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NFC Forum2019-12-12T18:03:07+00:00

Consumers

Consumers or end users across the globe utilize Near Field Communication (NFC) technology everyday with their NFC-enabled smartphone to share pictures, play music, make payments, access authentication  information and much more. With a simple tap, NFC connects consumers to a world of convenience, information, enhanced experiences and new intelligence. Visit the NFC product showcase to learn about NFC applications in use today.

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Developers

Implementers and developers of NFC technology include chip, tag, terminal, device manufacturers, application providers and more. Developers typically access and utilize NFC technical and certification specifications when creating their NFC enabled products/solutions. Learn more about NFC technical specs and the certification program.

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Membership

The NFC Forum has 130+ member organizations and is the world’s leading standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Membership levels include; Sponsor, Principal, Associate, Implementer and Non-profit. Learn more about the benefits of membership.

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What is NFC?

Near Field Communication (NFC) is a standards-based short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. NFC is compatible with hundreds of millions of contactless cards and readers already deployed worldwide.

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Use NFC

The following case studies showcase innovative NFC enabled products and solutions.

Making Sure your Goods are Good
Making Cars Smart and More Secure
Revolutionizing the Hotel Experience
A Solution for Clean Drinking Water
Making Apartment Management Simpler
Providing a Ray of Sunshine to the Visually Impaired
Protecting automotive companies from counterfeit spare parts
IoT for the Industrial Environment

Events

March 22, 2021
March 29, 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
June 21, 2021

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Product Showcase

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Tapwow

DIRX2

DIRX2 from Tapwow is the software backbone that allows any brand, partner or packager to provide smart packaging and connected products quickly and easily.

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TubeSense

TubeSense

End-to-end monitor to ensure quality compliance of individually packed biological samples and temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals during transport and storage.

The Monitor consists of a smart and versatile electronic temperature logging device based on NFC-technology, combined with a cloud-based software platform that can be specifically tailored to specific market segments such as Home-Collect, Hospital and Pharma.

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Titan Company Ltd

Titan Pay

The Titan Pay watch can be used by linking the watch on the YONO app by entering a one-time unique code which will be map your watch to your existing SBI bank account. Once linked it works as a contactless SBI debit card. The user can make contactless payment across India on NFC POS terminals.

The NFC chip is embedded inside the leather strap.

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Blog

Arnaud Schreiner of NXP Semiconductors Declared Winner Of The NFC Champion Award And This Month’s Member Spotlight

January 6th, 2021|

Arnaud Schreiner was NFC’s most recent recipient of the Champion Award. The NFC Forum Champion Award recognizes members who have shown great dedication and contribution to the NFC Forums efforts. We spoke with Arnaud to get to know him better and give him an opportunity to share his experiences with us. Here is what Arnaud had to say.

First Industry Independent Certification Program Launched for NFC Contactless Standards

December 16th, 2020|

The NFC Forum unveiled CR12 recently the first industry independent certification program for contactless standards that enables manufacturers of contactless devices to proof conformance to newly harmonized contactless specifications. The journey to get to the launch of the certification program was challenging but, ultimately, its success is very rewarding as the resulting improved user experience will positively impact the over two billion smartphone owners in the world.

Tapwow

DIRX2

DIRX2 from Tapwow is the software backbone that allows any brand, partner or packager to provide smart packaging and connected products quickly and easily.

Read More

TubeSense

TubeSense

End-to-end monitor to ensure quality compliance of individually packed biological samples and temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals during transport and storage.

The Monitor consists of a smart and versatile electronic temperature logging device based on NFC-technology, combined with a cloud-based software platform that can be specifically tailored to specific market segments such as Home-Collect, Hospital and Pharma.

Read More

Titan Company Ltd

Titan Pay

The Titan Pay watch can be used by linking the watch on the YONO app by entering a one-time unique code which will be map your watch to your existing SBI bank account. Once linked it works as a contactless SBI debit card. The user can make contactless payment across India on NFC POS terminals.

The NFC chip is embedded inside the leather strap.

Read More

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