KDDI Unveils NFC-Based Flight Boarding Service, Powered By Gemalto

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5:30 PM EDT February 26th, 2013

Gemalto has announced that it is providing its Allynis Trusted Service Management (TSM) solution to KDDI, one of the leading mobile network operators in Japan, for the deployment of the world’s first commercial NFC airline boarding service. The project aims to boost usage of mobile boarding by providing increased speed and convenience to end users while reducing operational costs. Gemalto’s TSM allows KDDI to securely download the JAL application into the SIM, enabling passengers to just tap their mobile phone when required to present their boarding pass.

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