INSIDE Secure’s First Integration of MicroRead® Chip and Open NFC™ Software into Microsoft Windows Phone Device
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, April 16, 2012 – INSIDE Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, today announced that its near field communication (NFC) solution has been integrated into the new Nokia Lumia 610 NFC smartphone, based on the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 platform.
“We are very excited to be providing the NFC core technology for the Lumia 610 NFC, and to be working with Nokia on the development of this NFC smartphone,” said Charles Walton, General Manager, NFC and Secure Payments, INSIDE Secure. “Our Open NFC™ protocol stack has been successfully integrated into the Windows Phone 7 environment for the Lumia 610 NFC, demonstrating INSIDE Secure’s ability to develop tailored and innovative solutions for multiple mobile operating systems.”
The Nokia smartphone utilizes the INSIDE Secure MicroRead® v3.4 NFC controller and Open NFC™ protocol stack software to provide NFC capabilities for a broad range of useful and entertaining applications. The Lumia 610 NFC smartphone is the first Microsoft Windows Phone device that INSIDE Secure has supported with MicroRead® and Open NFC™.
The award-winning INSIDE Secure MicroRead NFC controller is pre-integrated with the Open NFC™ protocol stack, and together they provide a best-of-breed solution that helps mobile device manufacturers like Nokia bring rich NFC capabilities to market more quickly. INSIDE Secure also offers a comprehensive suite of NFC payment, transit, loyalty, access control and identity applets that work with the company’s chip platforms.
About INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris: INSD) is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment and digital security products provide security for a wide range of information processing, storage and transmission applications. The company’s customers are found in a wide range of markets including mobile payment, identification documents, access control, transit, electronic device manufacturing, pay television and mobile service operators. For more information, visit www.insidesecure.com.