The iCarte is a Near Field Communication (NFC) / Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Reader, designed for iPhone 4, to provide NFC two-way communication, RFID read/write and contactless payment capabilities. NFC and RFID tag information can be written and read by the iCarte and communicated to iPhone. The iCarte has an embedded smart-chip that can be configured as debit, credit, prepaid and loyalty cards, for secure contactless transactions.
iCarte can also read NFC Smart Posters, download or upload electronic coupons, tickets or receipts. The iCarte is ideal for iPhone users who want to use their iPhone for fast and secure contactless payments, transit payments, loyalty rewards, checking balances, top-up, discovering new services from smart posters or kiosks and exchanging information with other NFC phones. Business iPhone users can use the iCarte for commercial applications such as asset tracking, document tracking, healthcare, security and access control.
The SDK is only available for purchases over 1000 units of iCarte.
The applications are as follows (includes direct links to iTunes):