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October 2013

Sistelnetworks is speaking at WIMA USA 2013
WIMA USA 2013

In addition to sponsoring the WIMA USA 2013, Sistelnetworks will participate as speaker in the conferences.

On Monday 28th (4.00pm - 5.00pm), Serafín Arroyo, Marketing Director of Sistelnetworks, is presenting "Introduction to NFC & Proximity solutions for marketers - session 2".

The subjects that will be discussed include Technology Marketing Overview for NFC, QR and Bluetooth enabled Beacons (Security and Use Cases).

Also, Sistelnetworks will provide a 10-minute pitch presentation speech the 30th of October at 11.00am.




Sistelnetworks is sponsoring the WIMA USA 2013

WIMA USA 13

Sistelnetworks is sponsoring the WIMA USA 2013, which will take place from 28 to 30 October 2013 at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

Please come and visit our booth where we will be showing our contact-less solution for identification, writing and reading of tags:

  • vWand adds NFC capability to any Bluetooth device
  • vWand provides innovative proximity solutions ( identification, logistics, access control, rewards program schools, hospitals..)

WIMA NFC is an international meeting place for the NFC ecosystem, where industry and brands come together.


September 2013

PRESS RELEASE \ Nice, France – September 24th, 2013

Press Release

Sistelnetworks NFC innovations shown at NFC world congress in Nice

  • vWand covers innovative scenarios and new use cases for hospitals, education and logistics.
  • Joint with the University of Nice, a demo of EMOI Project already installed at MBDS facilities in Sophia Antipolis for Alzheimer detection will be showcased in the Sistelnetworks booth.

Sistelnetworks, an NFC market leader and award-winning technology innovator, is showing innovative use cases for NFC technology using vWand Stylus at NFC world congress in Nice. The event is taken place at the Côte d’Azur in a new and larger venue in the center of Nice: the Acropolis Convention Centre, from September 24th to 26th.

“The company has developed innovative applications to cover scenarios such as healthcare, education and logistics, just to show the possibilitites of NFC technology. Sistelnetworks is convinced of NFC technology advantages to cover special use cases, where proximity and security are key aspects. Please visit our booth #40 to see real time demos and bring your ideas for integration to your systems” said Jorge Marcos, VP Products & Innovation of Sistelnetworks.

Regarding the EMOI Project, "this ICT prototype on Alzheimer detection is original in many respects” commented Serge Miranda, Professor of IT at University of Nice and founder of Master MBDS. “For example we use NFC tags to get multi-sense data (including emotional smell) in a personal memory suitcase, multidiciplinary work with neurologists in Hospitals and also the NFC bluetooth pen for the elderly person and pilot project planned in a retirement home in Grasse provided us many information for Alzheimer detection. This challenging project was prototyped at University of Nice with complementary IT partners and we look forward a promising pilot project to build a break-through tool for Alzheimer detection"


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August 2013

Sistelnetworks showcases vWand NFC stylus innovations at NFC world congress in Nice

Sistelnetworks will be showcasing a wide array of use cases to add NFC capabilities to any tablet and smart phone using vWand. Sistelnetworks will be showing a variety of vWand applications designed to meet the varying needs of hospitals, industries and commerce at NFC world congress.

NFC World Congress

The event will take place at the Côte d'Azur in a new and larger venue in the center of Nice: the Acropolis Convention Centre, from September 24th to 26th.

We will be delighted to receive and attend you at booth #40.


July 2013

PRESS RELEASE \ Nice, France – July 20th, 2013

Press Release

Sistelnetworks showcases vWand NFC stylus innovations at NFC world congress in Nice

  • vWand new use cases for hospitals and new apps for identification, reading and writing of tags to be shown at booth #40.
  • SDK versions available for Android experts and NFC programmers. Also apps available at Google Play.

