Medford, Ore.-based Mobifyer, an enabler of contactless, RFID, and NFC solutions, has teamed with suppliers TranZfinity, eGrips and SCM to jointly launch a series of developers contests to increase the adoption and acceptance of contactless, RFID, and NFC technologies with existing in-market mobile phones.
Submissions to the “Ideas That Mobify” contests will be judged for their innovation, usefulness, usability and utilization of the contactless, RFID and NFC solution components assembled by Mobifyer. Submissions are due Sept. 29, and winners will be announced at the opening of the International CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment show Oct. 7-9 at the San Diego Convention Center. The winner and runners-up will receive prizes and have their applications featured on the Mobifyer website.
TranZfinity, San Diego, is developer of the Myztro, an NFC to Bluetooth device that enables smart phones to take advantage of the technology for payments, loyalty and other similar transactions instantly. SCM Microsystems, Santa Ana, Calif. provides solutions for secure access and identity and recently launched handheld, USB or NFC connected readers designed to be carried on key rings, in pockets or purses and used with contact or contactless smart cards. Flexible Innovations, Ft. Worth, Texas, provides eGrips, silicone non-slip grips with custom printing designed for end user mobile handsets.