Posts by: Paula  Hunter

When It Comes to Payment, NFC Gets the Tap

When It Comes to Payment, NFC Gets the Tap

If you’re a consumer who’s purchased a smartphone recently, you may be thinking about one of the cooler uses for that device – making contactless payments for purchases at retail shops and restaurants. But which type of mobile payment isRead more »

NFC + App Developers = Innovation for Today and Tomorrow

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 »

Get Better Acquainted with NFC

Get Better Acquainted with NFC

Thanks to a certain high-profile product announcement out of Cupertino this week, a lot more people are now aware of NFC. That’s great, because public interest and consumer demand are essential to NFC adoption and growth. Apple users will nowRead more »

The Convergence of NFC and the Internet of Things

The Convergence of NFC and the Internet of Things

In a little more than five years, more than 26 billion devices will be connected to each other, according to Gartner. Some analysts are projecting that by 2025 there will be 1 trillion (trillion!) networked devices worldwide in the consumer and industrialRead more »