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During the Black Hat conference, security specialist Charlie Miller showed some problems with the NFC implementation on the Nokia N9. Miller explained that when NFC is turned on, an N9 will automatically accept all connection requests without prompting the user. He said this opens the device to attackers who can control the device to make calls, send text messages, or download data.
Nokia announced today the NFC version of the Nokia Lumia 610. Orange will be the first operator to offer the Lumia 610 NFC, which can pair with NFC accessories and read NFC tags. The Lumia 610 NFC is expected to be available early in the third quarter of 2012.
Need to know how well (or bad) you’re sleeping? You might want to check out SleepTrak. It calculates sleep efficiency with with NFC Technology. T-Mobile has partnered with Meridian Health and iMPak Health to deploy the offering today with the Nokia Astound (C7).
The Scobleizer was walking through San Francisco Airport and then ran into Reno Marioni, director of global social partnerships at Nokia. Scoble said Marioni had a secret device in his briefcase but wouldn’t show it to him. Scoble did end up looking at a Nokia N9, which he thought was, “damn nice.”
Nokia just launched an online service to help businesses begin using NFC solutions. The NFC Hub lets businesses buy generic NFC tagged posters, aimed at directing people to websites, Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and other URLs, plus tagged business cards. Nokia predicts NFC tags will be everywhere, and used for many different things.
The Nokia N9 contains near field communication technology (NFC), but lacks support for either an embedded secure element or the Single Wire Protocol (SWP). According to NFC World, these elements are needed for use in secure NFC applications such as mobile wallet, ticketing and payments. Instead, Nokia is concentrating on the ‘connectivity’ aspect of NFC for file sharing, device pairing and tag reading.
Proxama, a supplier of near-field communication (NFC) technology worked with Nokia on NFC-tagged posters displayed in New York and Los Angeles. The campaign was rolled out this week. The posters let commuters and pedestrians tap an icon on the ads with their NFC-enabled phone to view an exclusive clip of the show Basketball Wives.
Dustin Kassman from ICS showed me a proof of concept of a Near Field Communication (NFC) app they created on the MeeGo platform. The application is running on a MeeGo tablet connected to the Nokia C7 as the writer for RFID tags. Dustin then showed me how you can use the NFC reader on the Nokia C7 to retrieve the information from the tags. Take a look.
Anssi Vanjoki, Nokia’s Executive VP for Markets, announced at Mobey Forum on Thursday that all new Nokia smartphones from 2011 will come with Near Field Communication (NFC). This technology can be used to turn our devices into transportation tickets, debit cards, or even as house keys. Sounds cool, right?