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April 7, 2018
The Next Web

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an unsuspecting player is poised to leap out of the shadows: Near field communications technology.

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March 29, 2018
Digital Journal

NFC Forum’s Hunter Wins Women in IT “Business Leader of the Year” Award

The NFC Forum announced today that its Executive Director, Paula Hunter, won The Women in IT Awards in the Business Leader of the Year Award category. The Women in IT Awards is a leading technology award program, debuting in North America for the first time this year. It showcases the achievements and innovation of women in the technology industry and promotes diversity. Judges selected Hunter after examining the growth of the NFC Forum, the innovation it has brought to the market, and specific achievements and initiatives that she has accomplished during her time as executive director.

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March 5, 2018
Digital Journal

Justin Ribeiro, CEO of Stickman Ventures, Set to Deliver Speech at Connections Summit at Google

Stickman Ventures chief executive officer Justin Ribeiro is set to speak this week at the Connections Summit at Google, a one-day event featuring over 25 speaker-led sessions, panel discussions, case studies and networking opportunities focusing on how Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC),Read more »

February 23, 2018
RFID Journal

AIM, NFC FORUM, RAIN RFID ALLIANCE LAUNCH CONNECTIONS SUMMIT

AIM, the NFC Forum and the RAIN RFID Alliance have unveiled a partnership to establish the Connections Summit on Mar. 7, 2018, at the Google Java Corners facility, located in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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February 20, 2018
Payments Journal

Payments Journal Executive Spotlight with Paula Hunter, Executive Director, NFC Forum

The NFC Forum is the world’s leading standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.  Over the last 10+ years we’ve developed, tested and released the technology standards and specifications that allow NFC-enabled devices – like smartphones – to be used to make in-store purchases, easily pay for public transportation or to commission and control Internet of Things (IoT) devices, among many other things.  Our 150 members include large well-known companies  along with a good mix of innovative startups.  The NFC Forum’s Retail and Payment Special Interest Group is a subset of the organization and is focused on improving the speed and convenience of contactless transactions while enhancing the retail customer journey.

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February 13, 2018
Digital Journal

AIM, NFC Forum and RAIN RFID to Launch Connections Summit at Google in March

AIM, Inc., NFC Forum and RAIN RFID Alliance unveiled a partnership today to establish and deliver the Connections Summit on March 7, 2018 at Google Java Corners, Sunnyvale, CA.

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February 1, 2018
LETSGODIGITAL

Microsoft patents secure NFC solution

NFC is a type of radio communication standard, just like Bluetooth, WiFi and other networking technologies. The difference is that NFC only works when two devices are in close proximity to one another. It also operates at slower speeds. In addition, NFC can read RFID chips and it can be used for mobile payments. To exclude malicious parties and eavesdroppers Microsoft found a method to better secure NFC in the future.

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January 26, 2018
TechTarget

NFC unlocks opportunities in technology at CES 2018

At CES this year, near field communication (NFC) technology proved itself a dominant technology across a variety of industries. By using a smartphone, NFC can easily be applied to products in the smart home, retail and healthcare areas and beyond.

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January 26, 2018
RFID Journal

RFID News Roundup: NFC FORUM ISSUES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR INNOVATION AWARDS

The NFC Forum has announced a call for entries for its 2018 NFC Innovation Awards to recognize Near Field Communication (NFC) products, services and experiences. Innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, startups and organizations using NFC in new, disruptive and pioneering ways can submit award entries showcasing their work for the chance to win in one of three award categories.

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January 26, 2018
EE Times

NFC Specs Updated for Mobile, Tags

The 2017 Technical Specification Release from the NFC Forum is made up of 21 new or updated near field communication (NFC) technical specifications.  The new specifications are a big step toward ensuring interoperability between NFC solutions in the market with various existing infrastructures, unifying new and existing specs to ensure interoperability and functionality across all solutions using NFC technology.

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January 25, 2018
IoT Journal

NFC Forum Issues Call for Entries for Innovation Awards

The NFC Forum has announced a call for entries for its 2018 NFC Innovation Awards to recognize Near Field Communication (NFC) products, services and experiences. Innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, startups and organizations using NFC in new, disruptive and pioneering ways can submit award entries showcasing their work for the chance to win in one of three award categories.

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January 9, 2018
NFC World

Innovative ways companies are using NFC to unlock next-generation user experiences

This 20-page document contains five case studies that show how developers and product designers are turning to NFC technology to advance how products, services, and applications enable meaningful consumer experiences.

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December 22, 2017
Financial News

Infineon joins NFC Forum board of directors

The NFC Forum has announced that Infineon Technologies has upgraded its NFC Forum membership from Principal to Sponsor, the company said.

The NFC Forum board of directors voted on and approved Infineon’s Sponsor-level membership. Three other companies have recently joined the world’s standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology as well.

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December 21, 2017
IoT Journal

AIM, RAIN RFID, NFC Forum Issues Call for Speakers to Discuss RFID, IoT, NFC, AIDC Technologies

Speakers are invited to join AIMRAIN RFID and the NFC Forum at next year’s Connections Summit for a series of speaker-led sessions focused on Near Field Communication, radio frequency identification, and automatic-identification and-data capture (AIDC) technologies. Members and non-members alike are invited to contribute to this one-day summit by sharing case studies and success stories.

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December 8, 2017
RFID Journal

Latest NFC Specs Offer Interoperability to a Growing Market

The NFC Forum has released 21 new or modified specifications for the development of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology that are aimed at providing reliable standards for the rapidly evolving and growing NFC industry. The NFC Forum’s 2017 Technical Specification comes as the number of NFC-enabled applications is growing in volume and diversity worldwide.

 

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November 29, 2017
Telecompaper

NFC Forum unveils 21 new specifications in 2017 release

The NFC Forum announced the availability of 21 new or updated near field communication (NFC) technical specifications. The specifications feature the latest NFC technology and usability upgrades that significantly impact and advance functionality in a number of key areas for consumers and businesses, including mobile device interoperability, public transportation applications and the use of NFC Tags with IoT, retail, packaging, automotive, public transportation and other applications. (subscription required)
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November 29, 2017
NFC World

Forum publishes updated NFC technical specs

NFC Forum publishes 2017 technical specification release — NFC Forum — “The 2017 Technical Specifications Release comprises 21 new or updated near field communication technical specifications… The specifications feature the latest NFC technology and usability upgrades that significantly impact and advance functionality in a number of key areas for consumers and businesses.”

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October 23, 2017
The New York Times

New York to Replace MetroCard With Modern Way to Pay Transit Fares

New York City’s transit system is expected to take a significant step on Monday toward replacing the MetroCard with a more modern way for passengers to pay fares — by waving cellphones or certain kinds of credit or debit cards at turnstiles in the subway or fareboxes on buses.

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October 23, 2017
The Wall Street Journal

MTA Moves Closer to New Subway Fare-Payment Method

A committee of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday approved a contract for the creation of a new payment system that will allow riders to “tap” or wave a cellphone, a bank debit card or an MTA-issued card with a special chip, at a subway turnstile or upon boarding a bus. (Subscription required)

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October 23, 2017
Fortune

The New York Subway Will Phase Out MetroCards In Favor of Apple Pay

New York City’s transit system is about to jump into the present — at least in terms of how riders pay to use it.

Starting in 2018, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority will begin moving to a contactless payment system that uses apps like Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, New York Times reports.

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