Isis today boasted it’s adding more than 20,000 new “wallets” daily and claimed it has doubled its growth rate over the last month. The NFC-supported mobile payment joint venture between AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile said its platform is now supported across 68 different devices on the three carriers and that the Isis Wallet now comes preloaded on 14 different devices.
Smartphone makers will continue to include Near Field Communications (NFC) in their devices,...
My son picked up the my phone the other day and commented that he liked the case I was using. It...
It’s too early to break out the nails for NFC’s coffin. There are still plenty of uses for the technology. But NFC’s mobile payments aspirations look like they’ve suffered a death blow at the hands of Apple’s iBeacon, Bluetooth LE and PayPal.
Mobile wallet joint venture Isis is seeing results from trials in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas, according to Yankee Group, but research group isn't quite convinced. Since the trials were launched in Sept. of 2012, merchants supporting the mobile payment...
USA Technologies (USAT) today announced a partnership with ISIS to enable up to 7,500 vending machines in Austin and Salt Lake City to accept mobile payements via USAT’s NFC-enabled ePort technology and ePort Connect service. According to a press release, the technology will work with the sis Mobile Wallet product.
Inside Secure, which recently announced a partnership to provide Intel with its NFC platform, today announced the availability of its Open NFC protocol stack...
Inside Secure, a provider of semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Intel to provide the company with Inside Secure’s NFC products and technologies. The agreement gives Intel access to
The Galaxy Nexus rolling out on Verizon Wireless without Google Wallet is just the beginning of mobile payment politics and a sign of the fragmentation to come.
Google announced new features to its NFC-enabled Google Wallet product, adding featured offers...
Isis says six top smartphone manufacturers will manufacture smartphones compatible with its NFC-based mobile payments service.
Broadcom today unveiled a new family of 40nm NFC chips that the company says are more power efficient and include additional functionality.
Visa is picking up the pace on its mobile wallet plans amid growing momentum for NFC-based payments on smartphones.
Over the past couple years, mobile has proven its effectiveness at reaching a targeted audience in ways that drive engagement in incredibly unique ways.
The total value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and NFC transactions is set to skyrocket...
Currently NFC is seen as one of the most exciting areas in our industry in terms of revenue generation: Projections show up to 700 million NFC-enabled mobile phones will be sold by 2013.
The mobile wallet has arrived, at least in a limited form, as was announced today at Google's press event in New York City. The company announced two new products, the NFC based Google Wallet and Google Offers. The two products
NFC generated considerable buzz at this year's CTIA Wireless conference in Orlando, Fla., with executives finally able to start talking real-world applications...
AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless may be curtailing their plans to launch a nationwide mobile commerce network using NFC technology.
Google announced yesterday that it has joined the NFC Forum, an organization committed to tackling standards and technological hurdles associated with near field communications (NFC).
Gemalto, provider of digital security solutions, today advanced the near field communications (NFC) payment space with the announcement of a UICC-embedded software application...
While Balsan and the other three panelists agreed that this is truly the "launch year" for NFC, they also came to the consensus that it's going to be baby steps from here.
While both smartphones and traditional mobile phones offer basic voice and SMS, the divide begins to widen when you introduce capabilities for additional services such as ring tone, music, video, billing top-ups, etc.
Paula Berger spoke with Wireless Week about the forum's new certification program, the recent announcements from Google and top U.S. wireless operators, and discussed what the forum expects from the NFC market over the next year. Below is an edited transcript of the discussion.
The NFC Forum tomorrow will hold a press conference to announce new details of a near-field communications (NFC) certification program...
Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone said during last month’s Reuters Global Technology Summit that they’d be generating revenue from their social media site by year’s end.
Google wants to make it easier for people to share their location, whether that be via the desktop or mobile.
A report released yesterday based on Nielsen Mobile data compared user demographics and market penetration of Twitter
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