NXP integrated mobile solutions enable security and connectivity in China

By NXP Semiconductors Mobile devices are dramatically changing the way people interact with both the physical and cyber world, while also bringing endless opportunities for extra convenience, comfort and efficiency ...


GlobalPlatform Launches Transportation White Paper

GlobalPlatform, the organization which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, has published a free to download white paper which specifies how stakeholders can work within the existing ...


certgate becomes latest member of OSPT Alliance

 certgate GmbH, a system integrator for mobile IT security has become the latest Full Member of the Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance. As a Full Member, certgate will ...

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Get your five-a-day from Wooshping

Total Produce and Wooshping have launched some interactive fruit stands so that ...

20 Years of Contactless Application Evolution

As our readers know – we love an infographic here at Contactless ...

Weve CEO – ” 70% of consumers want to pay with their mobile”

David Sear, CEO, Weve talks about how their offering will succeed in the crowded ...

CIPURSE: The journey so far

From the importance of HCE to the growing OSPT: This video presents ...

Wooshping kickstarts HomeBeacons

We all want to know that our loved ones are safe don’t ...

OCHO introduces world’s first cloud-connected smart key tray

Chicago-based OCHO, Inc. has introduced the OCHO NFC smart key tray, a ...

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The CMA 2014 finalists are here!

For us at Contactless intelligence, last week was one of the busiest of the year. With almost constant communication between the UK and Germany (and a few other places too), the decisions concerning the last four finalists for 11 categories in this years Contactless & Mobile Awards have been made. Not an easy choice this […]

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Proxama and Dot Origin link NFC to digital signage

Proxama® PLC, the global platform provider of mobile proximity marketing, mobile wallet and payment solutions, and Dot Origin, the specialist distributor and developer of Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, devices and solutions, have partnered to deliver a digital signage solution that links NFC tags to dynamic video content for advertisers and media site owners. In […]

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Visa approves Sequent Digital Issuance Platform

Sequent Software, a provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service, has received approval from Visa, Inc. the world’s largest payment technology company, for its Trusted Services Manager (TSM) systems. The Sequent platform is commercially available today for banks and mobile phone operators launching new digital issuance and mobile wallet services worldwide. “Few companies have […]

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Meet the Finalists – CMA 2014: The Industry Choice Awards

The voting for the 2014 CMA Industry Choice Award is finally open! well, it was opened on Monday but we though that we should issue this post as a mid-week push. There is a link here to the required voting form and the rules are very, very simple – all you have to do is choose a company […]

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EnStream Selects Bell ID’s TSM Software

Dutch provider of chip lifecycle management solutions, Bell ID, has been selected by EnStream – a joint venture of Bell Mobility, TELUS and Rogers Communications – to provision and manage secure applications on near field communication (NFC)-enabled devices in Canada. The technology enables EnStream to operate as a Trusted Service Manager (TSM), and will drive […]

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European MobiWallet will pilot in Spain, Italy, UK and Serbia

Indra, a multinational consultancy and technology corporation, is leading a consortium of 15 companies and government bodies which, organized into the four national groups of Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom and Serbia, will carry out the four pilot studies to test the solutions developed in Santander, Florence, the West Midlands region, and the city of […]

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Aconite announces HCE and Tokenization support

Aconite, a provider of smart product management software and EMV Enablement supplier to major corporations, is to support the new mobile payment infrastructure based on Host Card Emulation (HCE) and Tokenization. “New features in smartphone operating systems coupled with announcements from card brands and EMVCo have breathed new life into mobile payment using NFC at […]

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INSIDE Secure acquires Metaforic, gains access to Host Card Emulation (HCE) technology

INSIDE Secure has acquired Metaforic, a company working in the development of software obfuscation[1] technologies and encryption-related security software for a variety of industries, including the mobile payment and mobile banking markets. Metaforic’s technologies are critical to securing Host Card Emulation (HCE)-based mobile payments, mobile wallets and mobile banking applications. A venture capital-backed company, Metaforic […]

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FIME launches Global TSM Test Tool to enable NFC ecosystem

Advanced secure chip testing and consultancy provider, FIME, today announced the launch of its Global TSM test tool which will enable trusted service manager (TSM) vendors to efficiently validate the interoperability of their solution into the near field communications (NFC) ecosystem. It will also allow mobile network operators (MNOs) and service providers (SP) to successfully […]

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SIMalliance updates Open Mobile API to ensure global interoperability

SIMalliance, the global non-profit industry association which simplifies secure element (SE) implementation to drive the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services, today announces the release of its Open Mobile API Specification v2.05, together with the launch of the accompanying Open Mobile API Test Specification v1.0.   The Open Mobile API Test Specification v1.0 has […]

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