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NFC brings statues to life in London and Manchester

NFC brings statues to life in London and Manchester | NFC technology | Scoop.it
Visitors can now interact via NFC with 35 high-profile statues that have been given a voice by actors, comedians and writers, including Patrick Stewart
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London Underground to accept NFC payments

London Underground to accept NFC payments | NFC technology | Scoop.it
Users of mobile network operator EE's Cash on Tap NFC payments service will be able to use their mobile phone to pay for travel on the London Underground,
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Amazon Smartphone to Support NFC

Amazon Smartphone to Support NFC | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Amazon unveiled its first smartphone, the Fire, Wednesday and it confirmed that the device will support NFC., but it mentioned no uses for the technology.

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Air France lets passengers board planes with NFC

Air France lets passengers board planes with NFC | NFC technology | Scoop.it
Air France, Orange, SITA, Toulouse-Blagnac Airport and RESA have teamed up to provide an NFC boarding experience, allowing a select number of passengers to
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Morgan Stanley predicts Apple will include NFC in iPhone 6 — and NXP will supply the controller chips

Morgan Stanley predicts Apple will include NFC in iPhone 6 — and NXP will supply the controller chips | NFC technology | Scoop.it

“We see growing evidence Apple will adopt NFC as a core part of its mobile payments strategy,” a new report from investment firmMorgan Stanley says — and evidence suggests that NXP has already won the contract to supply NFC controller chips for the iPhone 6.

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iPhone 6 to Sport NFC Technology

iPhone 6 to Sport NFC Technology | NFC technology | Scoop.it
According to new reports, the iPhone 6 could feature Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
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Tesco adds contactless payment to 500 London stores

Tesco adds contactless payment to 500 London stores | NFC technology | Scoop.it
All 6,000 payment points in Tesco’s London stores have been upgraded to accept contactless payments… (.@Tesco adds contactless payment to 500 London stores http://t.co/g33g95tgkp via @TheGrocer #retail)...
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Scandinavian Airlines Plans to Introduce HCE-Enabled Boarding; Other Airlines Interested

Scandinavian Airlines Plans to Introduce HCE-Enabled Boarding; Other Airlines Interested | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Scandinavian Airlines plans to introduce an NFC application for frequent flyers using host-cards emulation next month, an if its new mobile app arrives on schedule, it would likely be the first airline to commercialize HCE.

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Compte-rendu du colloque « Les services mobiles sans contact aujourd’hui et demain »

Compte-rendu du colloque « Les services mobiles sans contact aujourd’hui et demain » | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Organisé par le Forum SMSC au Ministère des Finances à Bercy, le colloque du 4 Avril 2014 a réuni plus de 150 entreprises, start-up, collectivités locales et représentants des pouvoirs publics pour évoquer « Les services mobiles sans contact aujourd’hui et demain ».

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Thales shows off airline seat with NFC

Thales shows off airline seat with NFC | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Thales Group has unveiled its Immersive Business Class Seat, an airline seating concept that uses NFC to enable passengers to use their mobile phone to set their comfort and entertainment preferences before boarding.

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Total Produce pushes fruit and veg with NFC in supermarkets

Total Produce pushes fruit and veg with NFC in supermarkets | NFC technology | Scoop.it

International fresh produce distributor Total Produce is to provide consumers with access to videos, recipes, interactive games and content about the benefits of a healthy, balanced diet via NFC tag and QR code-equipped SmartStands located in supermarkets and convenience stores.

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Contactless transactions continue to grow in UK and Europe

Contactless transactions continue to grow in UK and Europe | NFC technology | Scoop.it

While the UK’s top UK contactless issuer, Barclays and its credit card arm, Barclaycard, predict a doubling of contactless transactions this year, numbers remain relatively small, with even the most active users tapping just over four times a month, a spokesman for the issuer confirmed to NFC Times.

