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April 22, 2015

SMARTRAC Introduces BullsEye NFC Tag with Sony FeliCa Lite-S Chip

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 22 April 2015 – RFID technology leader SMARTRAC has announced a new version of its popular NFC BullsEye tag featuring Sony’s FeliCa Lite-S chip. This Sony-based SMARTRAC BullsEye tag provides 224 bytes of user memory, and anRead more »

April 20, 2015

SMARTRAC and Cartamundi cooperate on NFC-enabled gaming cards

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Turnhout (Belgium), 20 April 2015 – RFID industry pacesetter SMARTRAC and Cartamundi, worldwide leader in the production and sales of playing cards and cards for board games, have announced their exclusive cooperation. SMARTRAC will develop customized NFCRead more »

March 16, 2015

NFC Forum Approves Micropross LLCP and SNEP Phase 2 test cases

Lille, France — 16 March 2015– After success in achieving test tool validation not only for EMVCo L1, but also for NFC Forum Analog, Digital Protocol, and LLCP and SNEP phase 1, Micropross is proud to announce that the NFCRead more »

March 10, 2015

Sony and KEOLABS Collaborate on NFC-F Test Tool Development

2 March 2015 – KEOLABS today announced that they have struck an agreement with Sony Corporation to provide NFC-F* test tools commercially as a part of the NFC validation solutions. Under this agreement, KEOLABS will develop NFC-F test tools withRead more »

February 26, 2015

ams and STMicroelectronics Join to Launch Breakthrough Solution for Secure NFC Mobile Payments and Transactions

KEY MESSAGES: ST/ams NFC reference design provides fast and reliable contactless transactions in phones and wearables with tiny antennas. The joint solution combines the world’s best-performing active boost technology with ST’s NFC controller and Secure Element .  ams and STMicroelectronicsRead more »

February 25, 2015

Diageo and Thinfilm Unveil the Connected ‘Smart Bottle’

London and Oslo, Norway – February 25, 2015 – Diageo plc, (NYSE: DEO) a world leader in beverage alcohol, and Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”) (OSE: THIN.OL), a global leader in the development of printed electronics and smart systems, will look to completelyRead more »

February 17, 2015

NFC Forum Approves COMPRION’s UT³ Plat-form for LLCP and SNEP Phase 2

Paderborn, Germany – February 2015  NFC Forum Test Solution Provider COMPRION is among the first implementing the test cases for the second phase of LLCP and SNEP. Besides the digital protocol, RF analog, and the first phase of LLCP andRead more »

January 13, 2015

NFC Forum Approves KEOLABS’ Analog Testing Solution

KEOLABS’ solutions validate all levels of NFC implementation in mobile phones, cards, tags and readers 13 January 2015, Montbonnot France – Today KEOLABS, a leading provider of testing tools and services for smart objects and NFC, announced the NFC Forums’Read more »

December 12, 2014

ACS Launches ACR32 and ACR35 Mobile Card Readers

Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), Asia Pacific’s top supplier and one of the world’s top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), today launchedRead more »

September 26, 2014

NFC Forum Approves KEOLABS’ Validation Solution

Complete software/hardware test bench validates NFC protocol in mobile phones, cards, tags and readers 25 September 2014, Montbonnot France — Today KEOLABS, a leading provider of testing tools and services for smart objects and NFC, announced the NFC Forums’ accreditationRead more »

September 26, 2014

NFC Forum validates COMPRION’s NFC Fo-rum Analog Test Solution

Paderborn, Germany – September 2014 COMPRION‘s NFC Forum Analog Test Solution has been confirmed as an Approved Test Tool by the NFC Forum. Its listing on the NFC Forum website follows successful completion of a multi-layered validation process. COMPRION’s provenRead more »

September 19, 2014

COMPRION expands its scope of Approved Test Tools within NFC Forum

Paderborn, Germany – September 2014 Paderborn, Germany – September 2014 The NFC Forum has confirmed COMPRION’s proven UT³ Platform as an Approved Test Tool for LLCP and SNEP certification testing. Just after delta validation for the NFC Forum’s Digital ProtocolRead more »

September 11, 2014

SMARTRAC and Twinsprite connecting real toys to virtual worlds of mobile games

Amsterdam (Netherlands), Madrid (Spain), (11 September 2014)  – SMARTRAC and Twinsprite cloud platform owner Digitoyx S.L. have announced their cooperation to enable the ultimate mobile gaming experience by connecting NFC enhanced physical toys through cloud technology to mobile games. TheRead more »

September 3, 2014

NEXPERTS launches Wallegro as Mobile Wallet

Hagenberg, September 2014 Wallegro – a new free app launched by NEXPERTS – allows consumers to use a mobile wallet for personal items such as loyalty cards, coupons, ID cards, important notes and shopping lists. Industry analysts see the nextRead more »

May 8, 2014

TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Announces NFC Conformance Test System Approved for LLCP and SNEP Testing

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 8, 2014 – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that its T3111S NFC Conformance Test System has been validated for testing of NFC Forum Logical Link Protocol (LLCP) and Simple NDEF Exchange (SNEP) Protocol. The T3111S is the only test platform combiningRead more »

May 8, 2014

NFC Forum approves Clear2Pay test solutions for LLCP and SNEP Specifications

New tools support a consistent NFC environment Brussels, 8 May 2014 – Clear2Pay, the international technology provider of next generation payment solutions for financial institutions, today announces that the NFC Forum, the non-profit industry association that advances NFC technology, approvedRead more »

April 8, 2014

COMPRION’s UT³ Platform is now an NFC Forum Approved Test Tool

Paderborn, Germany – April 2014 COMPRION’s UT³ Platform has recently been approved by the NFC Forum for Digital Protocol Functional Testing and is now listed on their website in the Approved Test Tool section. After a rigorous validation procedure theRead more »

April 1, 2014

NFC Forum approves Micropross analog test tool

Lille, 1 April 2014 – Micropross, a leading supplier of test equipment for the smartcard, RFID and NFC industry, announced earlier today that its NFC Forum Analog test solution successfully passed the NFC Forum validation process, and is now listedRead more »

March 31, 2014

Agilent Technologies Announces NFC Forum Approval for Analog Test System

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31, 2014 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the successful validation of its T3111S NFC Test System for NFC Forum Analog testing. During its members’ meeting March 17-21 in San Francisco, the NFC Forum confirmedRead more »

March 27, 2014

FIME RF Test Bench Approved by NFC Forum

Advanced end-to-end transaction testing provider, FIME, has announced that its radio frequency (RF) test bench has been officially approved by the NFC Forum, a global association that advances the use of near field communication (NFC) technology.

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