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July 26, 2021
Case Study: Suica brings MaaS to Tokyo
The East Japan Railway Company is the largest railway in […]
July 14, 2021
Tag, You’re It!
Yes, this is yet another blog about Apple’s AirTag. We are writing it because AirTags are just so darned interesting with all sorts of new functionality and uses being discovered. The NFC Forum believes Apple has a winning product here that demonstrates the value of Near Field Communications.
June 9, 2021
Six Mobility-as-a-Service Luminaries to Share the NFC Open Forum Stage
MaaS Case Studies, Results and Real-World Expertise on Tap for […]
January 27, 2021
Cisc’s Hannes Mock Is Climbing Upward
Hannes Mock is head of our Wireless Charging Task Force, […]
January 6, 2021
Arnaud Schreiner of NXP Semiconductors Declared Winner Of The NFC Champion Award And This Month’s Member Spotlight
Arnaud Schreiner was NFC’s most recent recipient of the Champion Award. The NFC Forum Champion Award recognizes members who have shown great dedication and contribution to the NFC Forums efforts. We spoke with Arnaud to get to know him better and give him an opportunity to share his experiences with us. Here is what Arnaud had to say.
December 16, 2020
First Industry Independent Certification Program Launched for NFC Contactless Standards
The NFC Forum unveiled CR12 recently the first industry independent certification program for contactless standards that enables manufacturers of contactless devices to proof conformance to newly harmonized contactless specifications. The journey to get to the launch of the certification program was challenging but, ultimately, its success is very rewarding as the resulting improved user experience will positively impact the over two billion smartphone owners in the world.
November 23, 2020
IoTize Wins NFC Forum Innovation Award
The NFC Forum recently announced the winners of the NFC Forum Innovation award, which is awarded to companies who have made significant contributions in some way to the NFC field through development of NFC products. This year’s winner in the category of the Most Innovative Use of NFC is IoTize SAS for their 3-Stroke Configuration with TapNLink NFC & Mobile Apps for HVAC Systems. Marketing and Communication Manager Steve Gussenhoven took the time to sit down and talk about Iotize’s product and what this award means to the company. Here’s what he had to say:
November 7, 2020
Transact Mobile Credential Wins NFC Forum Innovation Award
Transact recently won the NFC Forum Innovation Award in the category of Best-in-Market NFC Implementation for their work with universities implementing the use of student IDs for a safe return to campus this fall. The NFC Innovation Award is given to a company who promotes the use of NFC through either new product development or implementation in an innovative way. Dan Gretz, senior director of business development at Transact answered a few questions about Transact and what this award means to the company.
November 6, 2020
UK leads way as adoption of contactless tech surges
That’s according to an ABI Research survey of 2,000 people in the US, China, Japan, South Korea, UK, Spain, France, Germany and Italy, carried out at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic on behalf of the NFC Forum.
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.
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