Comments: 0Wednesday, July 8th 2009 - 19:40 CEST
NXP, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, unveiled the world's first truly industry standard Near Field Communication (NFC) controller, delivering a fully compliant platform for handset manufacturers and operators to introduce the next generation NFC devices and services. The new NXP PN544 chip is based on the latest NFC specifications and functionality by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute (ETSI). The NFC functionality of this chip will enable mobile phone users to access a new range of contactless applications such as mobile payments, transport and event ticketing as well as data sharing directly from the mobile phone SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) for improved on-the-go experience.
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Comments: 0Saturday, February 9th 2008 - 11:00 CET
The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, today announced that "Click," the BBC's flagship technology program, has chosen NFC as one of its five top technologies for 2008. BBC News selected the five technologies from the hundreds of consumer products and technologies on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) International in Las Vegas last month. The television news story ran numerous times on BBC News 24, BBC One, and BBC Breakfast.
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