updated Wed. February 22, 2023
Telecom Lead (blog)
July 31, 2017
Telecom markets in Asia could be considered a market highlight, with its success offsetting stagnant results in the Americas and Western Europe, driven by the closure of Softcard, directly impacting the issuance of single wire protocol (SWP) SIMs, and high saturation levels respectively. Security risks inÃâÃÂ ...
July 24, 2017
This is where USB-C Power Delivery (PD) comes in. Without going into too great detail, there are two key things to know about PD: first, it is a single-wire protocol that can deliver up to 100W of power; second, that power can go in either direction. In essence this means you can charge power-hungry devicesÃâÃÂ ...
February 2, 2016
[Nils Pipenbrinck] has been working on a very interesting problem. The SIM card in your cellphone talks to the contactless near-field communication (NFC) chip through a cool protocol that we'd never hear of until reading his blog: single wire protocol (SWP). The SIM card in your cellphone has only a limitedÃâÃÂ ...
GPS World magazine
January 7, 2016
The controller has extremely low power operation in polling mode to provide increased battery life for power critical applications and three single-wire protocol (SWP) interfaces to secure element (eSE) devices, for for secure payments. The patented two-pin antenna interface supports a maximum distanceÃâÃÂ ...
June 9, 2015
National Bank of Oman (NBO) has become the first in the country to launch a contactless card pilot, in partnership with MasterCard. “The new scheme will allow customers to make payments for small ticket items at the checkout without the need to enter a PIN or sign a receipt,” Times of Oman reports.
December 10, 2013
In recent months, since Google has announced the support for Host Card Emulation (HCE) in their latest Android 4.4 KitKat, we have seen a barage of articles and analyses (some in very reputable publications and blog sites) claiming that NFC is dead with the introduction and arrival of Google's nowÃâÃÂ ...
June 6, 2013
The important thing here is that smartSD is a standard adopted by the association that keeps watch over SD cards to ensure interoperability. Companies like Visa have tried to implement similar technologies, but this time it's going to be a universal scheme based on the single wire protocol (SWP) as aÃâÃÂ ...