Webinar: Contactless Market and User Trends with ABI Research




Thu, Apr 04, 2024 | 9:00 am - 10:00 amET

Join us for a Member-Only webinar profiling the results from an ABI Research bi-annual study, sponsored by NFC Forum. The NFC Usage and Adoption Study highlights the accelerating year-on-year migration from physical to digital wallets. Discover the rapid shift to digital wallets, with daily contactless usage soaring to 57%. Learn about consumer preferences for mobile payments and the impact of NFC technology on device choices. Explore the transformative potential of NFC across industries.


Andrew Zignani

Andrew Zignani, ABI Research, Senior Research Director

As Senior Research Director for ABI Research’s Strategic Technologies team, Andrew Zignani conducts research into the rapidly changing wireless connectivity market, with a particular emphasis on market forecasts and qualitative insight covering Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 802.15.4, Near Field Communications (NFC), HaLow, WiGig, and other emerging wireless standards and protocols. Andrew also writes reports on the technological evolution and long-term prospects for wireless connectivity technologies, particularly as they increasingly target new verticals across the Internet of Things (IoT).

Phil Sealy

Phil Sealy, Research Director at ABI Research, conducts research focusing primarily on smart card and embedded digital security technologies and applications. He reports on new and emerging sectors, products groups, and technologies across the payments, government, Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), ticketing, and Internet of Things (IoT) end markets.

Regarding digital security, Phil focuses on end-to-end security research from the silicon to cyber-based applications. He analyzes technology trends, as well as industry-specific implementations.

Following the research presentation, the floor will be open for a Q&A and discussion among members.

The statistics and trends identified and presented will help NFC Forum members better understand consumer usage and behavior, alongside technology perception. The information shared will pinpoint the perceived strengths and weaknesses of NFC and provide a strategic platform from which Forum members can better position their companies and products in a competitive marketplace.