Transact wins best-in-market NFC innovation award from NFC forum

Transact Campus Inc. has won the 2020 NFC forum innovation award for the best-in-market NFC implementation. The NFC forum is the global standards-body for Near Field Communication technology and its Innovation awards recognize the development, deployment and use of state-of-the-art NFC products, services and applications worldwide.

Read More

NFC Forum presents 2020 Innovation Awards

The NFC Forum revealed its Innovation Award Winners during a special NFC Forum 2020 Online Innovation Awards Ceremony that just concluded today. The Near Field Communication (NFC) grand prize award winning innovative solutions ranged from blockchain, industrial Internet-of-Things to mobile credentials and NFC tools with one company winning in two separate categories. The NFC Forum Innovation Awards support and recognize the development and deployment of innovative and exemplary NFC products, services and applications by innovators from around the world.

Read More

Apple AirTag release tipped by insider

A report today from China suggests that Apple is preparing to reveal their Apple AirTag device. This is a device that works with wireless sensor technology to act as a “loss prevention tag” of sorts. Much like the many, many similar sorts of tags we’ve used and reviewed over the past decade, Apple’s AirTag will likely work with NFC, Bluetooth, and/or Wi-fi connectivity.

Read More

PayThink Cash’s decline creates new roles for EMV specifications

Perhaps the most significant trend for face-to-face payments during the pandemic has been the increasing reduction in cash usage. Consumers have shifted from cash to card payments, a method that many retailers prefer during this time. This shift falls in line with guidance from global public health bodies for consumers to use alternatives to cash where possible.

 

Read More

NFC Technology

Near field communication (NFC) technology embodies a set of standards for smart phones and other mobile devices that establish communications between such devices using radio frequencies. These transmissions can only be facilitated over short distances, hence the name of the technology. Typically, devices must either be touching or within an inch of one another in order to interface through NFC, but these devices do not require wires of any sort. NFC technology is an effective means of data transmission, especially in the commerce field.

 

Read More

Google Pay starts testing NFC-based card payments in India

Google Pay in India (formerly Tez) quickly rose in popularity to become almost synonymous with the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) — the very platform it’s based on. Last September, the company announced plans to expand beyond UPI payments to support tokenized cards, but nothing materialized even months after that initial teaser. It looks like Google Pay India is finally adding credit and debit cards as a supported payment option, though it isn’t live for everyone yet.

Read More

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition appeared on video, and certification speaks of the release of versions with 4G and 5G

NFC Forum certification data indicates the preparation of versions SM-G781V and SM-G780F. The first will receive support for fifth-generation (5G) cellular communications, the second will not.

Read More

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition receives NFC certification, launch imminent

A couple of unknown Samsung handsets, expected to be different variants of the upcoming Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, have received certification from the NFC Forum.

Read More

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition looks imminent — and iPhone 12 should be worried

Earlier this year, Samsung gave the Galaxy S10 a final hurrah with the S10 Lite. It provided a cheaper alternative to the super pricey S20, with a marginally cut down version of a still very powerful handset.

Read More

LTE and 5G Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition secures NFC approval

The industry expects Samsung to unveil the so-called Galaxy S20 Fan Edition in October, which means that you should expect this device to reach the headlines more often over the coming weeks.

Read More

Contact Us

Categories

Archives

Recent Articles

Recent Media Coverage

NFC Forum presents 2020 Innovation Awards

Apple AirTag release tipped by insider

NFC Technology

View More