NFC world reports that Canadian NFC and RFID specialist Wireless Dynamics has made its iCarte NFC case available for the iPhone 5. As a result, the device has been approved by Apple and Visa, thus enabling it to be deployed by issuers of the payment network’s credit and debit cards.
Ambrose Tam, chief executive officer of Wireless Dynamics, said: “Obtaining MFI [made for iPod/iPhone] certification and global Visa compliance on the iCarte 520 is very important for our customers, as it allows them to confidently deploy their mobile payment services to their iPhone users.
“We will continue to work with financial institutions, mobile network operators, and our partners to provide convenient and secure applications and services to their customers.”
There are more than thirty-five applications available from the iTunes app store which works with the iCarte. These include apps compatible with mobile wallets, access control and event management.
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