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The MIFARE4Mobile® Industry Group consists of leading players in the Near Field Communication (NFC) ecosystem including Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, NXP Semiconductors, Oberthur Technologies and STMicroelectronics. The group acts as a platform to guide the evolution of MIFARE4Mobile technology.

MIFARE® has become the most widely adopted contactless technology on the market today and is an essential element in public transportation schemes, ticketing systems, loyalty programs, and access management around the world.

Initially developed by NXP Semiconductors, MIFARE4Mobile® is a technology used to manage MIFARE-based services in NFC mobile devices, from over-the-air installation to end-user interaction via the user interface of the mobile phone.

M4M v2.1.1 specification released

The latest version of the MIFARE4Mobile specification, version 2.1.1, has been released by the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group. The MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group comprises leading players in the NFC ecosystem, including Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, NXP, Oberthur Technologies, and STMicroelectronics. Over the past 20 years MIFARE-based services have enjoyed large scale adoption, primarily in the form of plastic cards and paper tickets for services such as transit ticketing and access control.  MIFARE4Mobile® extends availability of MIFARE® technologies to embrace the mobile phone form factor. The version 2.1.1 release is a minor update which aligns the specification to support certification services as announced with the launch of the M4M Test Centre.

M4M Test centre launched

On 5th November 2014, UL proudly announced that they have opened their MIFARE4Mobile® Test Centre, which allows them to offer exclusive certification services on behalf of the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group. The MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group comprises leading players in the NFC ecosystem, including Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, NXP, Oberthur Technologies, and STMicroelectronics.  Over the past 20 years MIFARE-based services have enjoyed large scale adoption, primarily in the form of plastic cards and paper tickets.  MIFARE4Mobile® extends availability of MIFARE® technologies to embrace the mobile phone form factor. It provides mobile network operators, trusted services managers and service providers with a single, interoperable programming interface to remotely provision and manage MIFARE-based services in embedded secure elements and SIM cards of mobile NFC devices "over the air" (OTA). The launch of the UL M4M Test centre will allow service providers to deploy certified MIFARE4Mobile® solutions, thereby increasing interoperability, trust and security with their service offering.

 

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