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November 19, 2020
Collaboration Aims To Wirelessly Charge Active Styluses Using Mobile Devices
Collaboration Aims To Wirelessly Charge Active Styluses Using Mobile Devices NFC Forum Wireless Charging Specification To […]
October 28, 2020
Consumers Embracing the Convenience and Security of NFC Contactless Technology
Recent ABI Research Report Highlights NFC User Experience And Use in Nine Countries Wakefield, MA October 28 […]
September 29, 2020
NFC Forum 2020 Innovation Award Winners Unveiled
Award-Winning Blockchain, Mobile Credentials, IoT and NFC Tools Solutions Recognized […]
August 25, 2020
NFC Forum Unveils Slate Of 2020 NFC Innovation Award Finalists
The NFC Forum announced today the 2020 NFC Forum Innovation Awards Program 15 finalists selected from 90 entries from around the world. Five grand prize winners will be revealed live on September 30, 2020 during an online awards ceremony. Register for the online award ceremony here and learn more about all the finalists and watch their videos here. NXP Semiconductors is the Platinum Sponsor of the Innovation Awards as well as the sponsor of the Best NFC Application in the iOS Award Category.
May 18, 2020
NFC Forum Industry First: Bi-directional Communication Between Smartphones and IoT Devices
New Technical Specifications Improve IoT Device Connectivity WAKEFIELD, Mass. – […]
May 4, 2020
NFC Forum Approves Global Wireless Charging Specification
The NFC Forum, the global standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, announced today that its Board of Directors approved and adopted the Wireless Charging Specification (WLC) that makes it possible to wirelessly charge small, battery-powered consumer and IoT devices with a smartphone or other NFC charging device at a power transfer rate of up to one watt. This will improve the user experience for the two billion consumers and businesses using smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices.
March 4, 2020
NFC Forum 2020 NFC Innovation Award Judges Unveiled
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/.
January 21, 2020
NFC Forum Innovation Awards Open for 2020 Submissions Today
The NFC Forum, the global standards body and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC), announced today a call for entries officially opening submissions for the third global NFC Forum Innovation Awards competition to recognize innovative NFC products, services and applications.
January 7, 2020
NFC Forum Specifications Improve NFC Communications Speed and Robustness For Smartphone Users Worldwide
The NFC Forum, the global standards body and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC), released four new specifications today improving the robustness and communications speed for the over two billion NFC-enabled devices, like smartphones, in use today.
November 4, 2019
NFC Forum Appoints Mike McCamon As Executive Director
The NFC Forum, the global standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, appointed Mike McCamon as its new Executive Director today.
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