Internet of Things

NFC Forum Members: A Call for Action

NFC Forum Members: A Call for Action

Most are familiar with the internationally recognized and acclaimed United States President John F. Kennedy’s famous statement, “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” This galvanizing, electrifying request for participation andRead more »

NFC and The Internet of Mysterious Things With IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca

NFC and The Internet of Mysterious Things With IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca

IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca published a new book that uses NFC tags on every page. I had the chance to speak with Lisa about NFC and her new book called “ The Internet of Mysterious Things ”. The interview is below.    Read more »

From The Nifty Nine Finalists to The Thrilling Three Top Winners: NFC Innovation Award Winners Revealed

From The Nifty Nine Finalists to The Thrilling Three Top Winners: NFC Innovation Award Winners Revealed

Speech Code‘s Talking Labels Help the Blind; Khushi Baby’s Mobile Medical App Enables India’s Clinicians to Monitor Infant Health, and Dimple’s Shortcut Buttons Accelerate Mobile Access It is said that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but the NFC Forum turnedRead more »

NFC Industry, Customer Experience and Product Design Leaders Predict Tags, IoT Secure Provisioning and Wearables Using NFC Technology Set to Expand in 2017 (Part III)

NFC Industry, Customer Experience and Product Design Leaders Predict Tags, IoT Secure Provisioning and Wearables Using NFC Technology Set to Expand in 2017 (Part III)

Transport, IoT, wearables, cloud-based services experts from across the NFC technology sector – all judges for the new NFC Forum Innovations Awards — anticipate the NFC tech trends that will define 2017      Read more »

Your Automobile is Your Biggest Connected Mobile Device

Your Automobile is Your Biggest Connected Mobile Device

Tech Industry Leaders Join Automakers to Share Examples and Visions of the Future of the NFC-enabled Connected Car at VISIONFC Automotive Summit Your automobile is a connected mobile device. Yes, it transports you hither and yon, but that’s not whatRead more »

United:  NFC and Bluetooth Drive Surge in Product Development and Consumer Convenience

United: NFC and Bluetooth Drive Surge in Product Development and Consumer Convenience

NFC Connection Handover to Bluetooth Featured at UnPlugFest 55 in Barcelona By Henk Dannenberg, Compliance Committee Chair, NFC Forum Near Field Communication (NFC) technology combined with the benefits of Bluetooth technology is opening up a number of new application opportunities for designers,Read more »

NFC + IoT = Opportunity: Simplifying IoT With NFC In Smart Homes White Paper Now Available

NFC + IoT = Opportunity: Simplifying IoT With NFC In Smart Homes White Paper Now Available

April 22, 1889. Oklahoma, United States. Thousands of people on horses and in wagons rushed into Oklahoma to lay claim to unassigned government land for homesteading.   May 11, 2016. California, United States. Thousands of people rushed into the InternetRead more »

Why Reinvent The Wheel?  NFC Marketing Toolkit Saves Members’ Time And Money With Ready-To-Use NFC Content and Images

Why Reinvent The Wheel? NFC Marketing Toolkit Saves Members’ Time And Money With Ready-To-Use NFC Content and Images

The NFC Forum’s Marketing Toolkit was created to make marketing NFC products and services easier for manufacturers and implementers when training employees and selling and communicating with customers about NFC technology. The toolkit is free, online and resources are downloadable. “To encourage usageRead more »

Wearables are Taking NFC Everywhere

Wearables are Taking NFC Everywhere

Wearables – from smartwatches to fitness trackers – are hot. According to analyst firm CCS Insight , the wearable device market will generate $12 billion in 2015 – and more than double to $25 billion by 2019. That also includes wearable cameras, virtual reality headsets,Read more »