Research & Best Practices
The information compiled here represents the best research and best practices designed to help organizations understand how to implement NFC technology.
October 28, 2016
JR East Passengers Travel Freely with Mobile Suica and NFC Railways are a key mode of transportation in Japan, carrying nearly 7.3 billion passengers nationwide annually. With that large volume, Japan has long been at the forefront of global effortsRead more »
June 29, 2016Simplifying IoT: Connecting, Commissioning, and Controlling with Near Field Communication (NFC) Whitepaper
Internet of Things (IoT) Stakeholders: Learn how NFC makes the smart home a reality. Download the Simplifying IoT: Connecting, Commissioning, and Controlling with Near Field Communication (NFC) Whitepaper. Download it today to learn how NFC is a natural connectivity technology for the IoT and read about five smart home use cases.
June 2, 2016
May 4, 2016
The NFC Forum Transport SIG acts as a bridge between all transport industry stakeholders, from identifying NFC roadblocks to enabling a seamless integration of NFC by providing all players with the information and tools they need to succeed. Significant progressRead more »
April 25, 2016
Read the NFC Forum Public Transport Solutions April Update that includes information on NFC Forum’s public transport interoperability solutions including: specifications, application and how to procure compliant devices. This update was provided by the NFC Forum Transport SIG . Contact SIG Chairs Cord Bartels or Joerg Schmidt with questions or for moreRead more »
March 22, 2016
Learn about latest harmonization efforts of the NFC Forum Transport SIG with GSMA and the Smart Ticketing Alliance in the Joint Position Paper on Interoperability of NFC Mobile Devices. Read the GSMA, NFC Forum, Smart Ticketing Alliance joint statement issued March 2016. Questions about these documents should be directed to Cord Bartels , Co-Chair of the NFC Forum Transport SIG. If you’d likeRead more »
November 25, 2015
This infographic is part of a white paper prepared by the Retail and Payment SIGS titled: U.S. Retailers: Why You’re Not as Ready as You Think for Today’s Retail Payments Migration . Download the white paper here .
November 17, 2015U.S. Retailers: Why You’re Not as Ready as You Think for Today’s Retail Payments Migration White Paper
Learn about the changing dynamics of consumer payment preferences, choices of equipment, and how the modern payment process ties into loyalty account data, coupon redemption, and other promotional offers. This white paper highlights the risks and opportunities for four differentRead more »
February 17, 2015NFC Technology: How Changing Consumer Preferences Create New Opportunities for Retailers white paper
The NFC Forum commissioned leading global consumer research firm Strategy Analytics to gather and analyze data relating to end-user preferences and perceptions of in-store engagement technology. The study revealed six specific opportunities in which retailers and brands can use NFCRead more »
November 21, 2014
This latest white paper from FIME explores the role of TSMs in supporting the delivery of NFC services internationally. It discusses the market drivers for the expansion of NFC services across borders, the value and challenges of creating a standardised and globally interoperable framework for TSMs, and how such an environment could be tested and validated.