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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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NFC Door Locks

NFC Door Locks   NFC enabled door locking systems, digital door locks and other electronic locking solutions are now available through a number of lock manufacturers. Companies such as Abbus, Kwikset, Yale, Assa Abloy, Master Lock, Kaba Group and others are now incorporating NFC digital door locks into their security offerings, providing a higher level of security at the same time that they’re offering more convenience to users. NFC enabled security access is now available for the private residence, businesses, and as well corporate offices. The use of NFC technology offers electronic locking systems an opportunity to provide Controlled Access, Accountability, Physical Security, and easy System Management. Contactless or wireless locking gives the user a straightforward, easy and convenient way to gain access, and lets the security system administrators to have  online access for … Read entire article »

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Connecthings « Tags » Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress

Connecthings « Tags » Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress The city of Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress leverage the platform and the expertise of Connecthings, the European leader for contactless NFC services Paris, February 20th. On the occasion of the GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s premier mobile industry event taking place in Barcelona from February 25th to 28th, Connecthings launches a panel of NFC services (Near Field Communication) within the Catalan capital. Smart access points are installed throughout the city, the airport, hotels and at the heart of the event for the “NFC Experience”, allowing to access dynamic and contextualized services. To make this new experience possible, Connecthings builds on its AdTagTM platform, a tag and contactless services management solution with unique capabilities. This cloud-based tool allows to optimally and dynamically … 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 Technology For Airline Passenger Services

France – Toulouse-Blagnac airport has worked in collaboration with Research In Motion, Orange and SITA to reach new heights in innovative customer service. The airport is launching a Near Field Communication (NFC) trial that enables passengers to pass seamlessly through the airport using just their mobile phones. In a worldwide first for an airport, using a SIM card-based safety protocol, 50 frequent flyers will take part in a trial at Toulouse airport this summer, to test the new service on their BlackBerry® smartphones. NFC technology allows easy access to a wide range of useful services. Using a wireless short-range connection a simple tap of the mobile device can validate a flight ticket, pay for goods or receive information about, for example, departure gates, flight changes and other relevant information. Arriving at T-B … Read entire article »

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