Features of NFC FeliCa Phone

Advanced customer relations with the NFC FeliCa Phone

Point 1Mobile Phone is always with you

Services can be provided to a great many customers. You will never forget your membership card if it is input into your mobile phone. FeliCa plastic IC cards can also be easily used in tandem with NFC FeliCa Phones.

Point 2Just touch your phone to a reader/writer

You need only tap your NFC FeliCa phone on a reader/writer, eliminating the need to take out your wallet and cards.

Point 3Various applications possible only by using mobile phone functions

By utilizing internet connectivity, display and other functions unique to mobile phones, the NFC FeliCa Phone makes it possible to provide services with high added value.

Available in combination with smart phones, mobile phones and cards

In addition to 3 communication carriers such as NTT DOCOMO, KDDI(au), softbank, MVNO's handset is compatible

Usable with an NFC FeliCa compatible smartphone.

Use with FeliCa cards makes it possible to reach a large number of customers.

Viewer function

Enables checks of information on mobile FeliCa IC chip

Information on the chip is shown on the display

On-line secure provisioning

Membership cards, reward cards, etc., can be easily provided instantly via internet anywhere at any time

Services using internet connectivity

Top up (e.g. e-money)

Top up anywhere at anytime

The Mobile FeliCa IC chip can be accessed through browser.

Web Plug-in preinstalled on a NFC FeliCa Phone brings significant benefits to both users and service providers. The user can easily write user-specific information to their Mobile FeliCa IC chip via website of service providers. This function also meanes that service probiders can deliver their NFC FeliCa Phone services with low-cost development for applications.

Usable multiple services with one smartphone.

Available for electronic money, transit tickets, air tickets, membership cards, event tickets, etc.

Point 4High security

The NFC FeliCa Phone incorporates contactless IC card technology "FeliCa" developed by Sony, a device with a global track record that features high-speed, high capacity and high security capabilities. Note that the mobile FeliCa IC chip has ISO/IEC 15408 EAL4 certification.

Point 5Available on e-commerce and in stores

Usable in stores simply be tapping a NFC FeliCa Phone on a reader/writer connected to a kiosk terminal or POS. Use of a commercially available reader/writer for connection to a PC enables provision of services over the Internet. Services can be realized both in stores and over the Internet simply by "tapping" the phone on a reader/writer.