart Stickers are an all-new NFC proximity marketing application that is presenting business with a fresh and intuitive way to engage with smartphone users. Manufactured from durable polyester film, Smart Stickers can be attached to shop windows or doors for an eye-catching ‘call to action’ to engage consumers. The sticker’s NFC tag can be packed with information, which … Read entire article »

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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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