Enables reliable, efficient mobile payment on NFC-enabled mobile devices, says the company
Samsung Electronics has introduced new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1, which combines a NFC controller and a secure element storing personal information and security keys with advanced encryption technologies.
Samsung’s Secu-NFC chip has a 760 Kilobyte (KB) high-density flash memory providing users with sufficient capacity to store their choice of diverse mobile services.
The company claims that with the pin-to-pin compatibility, mobile device designers can adopt the new offering without additional cost, engineering and design efforts.
Samsung’s NFC controller enhanced battery-off feature allows a payment transaction to be active even when the mobile device is discharged and also it has an embedded single wire protocol interface, allowing consumers to enjoy the full breadth of services available by using U-SIM as well as the embedded secure element.
Samsung Electronics Device Solutions System LSI marketing vice-president Dojun Rhee said mobile payment, ticketing, data sharing, electronic ID card functions are some of the diverse user services enabled by NFC technology, which is becoming a key service enabler on emerging convergence technologies.
"Samsung’s new secure NFC solution with its high data storage capacity provides consumers with ample room to expand operation service and features to deliver the ultimate user experience," said Rhee.