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FIME and Identiv Announce NFC Forum Certification First And An Only

FIME and Identiv Announce NFC Forum Certification First And An Only

By Sten Wendel, Compliance Program Manager, NFC Forum Two NFC Forum members announced significant industry achievements this month securing competitive market advantages through the NFC Forum Certification Program . FIME announced that it is the only testing laboratory in Japan allowed to provide NFC ForumRead more »

From San Jose to Shenzhen: On The Road With The NFC Forum

From San Jose to Shenzhen: On The Road With The NFC Forum

As we move into spring, not only does the weather start to warm but the NFC Forum’s marketing outreach efforts start heating up too. April and May of this year will see many NFC Forum members staffing the NFC Forum stands atRead more »

NFC Forum Money Transfer Candidate Specification Provides Alternative to QR Codes –  Five Questions with Daniel Orsatti, Group Chair, Reference Applications Framework Working Group

NFC Forum Money Transfer Candidate Specification Provides Alternative to QR Codes – Five Questions with Daniel Orsatti, Group Chair, Reference Applications Framework Working Group

I had a chance to talk with Daniel Orsatti from STMicroelectronics who also serves as the NFC Forum’s Group Chair for the Reference Applications Framework Working Group recently about the NFC Money Transfer Candidate Specification (NMT).  Below are some of his comments on this newRead more »

eWaterpay Uses NFC to Help Provide Clean Drinking Water to Rural Areas

eWaterpay Uses NFC to Help Provide Clean Drinking Water to Rural Areas

What happens when you have over two billion NFC-enabled smartphones around the world and a United Nations goal of providing clean water to everyone on the globe by 2030? eWaterpay is a great answer. eWaterpay, the 2018 NFC Forum InnovationRead more »

Single Antenna Handles IoT Wireless Charging and Communications New NFC Forum Candidate Specification Available For Comment

Single Antenna Handles IoT Wireless Charging and Communications New NFC Forum Candidate Specification Available For Comment

By Jürgen Böhler, Chairman and Michael Stark, Vice-Chairman of the NFC Forum’s Technical Committee Wireless charging is just what it sounds like — a way to charge your phone, tablet or other device without using any wires. Usually the chargerRead more »

NFC Forum Podcast: The Benefits of Being a Member

NFC Forum Podcast: The Benefits of Being a Member

Join Executive Director, Paula Hunter in this podcast as she provides insight into the benefits of being a member of the NFC Forum and how to get make the most of your membership once you join!

NFC Forum Member ITSO launches ITSO on Mobile Using NFC Technology

NFC Forum Member ITSO launches ITSO on Mobile Using NFC Technology

Special Guest Blog by Steve Wakeland, CEO, ITSO ITSO Transit Hub Ltd (ITHL) is bringing ITSO, the UK’s trusted national smartcard, to NFC-enabled mobile phones for the first time. Powered by NFC technology and Google Pay, “ITSO on Mobile” providesRead more »

NFC Helps Celebrate 200 Year Anniversary of “Silent Night”

NFC Helps Celebrate 200 Year Anniversary of “Silent Night”

The holiday season is upon us! And NFC tags are helping people celebrate the 200th anniversary this Christmas of the first public performance of the world famous Christmas song, “Silent Night”. People all over the world listen and sing this popular Christmas carol every year. The song represents a “silent” and “holy” night with family and friends during theRead more »