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NFC sensor designed for industrial IoT applications

NFC sensor designed for industrial IoT applications
  A dynamic NFC sensor tag IC which meets industrial-grade quality standards and provides high reliability in mission-critical applications and in products with a long operating lifetime has been announced by ams. The AS3956 acts as a contactless bridge between sensors and any NFC reader, such as a smartphone, through a host microcontroller.
31st October 2017

44 million mobile credentials to be downloaded by 2021

44 million mobile credentials to be downloaded by 2021
Less than one million mobile credentials were downloaded by end users of mobile access solutions in 2016. However, this number is expected to increase rapidly during the next five years, reaching 44 million downloads by 2021. By Jim Dearing, Senior Analyst, Building and Security Technology, IHS Markit
13th October 2017

Fingerprint module integrated in mobile Android terminal

Fingerprint module integrated in mobile Android terminal
Global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, Suprema, has announced that the company's SFU-S20 fingerprint modules are integrated into the new BioRugged LCC, an affordable 5" Mobile Android terminal from BioRugged. SFU-S20 is an FBI PIV and FAP20 certified USB fingerprint scanner designed to provide a high-level biometric security solution for identity management applications. The SFU-S20 features a slim optical sensor with a larger platen and the latest anti-spoofing (live fingerprint detection) technology.
31st August 2017


Going cone-tactless for summer

Going cone-tactless for summer
In response to 40% of people saying they are put off by long queues at ice cream vans, Barclaycard has announced it is piloting ‘Contactless Cones’ – a refreshing solution to reduce the time it takes to get a sweet treat. The self-serve ice cream van pilot will dramatically reduce the average wait time of almost eight minutes by introducing contactless technology to a typically cash-only service.
30th August 2017

10 facts about chip enabled credit cards

10 facts about chip enabled credit cards
Change is almost always a good thing, even if it be a tad uncomfortable at first. The same can be said about the new chip enabled credit cards in the US. It might take a bit of effort from the customers as well as merchants, but switching to the new credit cards is secure, reliable and will help curb credit card fraud to a very large extent. Tech blogger Ann Neal explains. 
28th July 2017

Contactless technologies on the rise in smart cities

Contactless technologies on the rise in smart cities
Contactless card and touch-and-go mobile technology payments are on the rise: especially consumers and commuters in highly populated urban areas require higher transaction speeds and more convenience. Infineon helps card and device manufacturers and transport operators to cope with the security and performance challenges of this trend.
23rd May 2017

Comprehensive security must match demand for mobile payments

Comprehensive security must match demand for mobile payments
Payment providers need to ensure that steps are being taken to combat a broadening attack surface. This is the warning from Promon, a provider of protection for applications against existing and new malware threats.
25th April 2017

Cooperation delivers wireless solutions for private networks

Wireless Telecom Group company, CommAgility, has been chosen by Harris to help Harris deliver LTE Small Cell base stations and terminal products for private network operators. Harris’ licensing of CommAgility’s software technology and customisation services allows Harris to quickly and reliably address the needs of its customers. Private networks serve specialised communications needs in the energy, maritime, aviation, security and public safety sectors.
13th April 2017

NFC anti-tamper solution keeps the tipple on the shelf

NFC anti-tamper solution keeps the tipple on the shelf
NXP Semiconductors and GCL Technologies have announced that after one year of intensive research and development, both companies are proud to present the industry’s first fully integrated and mass scalable Near Field Communication (NFC) tamper evident closure solution dedicated to the wine and spirits industry.
12th April 2017

Are you willing to share data over in-store WiFi to receive offers?

Are you willing to share data over in-store WiFi to receive offers?
    A survey shows retailers will reap rewards if they overcome consumers’ concerns about data security and being bombarded with irrelevant or irritating messages.
11th April 2017


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Cyber Security - Oil, Gas, Power 2017
29th November 2017
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