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October 24, 2020
WAKDEV Wins Two NFC Forum 2020 Innovation Awards
This NFC Innovation Award is given every year to companies that have developed innovative and exemplary NFC products from around the world. This year’s winner for Best NFC Application in iOS and Best NFC Application in Android is the company WAKDEV.
October 7, 2020
2020 Innovation Awards Winners Unveiled And Honored
As Master of Ceremonies, Koichi Tagawa-san, chair, NFC Forum raised his champagne glass to the winners during an online NFC Forum Innovation Award ceremony recently to celebrate their victories. Each of the winner’s NFC products are transforming user experiences across the globe every day.
September 29, 2020
iOS 14 App Clip Uses NFC to Provide Consumers Quick App Access And Great User Experience
With the reveal of Apple’s latest iOS14 update, some exciting new features are being rolled out, including the support of App Clips. App Clips is yet another way users benefit from NFC technology on their iPhone.
September 18, 2020
Six Ways Hotels Can Benefit From NFC Technology
We all know that Near Field Communication, or NFC, is a technological standard based on radio-frequency identification (or RFID), which doesn’t require an internal power supply to operate. NFC can transmit information wirelessly over short distances. Now, you might recognize NFC as the same technology that allows secure payments from mobile pay systems (i.e. Google Pay, Samsung Pay and Apple Pay); this is known as “contactless” payment. Already popular, use of contactless forms of payment have skyrocketed over the last year fueled by the current pandemic.
September 9, 2020
STMicroelectronics ' (ST) Daniel Orsatti Is A Man On The Move
Many of us know ST’s Daniel Orsatti as Director of Standardization for the Microcontroller and Digital Group. We also know him for his work and contributions to the NFC Forum from leading the development of new Marketing Requirements Documents for the NFC UX, to helping develop the Money Transfer Specification or chairing the Reference Applications Framework Working Group, to name a few areas of his involvement.
August 31, 2020
Brands And Retail First To Understand Customers’ “Mobile-first” Trend And NFC’s Role
For brands and retailers, it’s becoming all about their customers’ mobile phones. There are approximately three billion smartphones in use today meaning that over 20% of people on the planet have access to NFC. According to a recent ABI Research survey 44% of those with NFC use it daily or almost daily.
August 25, 2020
NFC Forum 2020 NFC Innovation Award Finalists Unveiled!
They represent some of today’s hottest technology areas including Near Field Communication (NFC) and identity, wireless charging, Mobility-as-a-Service, authentication, cryptocurrency, configuration and commissioning, NFC tools and more. Learn more about all of the finalists and watch their videos here.
August 7, 2020
Enhancing In-Store Customer Engagement Using NFC Technology
By Beatrix Potter Near Field Communications (NFC) technology is now […]
July 31, 2020
Tapwow and NFC Contactless Beyond Payment
Join us for our first episode with our Executive Director, Mike McCamon and Michael Sher and Jeff McDowell from Tapwow. The three discuss how NFC contactless technology is used in more ways than just payments. The conversation focuses on how the NFC user experience can be enhanced.
July 24, 2020
NFC And Cars; Warren Buffet Likes It
NFC in cars is one of the biggest trends in […]
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