BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One2Touch, a global innovator in NFC-powered wireless communication products, will demonstrate and launch European availability of SlimType, the first smartphone cover with integrated keyboard powered with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, at Mobile World Congress 2016, Barcelona, February 22-25, 2016 in Hall 8 (Fira Montjuic) at the 4 Years From Now (4YFN) exhibit (Stand 9D) for promising tech startups.
The lightweight and stylish SlimType NFC smart cover has a built-in easy-touch keyboard that enables users to take advantage of the full size screen on their Samsung Galaxy S6 Flat and S6 Edge mobile devices and stay productive while on the go. With no need for batteries, connectors, or charging, SlimType’s unique portable NFC keyboard is ideal for reading and responding to e-mails and text messages or taking quick notes. The ultra-thin SlimType protective textile smart cover fits easily in a pocket or purse.
“Mobile World Congress is the ideal venue to announce the availability of our patented SlimType smartphone NFC cover and keyboard for Samsung Galaxy S6 Flat and S6 Edge smartphone users in parts of Europe including the UK,” said Nils Knagenhjelm, VP Strategic Alliances, One2Touch. “We are extremely pleased with feedback we’ve received so far around SlimType’s easy-to-use physical keyboard. Until now, NFC meant basic ‘tap-and-go’ mobile wallet services. Consumers appreciate how our NFC keyboard with ‘tap-and-stay’ continuous communications gives their smartphones greater flexibility and productivity. Due to global interest we are looking for distribution partners.”
Making the Smartphone Smarter with NFC
Providing protection and interaction, the SlimType user-friendly NFC keyboard and cover has no need for batteries, cables, or pairing codes to link up. Optimized for Samsung S6 Flat and S6 Edge, the SlimType’s highlights include:
- Easy to connect. Simply place the NFC-enabled phone on the cover, install the app, and start typing.
- Security. With NFC´s security advantage over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, data is securely transmitted
- Form and function. Hot keys provide quick access to email, contacts, calendar and Web applications.
- Dimensions. Height: 155 mm, Width: 145.5mm (fold), Thickness: 2.5mm.
- Stylish. The soft, comfortable textile surface is flexible, easy to fold and compact. Available in fashionable Cherry Red, Black Sapphire and White Pearl.
Availability and Pricing
SlimType is available for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Flat and S6 Edge at the introductory price of only $39 for a limited time on the website. Please visit www.slimtype.com.
One2Touch Continuous Communications Platform
One2Touch has created an innovative NFC-based technology platform engineered for seamless, secure and continuous communications between main/hub devices and accessories. Based on power harvesting and One2Touch’s protocol stack for continuous communication, mobile devices and accessories can both connect and communicate via NFC.
One2Touch is an embedded hardware and software engineering services company working to shape the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M through Near Field Communication (NFC) products. With headquarters and R&D facilities in Norway, we enable NFC devices beyond payment, for tap-and-stay communications. Our technology vision includes consumer electronics, gaming, toys, wearables, smart furniture and industrial applications.
The One2Touch Continuous Communications Platform was recognized in the CTIA’s Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards 2015 honoring the industry’s emerging, innovative and cutting-edge mobile services, solutions and technology. Additionally, One2Touch was selected as one of five “Cool Vendors” in NFC by Gartner in 2014.
More information is available at www.one2touch.no.