One of the world's smart card manufacturers, Sagem Orga (Safran group), released wireless LAN SIM card.
The WiFi-enabled SIM (ConnectSIM) brings both new freedom and security for mobile phone users. The flexibility of a wireless LAN connection can now be enjoyed with any mobile phone, combined with the high security of a SIM card. The WLAN SIM card can be used in any mobile phone to enable fixed-mobile convergence, proximity transactions, trusted peer-to-peer operations between two SIM cards, strong authentication services, WEB security and a large and varied set of other use cases.
Other innovative topics include:
* NFC active sticker: "SIMply Mobile Wallet" – a real alternative that lets mobile network operators turn ordinary handsets into contactless devices
* Contactless/NFC: NFC services using single wire protocol
* Smart card web server SIMs: The (U)SIM as the browsing starting point
* SIMply Me!: Managing your Internet identity with the (U)SIM (EAP, Open ID...)
* A-GPS SIMs: Using assisted GPS functionality in your (U)SIM card, independent of handsets