• News tagged "nfc"

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012

Gemalto's UpTeq NFC World's First High-End SIM to Obtain American Express, MasterCard and Visa Certifications

Gemalto's UpTeq NFC World's First High-End SIM to Obtain American Express, MasterCard and Visa Certifications

Gemalto has announced that its UpTeq NFC high-end SIM has obtained certifications from the three largest global payment networks - American Express (AMEX), MasterCard and Visa, in addition to previous certification by EMVCo.

Monday, 3 Dec 2012

StarHub Unveils SmartWallet in Collaboration with DBS, EZ-Link, and MasterCard (Update)

StarHub Unveils SmartWallet in Collaboration with DBS, EZ-Link, and MasterCard (Update)

With the SmartWallet app, StarHub's mobile customers will be able to use three contactless payment cards, the DBS One.Tap, NFC ez-link purse, and NFC FEVO Pre-paid MasterCard, on NFC-enabled smartphones.

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012

LG Optimus Vu II Announced for Korea; Comes with NFC and Built-in IR Blaster (Update)

LG Optimus Vu II Announced for Korea; Comes with NFC and Built-in IR Blaster (Update)

LG has announced the LG Optimus Vu II, with availability slated for September in Korea. Little hardware specs have been revealed so far but the device is said to come equipped with NFC capabilities and a built-in IR blaster. More leaked specs point to an Android 4.0 build and 2GB of RAM.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012

SingTel and EZ-Link Launch NFC Payment Services

SingTel and EZ-Link Launch NFC Payment Services

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (SingTel) and EZ-Link Pte Ltd (EZ-Link) today announced the launch of a mobile payment service for smartphones using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.

M1 Launches Two NFC Services, Available at All M1 Shops

M1 Launches Two NFC Services, Available at All M1 Shops

M1 today announced the launch of two Near Field Communications (NFC) services, M1 NFC Prepaid MasterCard and EZ-link CEPAS, in collaboration with MasterCard and EZ-link. Both NFC services will be made available at all M1 shops beginning today.

Friday, 3 Aug 2012

NFC Services Now Live in Singapore! (Update)

NFC Services Now Live in Singapore! (Update)

Citibank, DBS, EZ-Link, M1, SingTel, and StarHub, will launch the nation-wide NFC services through a secure, unified, and comprehensive third-party infrastructure managed by Gemalto and supported by IDA. Consumers will be offered a choice of multiple contactless payment products on their NFC phones, while businesses will have the option of deploying secured mobile services.

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012

Samsung US Introduces TecTiles NFC Stickers (Update)

Samsung US Introduces TecTiles NFC Stickers (Update)

Samsung US has announced the availability of TecTiles, small square stickers that allow you to perform tasks such as launching apps, making phone calls, opening web pages and more by simply tapping it with an NFC-enabled smartphone.

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012

LG Optimus LTE Tag Announced

LG Optimus LTE Tag Announced

LG (Korea) has officially announced the LG Optimus LTE Tag, an LTE-equipped Android smartphone that comes with NFC capabilities.

Friday, 17 Feb 2012

LG Miracle Windows Phone Leaked [Update]

LG Miracle Windows Phone Leaked [Update]

Besides the upcoming P700 and P-880 Android smartphones, LG also has a mid-range Windows Phone, the Miracle planned for a possible launch at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012.

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011

MasterCard and Intel Bring More Secure Payment to Ultrabooks

MasterCard and Intel Bring More Secure Payment to Ultrabooks

Intel and MasterCard has just announced that it would collaborate to vastly improve the consumer experience and security for online shopping.

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