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15 Years of Innovation: Celebrating the NFC Forum’s 15th Anniversary

15 Years of Innovation: Celebrating the NFC Forum’s 15th Anniversary

 It’s time to celebrate!  The NFC Forum is 15 years old! In 2004, Nokia Corporation , Royal Philips Electronics (NXP) and Sony Corporation announced the formation of the Near Field Communication Forum , an industry consortium dedicated to enabling the use of touch-based interactions in consumer electronics, mobile devices, PCs, smartRead more »

Start Your Engines! VISIONFC Automotive Summit To Focus  On NFC In Automobiles

Start Your Engines! VISIONFC Automotive Summit To Focus On NFC In Automobiles

Speakers From Audi, Car Connectivity Consortium, Continental Automotive, Daimler And More Stuttgart, Germany is arguably the birthplace of the gasoline-powered automobile.  Depending on which side you take, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach invented the first gasoline-powered engine for automobiles 133Read more »

FIME and Identiv Announce NFC Forum Certification First And An Only

FIME and Identiv Announce NFC Forum Certification First And An Only

By Sten Wendel, Compliance Program Manager, NFC Forum Two NFC Forum members announced significant industry achievements this month securing competitive market advantages through the NFC Forum Certification Program . FIME announced that it is the only testing laboratory in Japan allowed to provide NFC ForumRead more »

Single Antenna Handles IoT Wireless Charging and Communications New NFC Forum Candidate Specification Available For Comment

Single Antenna Handles IoT Wireless Charging and Communications New NFC Forum Candidate Specification Available For Comment

By Jürgen Böhler, Chairman and Michael Stark, Vice-Chairman of the NFC Forum’s Technical Committee Wireless charging is just what it sounds like — a way to charge your phone, tablet or other device without using any wires. Usually the chargerRead more »

NFC Forum Podcast: The Benefits of Being a Member

NFC Forum Podcast: The Benefits of Being a Member

Join Executive Director, Paula Hunter in this podcast as she provides insight into the benefits of being a member of the NFC Forum and how to get make the most of your membership once you join!

NFC Helps Celebrate 200 Year Anniversary of “Silent Night”

NFC Helps Celebrate 200 Year Anniversary of “Silent Night”

The holiday season is upon us! And NFC tags are helping people celebrate the 200th anniversary this Christmas of the first public performance of the world famous Christmas song, “Silent Night”. People all over the world listen and sing this popular Christmas carol every year. The song represents a “silent” and “holy” night with family and friends during theRead more »

Tap & Connect: How NFC Enhances the IoT

Tap & Connect: How NFC Enhances the IoT

Guest Blog: Erich Reisenhofer, Vice – Chairman, NFC Forum IoT Special Interest Group On November 15th I presented “Tap & Connect: How NFC Enhances the IoT” to an international audience of decision makers from multiple industries including manufacturing, automotive, logisticsRead more »

NFC Forum Member Spotlight: Klaus Simonmeyer, IDENTIV

NFC Forum Member Spotlight: Klaus Simonmeyer, IDENTIV

What is IDENTIV? IDENTIV is an American-based company with offices all around the world. From Germany to Singapore to Hong Kong to Tokyo, we focus on access control, NFC transponders and reading devices, which include NFC readers. What first brought youRead more »