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  • Last update: Wednesday 5 March 2014 [31 news items]

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...

HTC expected to offer additional NFC-enabled smartphones in 2012

Oct 19, 14:21

While NFC-enabled smartphones are still unlikely to become mainstream models in 2012, HTC is expected to continue to offer NFC smartphones in 2012 to differentiate from iPhones, according...

Taiwan market: Handset-based e-payment service may be launched in 2H12

Oct 19, 10:52

Mobile electronic payment service based on smartphones with NFC (near field communication) capability is expected to be launched in Taiwan as early as the second half of 2012, according...

Taiwan market: Nokia, Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan Taxi jointly launch NFC-dispatch taxi service

Sep 16, 15:01

Nokia Taiwan has teamed up with Taiwan Mobile and taxi fleet operator Taiwan Taxi to launch an NFC-dispatch taxi service in Taiwan. Nokia also plans to launch two NFC-enabled Symbian...

NFC-enabled handset shipments to boom, says IHS iSuppli

May 13, 12:21

The decision by three major US wireless carriers to partner with leading credit card companies on a mobile commerce initiative will boost the market for embedded payment technology...

China market: NFC handsets to be available in 2H11

May 3, 01:00

Nokia, Taiwan-based HTC as well as China-based vendors Lenovo and TCL Communication Technology have been developing handsets with NFC (near field communication) functionality through...

Digitimes Insight: NFC and mobile payment to spearhead M2M development

Mar 3, 12:37

During a February 14 Mobile World Congress (MWC) press event, ST-Ericsson CEO Gilles Delfassy indicated that Internet devices will increase to 50 billion units. This means that in...

NFC handset sales to gain momentum in 2011

Dec 9, 01:40

Sales of NFC (Near Field Communication)-enabled handsets are expected to gain momentum starting 2011 as branded handset vendors including Nokia, Samsung Electronics, RIM as well as...

Handset testing becomes increasingly more complicated, says CGC executive

Nov 11, 13:53

With smartphones becoming functionally more powerful and supporting a growing list of communications standards, testing certification is increasingly more complicated, said Chen Hengzhong,...

Wireless ICs expected to exceed 2 billion units in 2010, says ABI Research

Feb 24, 16:09

Global shipments of short range wireless ICs (Bluetooth, NFC, UWB, 802.15.4, Wi-Fi) are expected to surpass two billion units this year, increasing approximately 20% compared to 2009...

CHT plans to roll out NFC handsets during Taipei flora expo 2010

Dec 22, 14:10

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is likely to team up with HTC (High Tech Computer) to roll out NFC (near field communication) handsets for use during the nearly six-month Taipei International...

GSM Association supports SWP interface for NFC functionality

Nov 19, 16:41

The board of the GSM Association (GSMA), at a meeting on November 17 in Macau, China, announced its support for SWP (Single Wireless Protocol) as the interface standard between NFC...

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    Asustek M70 desktop with NFC technology

    Asustek Computer has announced the M70 desktop with the latest fourth-generation Intel Core processor and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for wireless pairing with Android-based...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

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    Samsung Secu-NFC chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a NFC controller and a secure element...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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    Nokia 603

    Nokia has announced the Nokia 603, a smartphone preloaded with the latest apps and featuring single-tap pairing, sharing and tag reading with NFC. The Nokia 603 is equipped with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 14.

  • Nokia+N9

    Nokia N9

    Nokia has announced the Nokia N9, an all-screen smartphone. The Nokia N9 has a 3.9-inch AMOLED screen, made from scratch-resistant curved glass. The 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus...

    Photo: Company, Jun 28.

  • Samsung+NFC+chip+with+embedded+flash+memory

    Samsung NFC chip with embedded flash memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced today its new near field communications (NFC) chip with embedded flash memory for next-generation smartphones. Mass production is slated for the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 24.

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