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Milano City bluetooth beacon network powered by Connecthings’

The City of Milano’s urban totems are now equipped with Connecthings’ Bluetooth beacons. These beacons are able to interact with all mobile applications (when the Bluetooth is activated on the smartphone) to send contextualized information. The mobile application “VisitMilano” is the first application powered by Connecthings’ Internet of Things platform to interact with the beacon […]

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Chiltern Railways, SilverRail Technologies partner to deliver “ticket-free travel” pilot

Chiltern Railways has announced that travel technology company SilverRail Technologies will be its partner in the development and pilot of a new approach to rail travel removing the need to buy and carry a ticket on the day – “ticket free travel”. Chiltern Railways, an Arriva UK Trains company, conceived the idea in 2015 as […]

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CardFlight launches bluetooth mPOS Solutions for EMV & NFC contactless payment acceptance

CardFlight, a mobile point of sale (POS) technology provider, is launching the Bold B550 and Bold B500, a new family of mobile card readers that communicate with iOS and Android devices by Bluetooth technology. The launch follows Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 7 (the first phone sans audio jack). CardFlight clients who want to use […]

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iZettle warns customers not to update to iOS 9

iZettle, the mobile payment company that makes the mPOS readers Pro and Pro Contactless, is warning its customers not to update to the much awaited iOS 9 from Apple. Under the present iOS, mobile payments can be made (including via Apple Pay) but users may experience Bluetooth pairing problem after the update. During the pairing […]

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FIDO Alliance equips U2F protocol for mobile and wireless applications

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium launched in 2013 to revolutionize online security with open standards for simpler, stronger authentication, have introduced additions to the FIDO 1.0 specifications with new transport protocols for FIDO U2F – Bluetooth Classic and Low Energy (BLE), and Near Field Communication (NFC). With these new transport specifications, […]

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NXP meshes Bluetooth smart solution to enhance IoT experience

NXP Semiconductors N.V. are to add low power mesh compatibility into its Bluetooth® Smart portfolio, recently acquired from Quintic’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) and wearable businesses. The new capabilities will enhance the company’s Bluetooth offerings which are subset solutions from the company’s low power connectivity standards relevant to the IoT, including NFC, ZigBee and Bluetooth […]

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