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Technical Attributes of NFC
NFC technology is a standard feature of mobile handsets and payment cards. NFC is most suitable for ultra-short range (<2cm or one inch), low-latency startup, connect and transfer. And unique to NFC, connections can exchange power at a maximum of 1w.
Worldwide NFC Technology Use Surges Over Last 24 Months
An ABI Research study sponsored by the Near Field Communication (NFC) Forum revealed that 85% of consumer respondents, who were surveyed across nine countries, have used an NFC contactless card or mobile payment wallet, while contactless payment card usage has increased by 30% over the last two years.