Welcome to TORO BLOG, a space where the TORO team, based in the very heart of the fast, innovating and soaring Asia, will regularly share their insight with you on how users are adopting the emerging NFC technology.
One of our colleague sent me this link the other day and told me he wanted to buying this phone, after all the NFC phones in the office that had failed to tempt him.
Sony Ericsson Smart Tag
It’s a nice commercial I have to say, and good work for Sony Ericsson. I think it is a [...]
It is no longer a picture of future life. Taiwanese users can call taxi and collect loyalty points with Nokia’s new NFC phones since Mid-September!
It has been a (long) while since last article. Easycard continues to gain popularity after the card issuance volume surpassed number of habitants in February, now about 27 million of cards [...]
Since April 2, 2010, you can pay at Starbucks Coffee with your Taipei Metro Card (EasyCard).
Wait… you can also pay in the 4,500 7-ELEVEN stores in Taiwan, in the 2,500 Family Mart store or 1,500 OK-Mart stores, at the parking lots, directly on the park meter (!), in the taxi, at MacDonald’s, at the movies, [...]
Barcelona, Spain and Taipei, Taiwan – February 15, 2010. Toro Development Ldt. (TORO) and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) are working together to develop a cutting-edge offering for mobile financial applications based on G&D’s Mobile Security Card and TORO’s Akami mobile platform. Both companies are contributing their respective expertise in hardware, firmware, middleware, mobile software, and [...]
TORO SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR SESAMES INNOVATION AWARD
Akami™ competes for best mobile application.
Hong Kong, November 9th 2009 – TORO, the pure player for NFC mobile platform development, is pleased to announce that their product AKAMI™ as been selected as a finalist for the prestigious SESAMES INNOVATION AWARDS in the MOBILE category.
“We are proud [...]
Toro is finalist for the Sesames awards at Cartes 2009 category mobile
According to NearFieldCommunicationWorld report, Hong-Kong based Cell-Idea ( who is also Toro’s sister company) has launched “With Me”, an NFC device that adds near field communication functionality to any Bluetooth-equipped mobile handset.
Cell Idea adds NFC to any Bluetooth phone
UPDATED: Consumers can simply pair the company’s new ‘With Me’ device, expected to retail at US$25, with [...]
NearFieldCommunicationsworld.com just posted an article about the fast growing of NFC forum, talked about all the new members joined NFC forum and the upgraded membership recently. And TORO is among the new comers, just between Sagem Mobiles and Toshiba. You can see the article here.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory has joined as a Principal Member alongside a [...]