Industry bodies align to standardise on-device NFC service management no matter where it is hosted

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum detailed a standardised approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended.

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GlobalPlatform technology deployed 17.7bn secure elements on secure chip technology

GlobalPlatform, the association standardising the management of applications on secure chip technology, says it has ‘conservatively estimated’ that a total of 17.7 billion secure elements (SEs) based on GlobalPlatform specifications were deployed globally between 2010 and 2015.

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INSIDE Secure NFC Payment Applet certified by MasterCard

INSIDE Secure, a provider of semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, announced that its Mobile MasterCard (R) PayPass (TM) M/Chip 4 payment applet has attained MasterCard CAST and Functional certification on the INSIDE SecuRead (R) NFC module.

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