Most of the top ten smartphones in the world last year by sales are NFC-enabled according to a recent study. This uptick in NFC functionality in smartphones seems to be tracking to some degree an increase in NFC Forum certifications as well. There has already been almost 30 NFC Forum certifications through the first two months of 2020.
New NFC Forum Member Tapwow Takes NFC User Experience In Direct To Consumer Connection Space To The Next Level
Over the last 15 years the NFC Forum has laid the foundation for one of the most successful technologies in use today. It is a standard feature on smartphones and is involved in the daily lives of billions of people. Over 20% of the world’s population has access to NFC technology. It is the interface between humans and the digital world acting as the “great enabler” pairing and connecting devices and solutions for people.
WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – March 4, 2020 – The NFC Forum, the world's leading standards and advocacy association for NFC technology, unveiled the 10 judges for the 2020 NFC Innovation Awards today. The judges are a prestigious group of Near Field Communication technology (NFC) experts, business leaders, journalists and analysts. The awards recognize innovative NFC products, services and experiences worldwide and are free to enter. For more information: https://nfcforum.secure-platform.com/a/.
NFC-enabled mobile wallets will top $1 trillion in transactions this year according to data gathered by Learnbonds.com. Predictions call for mobile wallet transaction value to double in only three years with the number of mobile wallet users jumping to one billion in 2020.
Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity, today announced availability of the SocketScan S550, Contactless Membership Card Reader/Writer on its Developer Portal for app developer purchase.