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Elisa offers NFC payment stickers in stores - NFC World

Elisa offers NFC payment stickers in stores - NFC World | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Finnish carrier Elisa has introduced reloadable NFC payment stickers that are available to purchase from the R-Kioskiconvenience store chain pre-loaded with €20 of value. The MasterCard-branded stickers work with the carrier's Elisa Lompakko wallet service and are available in a range of designs

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Visa to launch new payments service in September, Apple could be the first customer

Visa to launch new payments service in September, Apple could be the first customer | NFC technology | Scoop.it
Visa has unveiled a suite of services designed to "facilitate secure payments across a broad range of internet-connected devices and wearables". The announ
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NFC et identité numérique, une combinaison gagnante

NFC et identité numérique, une combinaison gagnante | NFC technology | Scoop.it

L’accès aux services numériques, qu’ils soient publics ou privés, implique de justifier d’une identité ou de droits d’accès. Aujourd’hui les solutions d’identification reposent encore très largement sur le couple login / mot de passe qui, au-delà de la difficulté à mémoriser des dizaines de mots de passe pour les clients et usagers, manquent de fiabilité. Aussi les utilisateurs sont-ils en attente de solutions simples, sûres, respectueuses de leurs données personnelles et adaptées aux services proposés en mobilité.

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Nigerian farmers use NFC to access seed and fertilizer subsidies

Nigerian farmers use NFC to access seed and fertilizer subsidies | NFC technology | Scoop.it
NFC can sometimes be a solution looking for a problem but we’ve got plenty of problems here in Africa and it is an ideal solution for quite a few of them
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Telstra uses NFC to cut costs and improve customer service for broadband users

Telstra uses NFC to cut costs and improve customer service for broadband users | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Australian telecommunications provider Telstra is now applying NFC tags to all its broadband modems, enabling customers to access personalised help, information and support recommendations by tapping the tag with their NFC phone

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Russia’s Largest Bank Plans to Launch HCE; Continues to Pursue Embedded Chips in Parallel

Russia’s Largest Bank Plans to Launch HCE; Continues to Pursue Embedded Chips in Parallel | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, said it plans to launch NFC-mobile payments with host-card emulations this fall, the first major bank to disclose plans for an HCE launch.

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Another of Canada’s Major Banks Launches NFC Payments

Another of Canada’s Major Banks Launches NFC Payments | NFC technology | Scoop.it

TD Canada Trust today announced the launch of its NFC-enabled TD Mobile Payment service, a Visa-branched credit application, which will be available on NFC SIM cards issued by all three of Canada's major mobile operators.

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Industry Experts See Different Roles for NFC and BLE

Industry Experts See Different Roles for NFC and BLE | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Despite a widespread belief in some circles that NFC and Bluetooth low energy, or BLE, are in competition, a number of observers say they believe that the two technologies will fill complementary market niches, especially in retail marketing and wearable devices.

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TfL tests NFC for London Underground ticket payments

TfL tests NFC for London Underground ticket payments | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Transport for London (TfL) is testing payments via NFC phones for use on the tube and the overground rail network and is piloting contactless card payments with some 5,000 volunteers. Passengers will be offered the option of paying with a contactless card from later this year but the availability of NFC phone payments will depend on the results of performance tests.

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Atos: 80% de terminaux Worldline NFC aux Pays-Bas.

Atos: 80% de terminaux Worldline NFC aux Pays-Bas. | NFC technology | Scoop.it
Atos a annoncé mercredi que 80% des systèmes de paiement installés aux Pays-Bas par sa filiale Worldline acceptaient désormais les paiements sans contact.
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More Major French Banks Prepare for Commercial Rollouts Using NFC SIMs

More Major French Banks Prepare for Commercial Rollouts Using NFC SIMs | NFC technology | Scoop.it

Following the recent announcement of a nationwide launch by BNP Paribas, at least three other major French banks plan commercial launches of NFC mobile payments in coming months, along with the expected launch of NFC payments by the banking arm of a major French retailer.

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Why contactless payment can boost your business

Why contactless payment can boost your business | NFC technology | Scoop.it

There are currently 36.3 million contactless enabled cards in circulation in the UK, with an estimated 125 transactions a minute on VISA cards alone. This technology is expanding rapidly, with activity increasing at an average of 22 per cent every quarter. 

So what are the benefits of contactless payment for you and your business?

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Apple iWatch to ship with NFC this year?

Apple iWatch to ship with NFC this year? | NFC technology | Scoop.it
Apple will enter the wearable devices market “this fall” with an iWatch that includes a secure element, NFC communications capabilities and support for biometrics, according to a new research note by Taiwan-based KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
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