EU Project Stolpan
StoLPaN is a pan-European consortium supported by the European Commission’s IST
program. StoLPaN will examine the as yet untapped potential for bringing together
the new kind of local wireless interface, NFC and mobile communication. The project is expected to define the Business Rules and Technical Specifications required for the successful commercial deployment of third party applications into the Secure Chip in an NFC-enabled mobile device, e.g.:
These will be submitted to the relevant trade bodies for adoption by the payment, mobile, transit and ticketing industries to create a standardized NFC ecosystem. The project will establish a smart retail environment including support devices and business processes to demonstrate the new solutions.