Huawei joins NFC Forum, takes seat on board

The Near Field Communication (NFC) Forum has welcomed seven new members. Huawei Technologies has joined as sponsor member, taking a seat also on the NFC Forum Board of Directors. EM Microelectronic and Tokai Rika joined as principal and associate members, respectively.

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NFC Forum unveils Wayfinding Mark as global identifier for NFC tapping locations

The NFC Forum has launched a series of graphics incorporating a Wayfinding Mark that can be displayed on NFC connected products, labels, devices and other locations in order to show consumers exactly where and how to tap with their NFC-enabled device to ensure “optimal connectivity”.

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NFC Technology Can Also Be Used to Wirelessly Charge Devices

NFC forum announces an extension of Wireless Charging specifications, providing a way to use the NFC receiver when charging devices wirelessly.

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NFC: New WLC 2.0 Standard Should Be Able to Be Used for Charging

The NFC forum has published the first specifications for the upcoming WLC 2.0 standard, which can then also be used to charge consumer products.

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NFC Forum Releases Wireless Charging Specification 2.0

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) 2.0.

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NFC Forum 2.0 Wireless Charging Specification Approved

This month, the NFC Forum, the global association for standards and advocacy for near-field communication (NFC) technology, announced the approval and adoption of the Wireless Charging (WLC) 2.0 specification. Designed to make it easy and convenient to charge low-power devices such as wireless headphones, smartwatches, headsets, fitness trackers, styluses, and other consumer products with phones and other NFC-enabled devices.

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NFC Forum Passed WLC 2.0 Wireless Charging Specification, Corresponding To More Small Devices

Following the inclusion of wireless charging specifications in the existing NFC technology design last year , and targeting low-power devices such as the Internet of Things to supplement power requirements, the NFC Forum’s board of directors passed the WLC 2.0 wireless charging specification earlier , which will enable smart phones to communicate with each other through NFC near-field sensing. The wireless charging method supplements power for low-power devices such as true wireless earphones, stylus pens, smart bracelets, and watches.

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NFC Forum Releases Wireless Charging Specification 2.0

The WLC 2.0 makes it easier and more convenient to charge low-power devices such as wireless earbuds, smart watches, digital stylus pens, headsets, fitness trackers and other consumer products.

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RFID News Roundup

Science Based Targets Initiative approves Avery Dennison emission-reduction plan; Tageos, All4Labels collaborate on sustainable RFID inlays; CISC Semiconductor offers RFID reader for quality verification; Wiliot intros new Internet of Things platform; NFC Forum releases wireless charging specification; New Zealand Dept. of Conservation deploys Swarm satellites; XO2Tech unveils new products for consumer packaged goods, oven; Kerlink launches indoor LoRaWAN IoT gateway; ELATEC issues white paper on user authentication and access control.

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Identiv Delivers NFC-Enabled Smart Packaging for OTACA Tequila

Experiential design connects the IoT to consumer engagement for product authentication, customer loyalty, and brand awareness

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