NFC tags ready for the mainstream

Covershot: NFC tags ready for the mainstream

This 16-page white paper commissioned by NXP and produced by ABI Research makes the case for NFC tag usage now being positioned to explode into the mainstream and gives reasons why brands can and should start using NFC tags to build new interaction points to strengthen the consumer experience.

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Webinar — NFC Type 5: Bridging NFC and RFID

NFC Type 5: Bridging NFC and RFID slides (cover)

This 20-minute webinar is an introduction to NFC Type 5, the NFC-RFID crossover technology that gives longer range ‘vicinity’ communication with dedicated reader hardware and also allows ‘proximity’ interaction with a smartphone.

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Proceedings: Wearable Payment Summit at MWC Barcelona 2019

Proceedings: Wearable Payment Summit at MWC Barcelona 2019

The Wearable Payment Summit took place during MWC Barcelona 2019 and featured speakers from Barclays, Timex, Gemalto, Zwipe and Tappy Technologies. The event was moderated by Sarah Clark, editor of NFC World.

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Enhancing HCE mobile payments with TEEs

'Securing HCE mobile payments with TEEs' white paper covershot

This 12-page white paper reports on work underway in France to make it easier for card issuers and host card emulation (HCE) suppliers to make use of trusted execution environments (TEEs) to increase the security of their mobile payments services.

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Introducing the ST NFC dynamic tag sensor node evaluation board for smart tracking systems

Covershot: Introducing the ST NFC dynamic tag sensor node evaluation board for smart tracking systems

This seven page white paper introduces ST’s Steval-Smartag1 NFC dynamic tag sensor node evaluation board, and explains how developers can use its combination of a dynamic NFC tag, energy harvesting capability and environmental sensors to track and protect products on their journey through the supply chain, in stores and in the home.

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The blockchain – Not as secure as you think

Cover shot: The blockchain - not as secure as you think

The blockchain was created to be completely immutable through the use of cryptographic hash functions, Rambus explains in this 13-page ebook. “Put simply, this means that once the data is put inside the blockchain it cannot be tampered with. A safe, however, isn’t secure if someone steals the combination.”

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Five reasons why ecommerce sites need a token gateway

Covershot: 5 Reasons Why Ecommerce Sites Need a Token Gateway

Card-on-file payment tokenization, with its ability to replace the need to store actual card numbers with tokens that can be restricted to a specific device, merchant, transaction type or domain, offers the potential to both reduce card-not-present fraud and deliver a number of direct advantages to online merchants, Rambus explains in this 12-page paper.

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Bridging digital and physical retail with NFC

Bridging digital and physical retail with NFC

This 17-page white paper from the NFC Forum provides detailed guidance to brands and retailers on how to take advantage of near field communication technology to establish and reinforce their connection with consumers.

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What is card-on-file EMV tokenization?

Covershot: What is card-on-file EMV tokenization?

Card-on-file EMV tokenization enables merchants to store payment tokens in their databases rather than a customer’s actual card number, Rambus explains in this 14-page ebook.

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