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NFC Money Transfer Specification Vs. QR Codes Focus of Digital Payments South Asia Presentation

NFC Money Transfer Specification Vs. QR Codes Focus of Digital Payments South Asia Presentation

The NFC Money Transfer (NMT) Candidate Specification will be featured in a presentation by Ursula Schilling Director, Business Development, Infineon Technologies and Vice-Chair for the Retail and Payment Special Interest Group , NFC Forum at Digital Payments South Asia on August 29-30 in Mumbai, India. The conference is one of the largest gatherings of card issuers and acquirers, mobileRead more »

NFC Forum Certified Products’ Competitive Advantage: Shows A Company’s Commitment to Product Performance; 300 Certified Products and Growing; Beijing Plugfest in October

NFC Forum Certified Products’ Competitive Advantage: Shows A Company’s Commitment to Product Performance; 300 Certified Products and Growing; Beijing Plugfest in October

The NFC Forum certified its 300th product recently continuing to excel in its role as the world’s standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.  The NFC Forum Certification Program is an important program for the NFC technology industry. NFC Forum-certified products highlight aRead more »

NFC and Active and Intelligent Packaging

NFC and Active and Intelligent Packaging

3 Questions with Eef de Ferrante, Managing Director of the Active and Intelligent Packaging Association* 1. Why is active and intelligent packaging important? Active and intelligent packaging is disruptive, digital and dynamic. It will fundamentally change the way packaging isRead more »

NFC Forum Roars Into Stuttgart

NFC Forum Roars Into Stuttgart

Highlights include VISIONFC Automotive Summit and 15th Anniversary Celebration The NFC Forum was founded in 2004 by Nokia, Royal Phillips Electronics (NXP) and Sony. So we found it only right that we return to celebrate our 15th anniversary at the home ofRead more »

NFC Scores Big In The World of Sports

NFC Scores Big In The World of Sports

With the Women’s World Cup in full swing, the U.S. National Hockey League wrapped up, and Major League Baseball (MLB) in the middle of its season, we’re seeing an acceleration of deployments of NFC technology geared towards improving the sportsRead more »

The ApartmentTag: Making Apartment Management Simpler

The ApartmentTag: Making Apartment Management Simpler

The days of tenants frantically searching for the superintendent’s phone number are over.  With a simple tap of an NFC-enabled smartphone, the Haarnio Oy ApartmentTag allows tenants to gain immediate access to information about their apartment building or complex. This is another exampleRead more »

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 »