Mobile makers Samsung, HTC, RIM, Motorola Mobility, and Sony Ericsson sign US carrier NFC agreement


The joint venture between AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, Isis announced earlier today that HTC, LG, Motorola Mobility, RIM, Samsung Mobile and Sony Ericsson will introduce NFC-enabled mobile devices that carry out Isis’ NFC and technology standards.

For those who have or purchase smartphones that are NOT NFC-enabled, Isis is working with DeviceFidelity to add NFC functionality to the mobile device, ensuring a lot of consumer choice.

Isis’ technology standards provide the direction and certainty needed for the development and deployment of NFC devices and the mobile commerce ecosystem,” said Scott Mulloy, chief technology officer, Isis. “Working together with the device makers and our founding mobile carriers, Isis can provide the consumer choice and scale necessary for widespread adoption of mobile commerce.”