Nokia unveils the NFC technology based Lumia 610

Nokia Lumia NFC Gadgets

With a magic swipe of your NFC phone! This week, Nokia unveiled its new Lumia 610 smart phone. The Lumia is the latest mobile device for the Microsoft Windows Phone platform. The Lumia will also be the first Windows Phone to include NFC technology. Nokia has developed the 610 with mobile commerce in mind, spurred largely by the number of other telecommunications companies introducing their own NFC-enabled smart phones to the market. Despite the tenacity of the competition, Nokia has been able to establish itself as one of the leaders…

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Nokia to develop NFC ticketing system for New York City

New York Transit Mobile Ticketing

Nokia continues to expand the use of NFC technology beyond the boundaries of mobile commerce. The company has entered into a partnership with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to develop an NFC ticketing system. The system will allow travelers to purchase tickets using their mobile phones and is being designed to streamline the process and make it much quicker. The system will be part of a pilot initiative that will gauge consumer reaction to NFC payments in a variety of settings. Nokia says that the ticketing system will…

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