NFC and Apple Card

When you get your Apple Card, you’re invited to hold your phone near the card to activate it. I wondered if it was communicating with the card or something in the packaging.

One destructive outburst later, I had my answer. An NFC device inside the packaging:

A quick download of the “Hold” app from the iOS store reveals the simple URL the NFC device prompts the phone to access (and then activate the card):

Embedded LiveWire

The e-moto has five processors to manage performance and app-based connectivity, according to HD’s chief engineer for EV Technology, Sean Stanley.

TechCrunch, “Inside Harley-Davidson’s EV shift with a ride on its LiveWire

I would very much like to 1) own a LiveWire (had the pure joy of a demo ride back in August) and 2) learn more about these five processors. 🙂

My own photo, taken during the Harley LiveWire Demo Event in August in Seattle at the Wick.