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NFC mobile security, IBM research. Mobile authentication security technology based on the radio standard known as near field communication (NFC). This technology provides an extra layer of security when using an NFC-enabled device and a contactless smartcard to conduct a mobile transaction. Examples include online banking and digital signatures. The technology is based on IBM Worklight, acquired by IBM in 2012. Photographed in September 2013.
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