Tag: innovation

From The Nifty Nine Finalists to The Thrilling Three Top Winners: NFC Innovation Award Winners Revealed

Speech Code‘s Talking Labels Help the Blind; Khushi Baby’s Mobile Medical App Enables India’s Clinicians to Monitor Infant Health, and Dimple’s Shortcut Buttons Accelerate Mobile Access It is said that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but the NFC Forum turnedRead more »

NFC Industry, Customer Experience and Product Design Leaders Share 2017 Outlook and Predictions on NFC Technology (PART II)

Transport, IoT, wearables, cloud-based services experts from across the NFC technology sector – all judges for the new NFC Forum Innovations Awards — anticipate the NFC tech trends that will define 2017 This blog is Part II of our NFCRead more »

NFC Industry, Customer Experience and Product Design Leaders Share 2017 Outlook and Predictions on NFC Technology

Transport, IoT, wearables, cloud-based services experts from across the NFC technology sector – all judges for the new NFC Forum Innovations Awards — anticipate the NFC tech trends that will define 2017 As the entry process for the NFC ForumRead more »

CES 2016: NFC-Enabled Wearables, IoT Home Systems, and Sunburn Sensors

If the recently concluded CES 2016 show in Las Vegas is any indication, our lives will soon be filled with Oomis , My UVPatches , Smart Suits , and a host of other technological wonders that benefit from the power and convenience of NFC technology.Read more »

Wearables are Taking NFC Everywhere

Wearables – from smartwatches to fitness trackers – are hot. According to analyst firm CCS Insight , the wearable device market will generate $12 billion in 2015 – and more than double to $25 billion by 2019. That also includes wearable cameras, virtual reality headsets,Read more »

Inside NCI 2.0 and What It Means for the New Generation of NFC Devices, Part 2

In this, the second of two blog posts (read Part 1 here ) on the new NCI 2.0 candidate specification, we’ll take a closer look at more new features that benefit both NFC developers and device users: RF Interface Extension TheRead more »

NFC in Access Control: Unlocking the Future

Did you realize that one of the most vital technologies in your daily life has remained relatively unchanged since 704 BC? No, it’s not your toaster or your household plumbing. It’s the technology that most of us rely on toRead more »

NFC + App Developers = Innovation for Today and Tomorrow

My ties to the developer community run deep, and inform my work with the Forum. Recently, we launched our new “Tap Into NFC” Developer Program, website and NFC product showcase . (In case you missed the announcement, you can find it here .) Our primary goal with this program is toRead more »

Wearables: Build Them and They Will Come?

Even with its healthy set of skeptics and critics, divided on everything from usefulness to privacy, wearable computing is widely projected to be the biggest thing in mobile since the smartphone. ABI Research expects 90 million wearable devices, predominantly forRead more »

  Whether you’re ordering dinner in a restaurant or shopping for a new car, it’s great to have more than one choice.  Even when we think we know what we want, having a choice can make the decision that muchRead more »