BlackBerry NFC

Rogers Suretap Wallet updated to support the BlackBerry Z30 and Q10

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Although it's coming incredibly later than expected, Rogers has now updated their Suretap Wallet app for BlackBerry 10. The update, which is available in BlackBerry World right now, brings NFC Payment support through the Rogers Suretap system on both the BlackBerry Z30 and the BlackBerry Q10.

Press Release: IrisAccess Platform now Interoperable with NFC-Enabled BlackBerry Smartphones

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Today Iris ID Systems announced that they are making the IrisAccess Platform interoperable with select NFC enabled BlackBerry devices that are equipped with HID Global's iClass Digital Keys. This compatability will allow for individuals to use their BlackBerry to gain physical access to buildings, track time and attendance and other physical identity applications. 

“This is an important milestone in the deployment of mobile access and identity solutions using NFC technology on smartphones,” said Dr. Tam Hulusi, Senior Vice President of Strategic Innovation with HID Global. “NFC-enabled smartphones represent a complementary new platform that we believe will expand the access control market and our card services business while improving user security and convenience.”

Additional uses for NFC on the BlackBerry devices is definitely something that many of us will enjoy, and we can hope to continue to see more of it. Keep reading for the full press release.