Isis delayed until further notice

POSTED BY on Sep 14 under Mobile & Web News

The joint venture between T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon, Isis, will not be rolling out its trial as scheduled for the end of the summer. Isis has announced that it delay the trials, planned to start in September in Utah, Austin and Salt Lake City. Isis is attempting to launch a platform of mobile payments that [...]

Sony announced an NFC portable speaker

POSTED BY on Aug 30 under Mobile & Web News

At the IFA in Berlin yesterday, Sony has announced an NFC enabled speaker that can connect with your phone to play directly from the device’s music library. NFC smartphone owners need to tap their mobile devices against the speaker to connect via Bluetooth which can stream music. When tapped again, the connection stops the music [...]

Skycore released Tap-To-Like NFC posters

POSTED BY on Aug 29 under QR Codes

Skycore, a marketing provider based in Boston, has launched a new platform that will enable brands to take advantage of NFC posters linked to Facebook fan pages. The Tap-To-Like platform will allow users to tap their NFC enabled mobile devices against the in store posters to “like” the marketers on Facebook. Skycore has also developed [...]

The Czech Republic adopts NFC payments

POSTED BY on Aug 27 under Mobile & Web News

The mobile and NFC payments are continuing to witness new campaigns in Europe. Owners of Samsung Galaxy S III in the Czech Republic will now be able to exchange their SIM cards for a new NFC enabled SIM card. The service is provided by Komerční Banka, Samsung, Visa Europe and Telefonica Czech Republic. The new [...]

Australia’s Falls Creek ski resort to adopt NFC

POSTED BY on Aug 21 under Mobile & Web News

Australia’s Falls Creek ski resort is to be the first city in the country to connect via NFC, with the support of Australia’s NFC distributor NFC Wireless. Over fifty Falls Creek merchants have already added NFC tags to their store windows allowing customers to use their smartphone or tablet devices to launch a mobile optimized [...]

Marks & Spencer’s adopting contactless payments platform

POSTED BY on Aug 20 under Mobile & Web News

One of the UK’s largest retailers, Marks & Spencer’s is adopting contactless payments. Marks & Spencer’s has added contactless terminals to 25 of its busiest stores in London. The company has over 700 stores in the United Kingdom and it is the one of the first to adopt the contactless payment technology. In the UK [...]

Unwire and Nexperts to provide NFC mobile wallet

POSTED BY on Aug 17 under Mobile & Web News

The Demark mobile commerce solutions provider, Unwire, teamed up with Nexperts, an Austrian NFC specialist, to provide a mobile wallet solution to the European marketplace. The two companies will join their existing mobile frameworks to create an NFC mobile ticketing and payments solution that banks, transport operators, retailers and telecoms can provide to their customers. [...]

Alaska Airlines to install NFC boarding gate readers

POSTED BY on Aug 16 under Mobile & Web News

Alaska Airlines announced that it will install an NFC boarding gate readers, Access IS are supplying the terminals. Alaska Airlines are the first in North America that provided 2D barcodes technology for boarding access and is seeing the benefits of NFC technology based on the customers experience from ticketing and boarding the airplane to retail [...]

Elecom Japan announces an NFC keyboard

POSTED BY on Aug 15 under Mobile & Web News

The Japan based PC accessories provider, Elecom, has announced that it will begin selling an NFC keyboard. One2Touch developed the keyboard alongside Elecom, and it features a gap in the center where the user has to place the NFC Android device. The smartphone will automatically detect and connect with the keyboard via NFC and will [...]

ABnote Australasia is partnering with GO-Trust Technology to provide NFC payments app

POSTED BY on Aug 15 under Mobile & Web News

ABnote is partnering with GO-Trust Technology to provide a new mobile NFC payments app. The mobile wallet application will allow users to choose from a number of stored credit cards on their smartphone to make NFC payments at POS. The GO-Trust SD card will act as a secure element for the transactions, while still supporting [...]

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