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Tyfone’s NFC-on-microSD technology to go into volume production

The US NFC specialist has signed a manufacturing and distribution deal with Taiwan's AboMem technology that will see the company's SideTap NFC-enabled microSD device become widely available for the first time.

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Fiserv enters EMV market, prepares for NFC

US-based financial services systems giant Fiserv has announced that it has begun providing personalisation services for EMV chip cards and will implement EMV payments processing solutions in 2012. "As the US payments industry looks for...

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KT launches iPhone NFC payments solution

The Korean mobile network operator is offering iPhone users a case that enables them to make payments at merchants and on public transportation with their mobile phone.

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Collis launches one stop NFC testing shop

The company's new Mobile Test Centre enables NFC solutions to be checked for compliance with specifications set by a wide range of industry associations and standards bodies.

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Nokia to Launch NFC Tag Applications in Taiwan

Nokia to Launch NFC Tag Applications in Taiwan

Nokia is introducing a handful of tag-based applications in Taiwan for the planned launch of new Nokia Symbian phones there.

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NCTD launches ridership program for California schools

The North County Transit District is partnering with schools in the San Diego area to provide students, faculty and staff with discounted transit passes, according to SignOnSanDiego.com.

The district issued approximately 449 discount bus-and-rail passes for the current school year at California State University San Marcos. With a 7,800-student...

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Students buy, sell, barter and trade with Yapik mobile app

Students buy, sell, barter and trade with Yapik mobile app Yapik, a new location-based mobile smart phone application designed specifically for college students to find, sell, barter and trade goods and services, is making its debut in several Florida schools.

The mobile app further offers a way for students to find and barter goods and services with the context of the campus experience. Yapik enables...

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Gophers get rewarded for riding their bike

Gophers get rewarded for riding their bike The University of Minnesota has launched a pilot reward program, leveraging RFID technology to encourage more students to ride their bike, according to the Minnesota Daily.

The campus started by installing some 20 RFID checkpoints along major bicycle corridors around campus. In order to earn points, students can register to receive an RFID tag...

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Orange to Introduce NFC Version of Galaxy S II in France

Sep 23 2011 (All day)
Orange to Introduce NFC Version of Galaxy S II in France

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE – France’s largest mobile operator, France Telecom-Orange, has announced it will introduce the NFC version of the popular Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone next month.

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Google Wallet Launches as Other Payment Networks Sign On

Google Wallet Launches as Other Payment Networks Sign On

Visa, American Express and Discover Financial Services have agreed to work with Google to enable consumers to put their payment applications into future versions of the Google Wallet, which the Web giant launched today.

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CardSmith integrates with Pharos Systems

CardSmith announced that it has integrated the Pharos Systems Uniprint solution with its CardSmith Software as a Service) campus card transaction processing system.

The integration results in a 100% Web-enabled transaction processing solution, making online vending for print jobs quick and painless.

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Korean Telco to Roll Out NFC Attachment For iPhone

Korean Telco to Roll Out NFC Attachment For iPhone

South Korean mobile operator KT Corp. is launching a small rollout of NFC services on Apple’s iPhone 4, using an attachment called iCarte that contains a full NFC chip.

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Campus laundry made easy at Southeastern Louisiana University

Campus laundry made easy at Southeastern Louisiana University Southeastern Louisiana University is working together with ASI Campus Laundry Solutions (ASI) to deploy Laundry Alert, an automated service designed to make washing clothes on campus easier.

According to an official newspaper for the university, the system enables students to view which machines are available or in-use and approximately how much...

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NFC-enabled Blackberry devices supporting HID iCLASS

NFC-enabled Blackberry devices supporting HID iCLASS HID Global announced plans to support iCLASS digital keys and mobile secure identity on NFC-enabled BlackBerry smart phones.

The new BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 and BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360 smart phones activated with iCLASS digital credentials will be compatible with the installed base of iCLASS readers that are used for applications ranging...

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Arizona students first to trial mobile phones with NFC for door access

Arizona students first to trial mobile phones with NFC for door accessHID, Arizona State pilot multiple handsets, carriers and apps on campus

As the Fall semester geared up at Arizona State University, something revolutionary was happening in one of the residence halls. Select students living in Palo Verde Main were no longer using their Sun Card to gain access. Instead they were using cell phones.

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The campus card at SCCC just got a lot better

Schenectady County Community College has inked an agreement with the Capital District Transportation Authority so that students, faculty, and staff can get more out of their campus ID cards.

According to the Times Union, the agreement will enable campus cardholders to access the entire CDTA system, including regular transit buses, express and...

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HID Global launches NFC pilot, secure credential on-campus

An expanded article on the project is available here.

A trial at Arizona State University showcased the benefits of using NFC smart phones as secure credentials for opening doors at universities and other campus environments. ASU manages on-campus housing for approximately 13,000 students living in 34 residence halls.

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Wisconsin adjusts voter ID law to be more student-friendly

Wisconsin adjusts voter ID law to be more student-friendly Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board has decided to deem student ID cards fit and accepted as a valid form of identification when the new Wisconsin voter ID law takes effect next year.

According to a local news report, the state board will now permit colleges and universities to install a sticker indicating when the student ID was issued...

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WUSTL expands campus card program

WUSTL expands campus card program Washington University in St. Louis has expanded its campus card program with the addition of Bear Bucks.

The program eliminates the need for students, faculty, and staff to carry cash or coins for everyday purchases such as meals, laundry, vending and printing. Bear Bucks can be used at all university dining locations on the four WUSTL campuses,...

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Protecting card printers and materials

Protecting card printers and materialsManufacturers try to rein in the supply chain, but is it in vain?

When it comes to securing the ID card printer supply chain, the process can be a lot like selling a car. Once a dealership sells a car to an individual, the dealer no longer has insight into whether the buyer sells...

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