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Samsung Wallet – but without NFC
Written by NFC Admin Mittwoch, 27 Februar 2013 02:55
Today at the mobile world congress (MWC) in barcelona Samsung showed its newest innovations for the Samsung Galaxy Series Devices: The Samsung Wallet. The wallet application — which is very similar to Apple’s passbook in multiple aspects — will be available only as a developer preview at the moment. But with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S IV, the Samsung Wallet will hit the mass market. Currently it was not clear, if and which devices in the market will be able to install at the Samsung Wallet. By the Way: The Wallet will not use NFC, this feature will be left to other players such as VISA.
“Visa Ready”: Super TSM for Samsung announced
Written by NFC Admin Montag, 25 Februar 2013 05:42
Today the mobile world congress (MWC) in Barcelona, handset Manufacturer Samsung and Visa announced joint efforts to bring mobile payment using NFC onto the customer’s mobile phone. Therefore Samsung provides APIs on the device for Post Issuing Personalization as well as Visa a new Mobile Provisioning Service for service providers. The first device, which support for these exciting features is the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV, which will be announced on March 14th, 2013.
4 Million MasterCard paypass cards in 2013 for Austria
Written by NFC Admin Mittwoch, 23 Januar 2013 09:37
Today Rainer Schamberger, CEO of Austrias largest card issuing supporter Payment Services Austria (PSA), announced the rollout of 4 Million contactless debit cards. The cards are based on MasterCard Maestro Scheme using MasterCard paypass for contactless transactions.
Spar starts to rollout NFC enabled Ingenico Terminals from card complete
Written by NFC Admin Sonntag, 11 November 2012 09:52
Austria’s 2nd largest Retailer Spar is currently replacing its existing payment infrastructure. Today all of its stores are equipped with Hypercom Hybrid Terminals from Paylife. Since this week Spar is replacing these terminals with the Ingenico iPP H-Touch 480 from the Austrian acquirer card complete.
Now issuing plastic: Google Wallet Card
Written by NFC Admin Mittwoch, 7 November 2012 08:38
As reported by AndroidPolice already two days ago, now user can see for their shelves what Google’s plan for the Google Wallet is: a contactless Card. Yet it is not clear how this will work in detail and why Google is doing this, but lets look behind the curtain, to see what options there are.
Google Wallet expands to web payments
Written by NFC Admin Donnerstag, 1 November 2012 07:53
Today Google announces an extention of Google wallet for mobile web payment. Therefore Google is directly competing with PayPal for online payments. Google is in the position to do as, as in its current wallet, the customer can put any card. So far Google provided a virtual NFC card to use these cards for POS payment. Now Google extends the service and enabled these cards — simliar to PayPal — for online Paymennt
Nexus 10 with two NFC Chips
Written by NFC Admin Dienstag, 30 Oktober 2012 10:34
Today Google announced a series of new devices, all coming with NFC. The Nexus 4, a handest manufactured by LG. The new Nexus 7, a slightly modified version of the already existing Nexus 7 (more memory) as well as the Nexus 10, propably the first device with two NFC chips. All devices run the new version of Jelly Bean, Android 4.2 which includes features such as panorama images as well as multi user support.
Vodafone teams up with CorFire and Gemalto for NFC
Written by NFC Admin Montag, 29 Oktober 2012 12:32
Vodafone Group will launch its NFC services with an NFC wallet from Corfire and a TSM from Gemalto. According to CorFire Vodafone will provide a wallet with payment and loyalty features to customers in spring/summer 2013. The target plattform will be Android devices with UICC as the secure element.
VIVOtech – Rest in Peace
Written by NFC Admin Montag, 22 Oktober 2012 02:26
A pioneer in the field of NFC, the Silicon Valley-based VIVOTech, is history after more than 10 years in this industry. Today the software business from VVIOTech was taken over by Sequent Software. In early August the company announced it had sold its contactless reader business to U.S.-based ID Tech.
ISIS Wallet debuts at T-Mobile US
Written by NFC Admin Samstag, 20 Oktober 2012 06:14
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