Sony: partnership for a smarter life in Indonesia

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Sony-Indonesia-300x191[1]Sony has recently announced its partnership with PT Telkomunikasi Indonesia to develop an “NFC common platform” based on Sony’s FeliCa technology, targeted at the Indonesian market. Telkomunikasi Indonesia is a telecommunications, information, media, edutainment, and services company operating in the Republic. The two companies will also collaborate in order to promote the platform and encourage its adoption across a variety of local. Telkom Indonesia and Sony share a vision for smartcard systems, whose introduction they see as making people’s daily lives considerably easier and smarter. With smartcards, customers will be able to use their cards, mobile phones and devices of other shapes and sizes at various locales, such as public transport stations, retail locations, and schools. The two companies have thus agreed to collaborate on the development of the NFC common platform, which will serve as a secure all-in-one solution platform for service providers. It will realize greater convenience across various applications, including electronic prepaid transactions, security access, and loyalty rewards services.