Late last year we spoke to, and filmed, Samsung Electronics at CARTES 2011. they were buzzing with the news that they were now looking to support NFC technology past the mobile phone interface. With inputs from both Visa Europe and the Open Source for Public Transportation Alliance (OSPT), here’s what Samsung had to say about […]
News In Brief 2015
22.07.2015. KEOLABS' Laboratory authorized for NFC Forum certification testing
KEOLABS, a leading provider of smart card and NFC testing solutions and services, announced NFC Forum authorization of its laboratory for certification testing of NFC implementations in mobile phones, components, tags, cards and readers. KEOLABS' testing services cover all levels of implementation of the NFC Forum specifications including Analog, Digital Protocol, SNEP and LLCP.
“Because NFC Forum certification is the gold standard of compliance for any NFC device, it is vital to have laboratory partners who can thoroughly test the full range of NFC functionality,” said Paula Hunter, executive director of the NFC Forum. “With its certification testing services, KEOLABS’ Testing Laboratory fulfills that role, giving device manufacturers the confidence that their products comply with NFC Forum specifications and can receive NFC Forum certification.”
20.07.2015. Cellum expands platform to China.
The Cellum Group has announced at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai that they will begin offering mobile payment and commerce services in China in the near future, following success in Thailand and Indonesia. Cellum will introduce its services built on the Cellum Mobile Next platform in 2016, after it completes installing the required PCI DSS compliant local infrastructure.
"In a few years, China’s e-commerce market will be bigger than the US, UK, Japanese and French markets combined. With the growth of the middle class, the number of people using 3G-capable or better smartphones could reach 1,2 billion by 2020. Nearly 50% of e-commerce transactions are already initiated from mobile phones," said János Kóka, CEO of Cellum and former economy minister of Hungary.