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Gemalto’s Shares Tumble as it Warns of Lower Revenue and a Bigger Miss of Its 2017 Profit Goal

By:  Dan Balaban NFC TIMES Exclusive Insight – Shares in France-based vendor Gemalto fell sharply today as it issued warnings before markets opened that its revenue and profit would badly miss projections this year. Related stories, automatically selected:  Gemalto Suffers Hit in 2015 from Softcard Closure; Restructures U.S. TSM Unit NXP Reports Growth in NFC Revenue […]

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Fashion brand adds NFC and blockchain for authentic personal clothing

Fashion brand Babyghost has partnered with Chinese blockchain-as-a-service company BitSE and its VeChain project to deliver a range of clothes incorporating NFC tags and verified using blockchain technology. Demonstrating the development of fashion technology, or… Read the rest of Fashion brand adds NFC and blockchain for authentic personal clothing at NFC World.

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Luxury handbag maker uses NFC tags to counter fraud

IN THE BAG: Maria&Donato’s luxury goods will soon be authenticated using NFC tags Owners of a handbag from Maria&Donato’s exclusive collection will soon be able to authenticate their purchase as well as discover information about the brand and buy limited-edition handbags online with a tap of their NFC device. The leather-goods manufacturer is integrating NFC SpeedTap tags […]

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French vineyard to safeguard its entire output with NFC

GRAPE IDEA: The Geantet-Pansiot vineyard is protecting all its wines with NFC tags PARTNER NEWS: The Geantet-Pansiot vineyard estate in Burgundy, France is to equip all of its wine bottles with an NFC tag to let its customers authenticate the beverage and receive information about the wine directly on their smartphone. The implementation is a result of a […]

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Jones adds NFC and QR codes to smart packaging with Tuku

ENABLED LABELS: Jones and Tuku’s packaging solution uses NFC tags and QR codes Pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods companies can now add NFC tags and QR codes to packaging in order to send out messages, promotions and offers to their customers’ smartphones using an integrated solution developed by packaging provider Jones Packaging and mobile marketing specialist […]

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NXP Semiconductors CEO Still Sees Transit Fare Collection as Main NFC Growth Engine in China

By:  Dan Balaban and Istvan Fekete NFC Times Exclusive Insight – Despite providing the NFC technology for three “OEM Pays” that have launched in China or which are scheduled to do so, NXP Semiconductors CEO Richard Clemmer still says he sees transit fare collection as the main opportunity going forward for the chip maker’s NFC technology […]