The successful acquirer will benefit from the rapid growth of NFC and consumer and business adoption.
"The use of NFC payments is projected to rapidly increase in the coming year. We are excited to be offering for sale this important portfolio for companies providing NFC mobile payments now or in the future," says Dean Becker, CEO of ICAP Patent Brokerage.
"It's time to bring this technology to the broader market, and we believe that by making our intellectual property available to a major player in the mobile payments, we can accelerate that outcome while providing a significant competitive advantage to the new owner," says Michelle Fisher, CEO of Blaze Mobile, Inc.
Key Characteristics & Benefits
With an early priority date of 2007, the disclosed patent broadly covers secure mobile payments, using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to link mobile communications devices with contactless payment systems. The patent enables users to conduct payment transactions at a retail merchant POS, access banking services, and store payment or banking information. Importantly, the invention integrates a range of security features to guard against the risks inherent in data transmissions between mobile communications devices and a management server. In several key embodiments, sensitive or confidential information is securely stored on a remote server using PCI guidelines rather than on the mobile device itself, ensuring that such data will never be compromised due to theft or loss of the device. It further employs unique WalletIDs, SiteKeys, user-defined PINs, and tokens to specify access and privileges for different services and prevent fraudulent or accidental purchases. Additional features allow users to remotely lock or disable the device in real time, or shut down payment applications after a designated period of inactivity.
See the technical description of the NFC mobile payment IP sales offering.
More information can be gained at www.blazemobile.com.
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