Latest News

2017

July 25, 2017
New installer with security fixes for users of the USB NFC reader for Windows
February 7, 2017
Discontinuance Notice of Provisioning and Updating the NFC Healthcare Library

2016

November 9, 2016
Technical Information Update - NFC
July 20, 2016
Sony FeliCa Website Renewal
March 31, 2016
Viettel Telecom and Sony to Form Strategic Partnership on Smart Card Systems
- Aim to Promote Smarter Lifestyles in Vietnam -
March 14, 2016
General Catalog updated.

2015

October 15, 2015
Telkom Indonesia and Sony to form Strategic Partnership on Smart Card Systems
- Aiming to Promote Smarter Lifestyle in Indonesia -
March 2, 2015
Sony and KEOLABS Agree to Develop Test Tools for Wider Support of NFC-F
February 3, 2015
PT.KAI COMMUTER JABODETABEK AND SONY AGREE TO COOPERATE TO DEPLOY FELICA CONTACTLESS CARDS, WRISTBANDS AND NFC MOBILE PHONES IN TRANSPORTATION NETWORK IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA

2014

November 4, 2014
Sony Reaches Agreement with Micropross to Develop First Commercial NFC-F Test Tools
October 31, 2014
NFC/FeliCa use case update
September 30, 2014
New General Catalog released
August 29, 2014
Sony Participation at 'CARTES 2014' Exhibition - Paris, France
July 16, 2014
Partners & Suppliers Update
March 19, 2014
End of support notification for products using the Windows XP operating system
February 24, 2014
Sony's FeliCa/NFC technology implemented in Gemalto microSD cards
- Enabling handsets and smartphones with access to FeliCa contactless card services -

2013

October 24, 2013
Sony Participation at 'CARTES 2013' Exhibition - Paris, France
- FeliCa Business Division will showcase the latest offering from Sony in contactless technology, products and applications -
October 10, 2013
Mobile payment services using NFC SIMs equipped with Sony FeliCa technology to begin in Hong Kong
- 'Octopus' contactless smart card payment services can now be loaded in smartphones -
April 12, 2013
New General Catalog released

2012

December 14, 2012
Sony and Watchdata Announce Agreement to Expand Global Reach for Near Field Communication/FeliCa Technology
October 15, 2012
Sony Participation at 'CARTES 2012' Exhibition - Paris, France
- FeliCa Business Division will showcase the latest offering from Sony in contactless technology, products and applications -
September 14, 2012
Sony's Contactless IC Card Chip Acquires World's First EAL6+ Certification of Common Criteria (ISO/IEC 15408), the International Standard for IT Security
July 31, 2012
Sony is the technology partner of Le Havre's Stade Oceane - the new home venue of Le Havre Athletic Football Club
April 5, 2012
Sony releases the "RC-S380" NFC reader/writer, the world's first product certified by the NFC Forum
February 28, 2012
Gemalto and Sony establish Global Agreement for FeliCa/Near Field Communication Technology

2011

November 14, 2011
HID Global and Sony Announce NFC-Enabled Contactless Smart Card Reader Platform for Global Laptop and Mobile Device Market
November 11, 2011
Sony to launch new contactless IC card chip "FeliCa Lite-S"
November 8, 2011
'About NFC' released
October 28, 2011
Sony Participation at 'CARTES & IDentification 2011' Exhibition - Paris, France
-FeliCa Business Division will showcase the latest offering from Sony in contactless technology, products and applications -
October 4, 2011
Sony releases 'NFC Healthcare Library', a healthcare software development kit for Android smart phone.
June 14, 2011
NFC-F Sample Gift Campaign has ended
June 13, 2011
Sony to launch next generation FeliCa contactless IC chip
-New security with AES encryption standard-
April 18, 2011
NFC-F Sample Gift Campaign has been launched.
February 7, 2011
Blackboard Sees Strong Momentum for New Contactless Campus Card Solution
∼ More than 50 Institutions Adopt Contactless Platform Powered by Sony FeliCa™ ∼

2010

November 15, 2010
FeliCa Web Site Renewal
October 12, 2010
HID Global and Sony to form Alliance to Create Contactless Smart Card Readers for the Global PC Market