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March 5, 2019

NFC Forum’s Payment Solution Is Simpler, More Secure Than QR Code-Based Solutions WAKEFIELD, Mass. – March 5, 2019 – The NFC Forum , the world’s leading standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, released its NFC Money Transfer Candidate Specification (NMT) today. NMT gives paymentRead more »

January 23, 2019

AIM  Signs Liaison; JasPar Extends Relationship With NFC Forum WAKEFIELD, Mass. –  January 23, 2019 – The NFC Forum , the global standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, announced today the signing of a liaison agreement with AIM alongRead more »

Latest Media Coverage

March 20, 2019

Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced that the company has launched Identiv NTAG® 424 DNA Tags, its new family of labels that leverage NXP® (NASDAQ:NXPI) NTAG® 424 DNA chips, strengthening Identiv’s radio-frequency identification (RFID) offerings that provide security for the Internet of Things (IoT). With the new Tamper Detection NTAG 424 DNA Tag (utilizing NXP’s TagTamper chip), Identiv has successfully become the first tag manufacturer to receive certification in the NFC Forum Certification Program.

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March 18, 2019

The NFC Forum has released its NFC Money Transfer Candidate Technical Specification (NMT) for all NFC-enabled devices, including smartphones, readers, and tags. The specification is compatible with existing open-loop and closed-loop NFC-based payments. The NMT operates by holding a smartphone in proximity to a reader or other NFC-enabled device without preselection of a payment app by the user, a task required when making QR code-based payments. In addition, there is no need to open a camera, aim the camera, and scan a QR code.

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March 12, 2019

The major contributing factor for the growth of the market for Wearable Payments Devices can convergence of wearable devices and e-banking, by deploying NFC technology in devices.

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March 11, 2019

NFC Money Transfer Candidate Specification allows for simple and secure NFC-based payment solutions. The NFC Forum, a Massachusetts-based non-profit industry association and advocate of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology has launched an NFC payments solution. The solution, known as the NFC Money Transfer Candidate Specification (NMT) has been designed as an alternative to QR code-based payments that gives payment service providers and consumers the chance to take advantage of simple and secure NFC-based payment systems that already exist worldwide.

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March 7, 2019

For years, Apple Pay and other mobile wallets have offered customers the ability to “tap to pay” at the register. Now, U.S. credit- and debit-card issuers are hopping on the bandwagon. Contactless payments are typically speedier than transactions in which you insert a card into a chip reader. To use a contactless card, you hold it within a few inches of any terminal that accepts near-field communication (NFC) payments—look for a symbol with four vertical curves.

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Member Press Releases

February 18, 2019

The STMicroelectronics ST25R3916 NFC Universal Device contains innovative features to simplify the design of payment terminals and ease compliance with new EMVCo 3.0 contactless interoperability tests for cards, mobiles, and wearables.

January 29, 2019

Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE) today announced a new ultra-low-cost radio frequency identification (RFID) inlay in collaboration with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. Using NXP’s near field communication (NFC) IC NTAG® 210µ, Identiv’s Dry Inlay (25 mm diameter) has launched at an unrivaled price of $0.05Read more »

January 9, 2019

Certilogo, the digital authentication platform that pioneered the use of artificial intelligence for “anywhere, anytime” product verification via smartphone, announces the consolidation of its market leadership with the acquisition of Viveat, one of the most innovative Blockchain projects born in Italy Read more »

October 17, 2018

Paragon ID, the leading provider of identification solutions for Transport, e-ID, Traceability and Brand Protection is pleased to announce that it is the first RFID tag manufacturer in the world to have invested in a BW Bielomatik TagLiner, a newRead more »

October 1, 2018

Geneva, October 1, 2018 — ST25DV-PWM NFC Dynamic tags from STMicroelectronics introduce an innovative contactless way to program presets for products on the production line or in-situ, and simplify setup or fine-tuning at the point of use. The Dynamic tagRead more »


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