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Sino-American to ship NFC chip in 4Q15

Oct 27, 14:44

Taiwan-based power supply unit (PSU) maker Sino-American Electronics has expanded into the chip design industry and has developed a NFC chip that has already received orders from...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

KYEC August revenues slip 3%

Sep 9, 21:10

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides wafer probe and final test services for mainly mobile chip solutions, saw its August revenues slip 3.3% sequentially.

KYEC July sales hit record

Aug 7, 10:10

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides wafer probe and final test services for chips such as LCD driver ICs, CMOS image sensors, MEMS, NFC and other mobile chip solutions, has...

Visibility of chip orders slips

Aug 6, 16:10

Order visibility for NFC chips, power amplifiers (PA) and optical communication solutions has slipped due to sluggish demand for handsets, tablets, notebooks and LCD TVs, according...

KYEC posts slight revenue growth in June

Jul 7, 21:55

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides wafer probing and final test services for chips such as LCD driver ICs, CMOS image sensors, MEMS, NFC and other mobile chip solutions,...

Taiwan mobile payments ecosystem lacking despite mature NFC supply chain

Apr 21, 14:48

Despite the availability of NFC smartphones, NFC IC cards, card readers and NFC antennas locally, development of a mobile payments ecosystem is still struggling, according to industry...

Order visibility for fingerprint sensors, NFC chips extends to 6 months

Apr 15, 22:55

Order visibility for fingerprint sensors and NFC chips has extended to six months as more Android-based smartphone vendors have incorporated mobile payment functionality into their...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ready to develop smartphone payment system in 2015

Mar 13, 16:01

With 4G service subscribers accounting for 13% of Taiwan's overall telecom service users and the number of smartphone users in the country surpassing 13.5 million in 2014, Taiwan's...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to launch NFC mobile payment services

Oct 2, 10:56

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will launch NFC-based mobile payment services through cooperation with MasterCard, four local banks and EastCard on October 16. The service will...

Smart card shipments to rise 2.1 billion units by 2019, says IHS

Aug 27, 16:13

Global unit shipments of smart cards are expected to rise 2.1 billion from 2014-2019-about equal to the combined populations of China, the US, Indonesia and Brazil, according to IH...

Chunghwa Telecom NFC TSM system passes Visa certification

Jul 25, 15:16

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on July 24 announced that it has obtained certification from Visa for its NFC TSM (trusted service manager) system and become a Visa approved vendor to provide...

Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

Jul 24, 21:38

Google will incorporate TSM (trusted service manager) software and applications into the Android platform after Apple reportedly has made NFC functionality a standard for its speculated...

Taiwan market: NFC mobile payment services to be launched by end of 2014

Jul 16, 11:27

A TSM (trusted service management) provider jointly established by Taiwan's five 4G mobile telecom carriers and EasyCard Corporation will launch NFC (near field communication) smartphone-based...

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

MediaTek expected to speed up development of feature chips

Mar 5, 12:39

MediaTek is expected to ramp up investments to develop peripheral chips to enrich smartphones such as wireless charging, NFC, and fingerprint recognition which in return will jack...

Asia NFC Alliance formed at 2014 MWC

Feb 26, 11:28

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced the formation of Asia NFC (near field communication) Alliance with Japan-based KDDI, South Korea-based SK Planet and Hong Kong-based...

Taiwan NFC market to take off in 3Q15, says Smart Catch

Feb 14, 14:01

Demand for smartphone-based NFC services in the Taiwan market is expected to take off in the third quarter of 2015, according to Taiwan-based TSM (trusted service management) platform...

Weltrend 3Q13 sales to rise on demand for NFC phone chips and LED driver ICs

Aug 29, 21:20

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see its third-quarter revenues climb to the highest quarterly level for 2013, thanks to growing shipments of its NFC phone chips...

Sony introduces NEX-5T camera with Wi-Fi, NFC and fast hybrid AF

Aug 27, 20:44

Sony has announced the release of its NEX-5T compact system camera that comes equipped with large-sensor image quality, speedy auto focus (AF) and NFC (near field communication) one-touch...

NFC, MEMS sensors, and gesture recognition the big smartphone differentiators in 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 25, 15:20

Accelerometers, vision-based gesture recognition, gyroscopes, and NFC are predicted to be the feature set big winners in smartphones in 2013, according to ABI Research. "Gesture...

Taiwan market: FET plans to start NFC operation at end of 1Q14

Jul 8, 21:53

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on July 8 announced it will soon begin trial operation of NFC (near field communication)...

Taiwan market: TSM expected to be incorporated by end of June

Jan 29, 15:38

Trusted Service Management (TSM), a platform jointly established by five mobile telecom carriers and EasyCard Corporation to provide NFC (near field communication)-based mobile payment...

MediaTek launches MT6605 NFC-enabled solution

Jan 8, 21:57

MediaTek has announced the availability of the MT6605, a dual-SIM smartphone solution integrated with micro SD card and NFC technology support.

Trusted Service Management joint venture to be examined by FTC in October

Sep 19, 15:31

Five mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan and EasyCard Corporation, in the second half of 2011, jointly proposed a joint venture company, Trusted Service Management (TSM), specifically...

Arrival of iPhone 5 to spur rebound in Apple shipments, says IHS

Sep 12, 14:00

The arrival of the iPhone 5 will spur a rebound in Apple's smartphone shipments in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 following a decline in the second quarter, IHS iSuppli believes...

Nokia may release new Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones for the entry-level segment

Sep 11, 15:47

Nokia may release new Windows Phone 7.5-based smartphones for the entry-level segment at the end of 2012 since Windows Phone 8's hardware requirements for dual-core processor and...

Asustek to start selling WoA tablet PC in October

Jun 5, 01:45

Asustek Computer has announced its latest 10.1-inch Windows-on-ARM (WoA) tablet PC – Tablet 600, which is expected to start shipping in September and will be available in retail...

Digitimes Research: Embedded and standalone integration in NFC IC development

May 16, 14:04

NXP led the 2011 market for near-field communication (NFC) phone chips with a 52% share, followed by Inside Secure with 44%. The pair took a combined 96% share of the market, leaving...

Shipments of NFC-enabled smartphones reach 30 million units in 2011, says Berg Insight

Mar 29, 11:57

Global sales of handsets featuring Near Field Communication (NFC) increased ten-fold in 2011 to 30 million units, according to data compiled by Berg Insight.

NFC chips to buoy MStar 2012 revenues

Jan 31, 01:10

MStar Semiconductor expects new orders for chips used in near field communication (NFC) enabled phones to buoy its sales performance in 2012. Company chairman Wayne Liang has forecast...

Global NFC smartphone shipments to top 80 million units in 2012, says IMS Research

Jan 20, 01:25

Global shipments of NFC-enabled smartphones are expected to reach 80 million units in 2012, up from 35 million units shipped in 2011, according to data compiled by IMS Research.

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches NFC service for iPhone

Dec 9, 16:13

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced the launch of a NFC (near field communication) back clamp of iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S to provide combined NFC-based EasyCard and MasterCard PayPass...

NFC penetration of smartphones to exceed 50% in 2-3 years, say Taiwan makers

Nov 22, 01:10

As Android, Symbian, BlackBerry and Bada have supported NFC (near field communication) functions and Microsoft and Apple plan to make Windows Phone and iOS support NFC in 2012, the...

Toshiba adopts MStar-developed HbbTV solution

Nov 15, 09:42

MStar Semiconductor has announced its HbbTV (hybrid broadcast broadband TV) solution has been selected for Toshiba's new TL and RL smart TV series, which are being released across...

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