Visa and MasterCard are pushing mobile payments using HCE. In Europe it is a natural step from the existing contactless payments systems but in the US it is a big jump from the traditional swipe and sign system currently in use. Here is run down of some of the things you should know about Android, NFC and Host Card Emulation.
Visa and MasterCard will soon make mobile payments easier, and finally accessible, for some Android users thanks to a feature built into KitKat. Read on for more!
Pylon is a Kickstarter project that aims to simplify how you maintain your WiFi network, doing away with passwords and opening up your network to improved media sharing, all without compromising on security.
If a new rumor is to be believed, the Nexus 5’s NFC chip will not support Google Wallet as we know it. Does this mean things are about to change? Keep reading for more details!
You may have noticed small NFC tags next to advertisements near bus stops or little stickers on flyers. But just what is a NFC tag?
Although NFC has been around for more than a decade, only a limited number of handset make use of the technology. So what is NFC, and how does it work?
Recently Intel demonstrated its new ‘NFC-WISP E-ink Display Tag’ technology, which gets all the power it needs to operate from a simple NFC transfer. How does this work exactly? Read on to find out!
Perhaps the most subtly brilliant Kickstarter idea we’ve seen in a long time, the NFC Ring, has closed out its campaign. The original goal of £30,000 was annihilated, as the final tally was an impressive £241,947.
Microsoft Research has devised a peer to peer acoustic file transfer protocol, which allows devices to send and receive information over the air using sound.
This week’s edition will focus on the technology that was labelled “the next big thing” a few years ago. It’s time to talk NFC.