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NFC & Mobile Payments

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

NFC & mobile payments

This study presents the current situation of the mobile payment and mobile NFC technology markets. It analyzes the prospects for the market from a technical and economic point of view, by looking at challenges facing the economic models in key areas, including: automation, commerce, advertising, public services and transport.

• How can mobile NFC technology revolutionize payment, transportation and mobile applications?

• Can it generate revenue for the various stakeholders?

• What are some of the issues around NFC technology business models?

• What technical challenges exist that might have a direct impact on mobile NFC business models?

• Could NFC mobile payment be deployed on a large scale?

• What strategies are the major players adopting for implementing mobile NFC technology?

1. Executive Summary 7

1.1. Current status of contactless mobile technology . 8

1.2. Limited new usage, few additional revenues . 9

1.3. Multiple stakeholders vie for the market . 10

2. Methodology 11

3. NFC technology . 13

3.1. Definition . 13

3.2. NFC objects 13

3.3. How it works . 14

3.4. General hardware architecture . 15

3.4.1. NFC tags and cards architecture . 15

3.4.2. Architecture and operation of NFC devices . 16

3.5. Norms and standards . 17

3.6. The Secure Element (SE) 18

3.6.1. The Cardlet 18

3.6.2. Trusted Service Manager (TSM) and personalization . 18

3.6.3. The different types of Secure Element 19

3.7. How NFC works for secure applications 21

3.7.1. Contactless mobile payments (credit/debit card system) . 21

3.7.2. Mobile wallets 25

3.7.3. Transportation and ticketing applications 26

3.8. How NFC works for non-secure applications . 28

3.8.1. Between an NFC mobile device and an NFC tag 28

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