NFC Forum signs packaging and wireless charging liaison agreements

The NFC Forum has announced liaison agreements with the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the company said.

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New agreement to speed up NFC adoption

The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) has signed an agreement to allow for the adoption of Near Field Communication (NFC) in packaging and wireless charging.

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NFC Forum signs packaging and wireless power deals

The NFC Forum has signed deals on intelligent packaging and wireless charging industry groups to drive the takeup of low cost Near Field Communication (NFC) devices through greater interoperability and more compact and cost-efficient charging interfaces.

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Smart Packaging Can Send Grocery Product Information to Your Phone

Smartphones. Smart watches. Smart thermostats. Smart speakers. Smart power switches. Smart pet cameras. Smart smoke detectors. Smart vacuums. We have so many smart things that it was only a matter of time before we welcomed smart packaging into our grocery stores—and that time could be right around the corner.

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‘Ick Factor’ and Biometrics Limit Market for Implanted Security Chips

A Wisconsin vending machine company made a big splash last week when it announced that 50 of its employees would get chips implanted in their hands to facilitate wireless payment for snacks as part of a voluntary test program.

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NFC Forum Inks Packaging and Wireless Charging Liaison Agreements

The NFC Forum announced today liaison agreements with the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). These alliances will allow for the adoption and usability of Near Field Communication (NFC) in packaging and wireless charging. NFC technology can add intelligence and new capabilities to packaging to provide information, lower costs, reduce waste, and increase profitability. In the area of wireless charging, NFC technology will act as a key enabler by supporting greater interoperability and more compact and cost efficient charging interfaces.

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Your online orders could start shipping in NFC-enabled smart packaging

You may eventually be able to inspect food at the supermarket just by tapping it with your phone. The NFC Forum — the group behind the short-range wireless standard — said today that it has partnered with the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association to help develop smart packaging for food and other products.

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Nine Nifty Ways NFC Enriches Daily Lives

As mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) become a bigger part of our lives, consumers want – and have come to expect – personalized user experiences. Today’s leading developers and product designers are turning to NFC technology to advance the ways in which products, services, and applications enable meaningful consumer experiences.

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NXP issues statement of support for NFC tag reading on Apple devices

NXP is “excited about the expanding number of users of NFC applications” following the announcement made by Apple earlier this week that it is to add support for NFC tag reading to its iPhone 7, 7 Plus and Apple Watch devices.

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Apple Watch to enhance fitness monitoring using NFC tag reading

Apple Watch users will soon be able to tap their device on NFC-enabled gym equipment to sync workout details such as calories burned, speed and distance with the machine for more accurate tracking. The function will be available “this fall” with some of the “largest gym manufacturers in the world” who currently provide 80% of the gym equipment across the US.

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