Sistelnetworks, an NFC market leader and award-winning technology innovator, announced today that it will be showcasing a wide array of use cases to add NFC capabilities to any tablet and smart phone using vWand. Sistelnetworks will be showing a variety of vWand applications designed to meet the varying needs of hospitals, industries and commerce at NFC World Congress. The event will take place at the Côte d’Azur in a new and larger venue in the center of Nice: the Acropolis Convention Centre, from September 24th to 26th.

NFC World Congress

NFC World Congress shares a common 1350 sqm exhibition space with the other World Smart Week events: M2M Innovation World Congress, World e-ID Congress and Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum. Running along four complementary conferences, the World Smart Week exhibition maximizes synergies in term of contents, networking and audience:

  • 1700 participants coming from the complementary and converging markets of mobile/contactless, M2M, digital identity and digital security
  • 50 booths displaying new products, innovative solutions and expertise: Exhibitors list
  • 100 demos scheduled throughout 2.5 days

Also integrators and solution providers will be able to order Evaluation Kits including vWand, NFC tags and SDK, to create their own solutions. vWand allows any tablet or smartphone to add NFC capabilities easily, using the available Bluetooth connection.

“vWand is going to cover scenarios where NFC technology is required. Functionalities like safe identification, reading and writing of tag information could be fully integrated with any solution via SDK. We welcome developers and integrators to explore all the possibilities of NFC technology in the market,” commented Jose Luis Vilar, CEO of Sistelnetworks.

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April 2013

PRESS RELEASE \ Monaco, France – April 30th, 2013

Press Release

Sistelnetworks awarded as Best Start-up at WIMA NFC Monaco 2013. vWand, an innovative NFC stylus that adds NFC to tablets, smartphones and touchscreen PCs, presented the new version and some innovative applications at WIMA NFC Monaco 2013

Sistelnetworks is very proud to announce that the company has been awarded as Best Start-up during the WIMA NFC competition. vWand product, an innovative NFC-Bluetooth gateway designed to add NFC to tablets and smartphones in a natural way, achieved the higher distinction in the contest, nominating Sistelnetworks as one of the most innovative companies providing NFC new devices, adding use cases possibilities.


WIMA NFC MONACO 2013 Award

WIMA NFC MONACO is the meeting place for the NFC ecosystem from application developers to end users spanning vertical markets such as payment, retail, healthcare, access control and consumer electronics, guaranteeing optimal networking for both established players and newcomers to NFC.

WIMA NFC MONACO 2013 Competition is designed to bring to the forefront the latest innovative applications, solutions and hardware through multi-track vertical categories and is open exclusively to Exhibitors and Researchers of the event. The lucky winners each received a unique WIMA NFC Competition bear powered by Tap4Mor including a specific tag with personalized information on the category they have won on the t-shirt which can be read by and NFC enabled device. Two additional tags in each ear contains information about WIMA NFC Monaco and WIMA NFC USA. On site judging panel of industry experts visited the booth of each sponsor entered into the contest. Entrants had 3 minutes to present their demo to judges. Research Projects were judged based upon the content of their presentation during the Research Track.

“vWand has been designed to add new NFC capabilities to any tablet or smart phone, adding many possibilities the end user to use the technology. The number of available devices with NFC technology and its volumes are growing fast, however, estimates indicate that in the coming years hundreds of millions of smartphones and tablets will be shipped without NFC capabilities. For these cases, vWad is the perfect solution to add NFC capabilities in an easy and ergonomic way” said Sistelnetworks Product Manager Jorge Marcos.

The vWand Release 1 is already available in volumes, being compatible with any operating system except iOS. In 4Q2013 a new version will be in the marketi, to be compatible with iOS as well.

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Sistelnetworks at WIMA NFC Monaco

WIMA NFC Monaco

Sistelnetworks will be attending the WIMA NFC Monaco, the 10-12 April 2013.
WIMA NFC is an international meeting place for the NFC ecosystem, where industry and brands come together.
WIMA is the largest and highest quality NFC event gathering a great mix of end users, solution developers, system integrators, hardware and component manufacturers.