Samsung Plans Digital Wallet Phones
Aug 31, 2004, 1:51 PM by (staff)
Philips yesterday announced a deal with Samsung to put Philips Near Field Communication (NFC) chips in certain future Samsung mobile phones. NFC is a very-short-range wireless (contactless) technology designed to connect devices no more than a few centimeters apart. Uses include both content transfer and secure "digital wallet" applications. Philips, Nokia, and Sony are all charter members of the NFC Forum.
Innovative Keyboard Case is Both Wireless and Battery-Free
One2Touch has a new keyboard case for Android phones called SlimType that uses NFC technology in a unique way to connect to a phone. Most keyboard cases have a battery or physical connector that adds bulk.
Samsung Pay Launches In the US
Samsung today made its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, available to U.S. consumers.
NFC Forum Makes Latest Specs Available to Developers
The NFC Forum today made three adopted specifications and one candidate specification available to developers and hardware manufacturers. The three finalized specs were ratified by the NFC Forum in October and ensure compatibility between a wider range of devices.
NFC Forum Updates NFC Specification
The NFC Forum today provided an update to the core NFC specification. The update includes two new specifications and two new candidate specifications.
NFC Forum Adopts New Spec for Payments, Public Transit
The NFC Forum today said it has ratified and adopted a new specification that will ensure compatibility between a wider range of devices. The NFC Analog Technical Specification Version 2.0 targets the analog portions of the RF interface in NFC devices.