OEM/ODM Smart Mobile & Connected Devices Biz Dev Mgr, Karl J. Weaver Has Been Invited to Discuss Mobile NFC/Payments on a Panel Session at 2013 Seattle Biz-Tech Summit
Woodinville, WA, October 18, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Consumers, please get ready for the future of Contactless mobile (NFC) payments from your Smartphone or Tablet PC, and here to evangelize this exciting trend is OEM/ODM Smart Mobile and Connected Devices Biz Dev Manager, Karl J. Weaver who has been invited to discuss Mobile NFC & payments on a panel session at 2013 Seattle Biz-Tech Summit, for a session titled, Innovation and Impacts of Mobile Technology this Saturday, October 19th in Bellevue Hyatt Hotel, from 10:00AM-12:00PM.
While working for Gemalto in China for five years on NFC/payments and embedded mobile device security, Mr. Weaver enabled the design-in of SWP NFC SIM cards for 70% of all OEM Smartphone vendors, worked with China Mobile & Unicom, China UnionPay, Taiwanese and Hong Kong mobile operators, Orange France, French Contactless Association, and the GSMA to make sure SWP NFC SIM cards became defacto mobile payment form factor standard and also worked with Banks and Government financial service organizations in Greater China on security of mobile wallet deployments (protection of mobile wallet pin codes); Mr. Weaver said, “Asia is primed to expand in 2013 for Mobile (NFC) based payments and services, and that same level of interest in Mobile NFC in North America is about to take root with the advancement of ISIS as a nation-wide mobile payment network platform provider, the future is truly promising for Mobile NFC technology.”
"Secure and simple Mobile (NFC) payments from Smartphones and Tablet PCs in North America are well overdue from mobile operators, Banks, and the entire payments ecosystem, the next few months will see big changes to the landscape and the American consumer is primed to see the advantages of using Contactless Mobile Near Field Communications for retail payments, loyalty, ticketing, couponing, transportation, access control and many other use cases," according to Karl J. Weaver.
Newport Technologies is used to evangelize embedded software technologies on Smartphones, Tablet PCs for the OEM/ODM Mobile Device Landscape in Greater China.