Special Interest Groups
Define market requirements and advocate for NFC use cases across a variety of industries and product sectors. Efforts are open to all members.
The NFC Forum provides an ideal environment for organizations to collaborate on contactless solutions across industries. Ongoing proceedings of all the groups listed below can be found on our (Member Portal)
There are four formal ongoing tracks of work including:
- Market Requirements
- Awareness & Education
Generally, our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) research, monitor, and define market requirements for NFC Forum activities. Use case ideation, proof of concepts, white papers, and other collateral are the primary outputs of these market-facing activities. Participation in Special Interest Groups is open to all members.
Healthcare Task Force
Due to of the large number of medical procedures, the necessity of critical care and the various healthcare processes handled in a hospital at any moment, the need for the convenience, security and automation offered by NFC are clear benefits NFC brings to the challenges of the healthcare system.
Group Chair: Stefan Genser, Identiv Inc.
New groups and sub-groups are formed as needed. All members except Adopter Members receive notification of proposed new Working Groups and are invited to comment before they are formed. Committee and Working Group operations are governed by the Forum’s Rules of Procedure, which also detail the process for draft specifications and final specifications to be submitted for member comments and votes.