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November 8, 2017

Nike, Avery Dennison and 14 Other Companies Join the NFC Forum New Members Span Consumer, Packaging, Wearables, Transport, Telecom, Semiconductor and IoT Markets WAKEFIELD, Mass. – November 8, 2017 – Sixteen new NFC Forum members were unveiled today, including Nike and AveryRead more »

September 20, 2017

Manufacturers and Test Labs Signal Support for Certification Program   WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – September 20, 2017 – The NFC Forum announced today the addition of Near Field Communication (NFC) tag and reader certification to its global certification program.  This means that tag/inlay,Read more »

Latest Media Coverage

October 23, 2017

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

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

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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October 13, 2017

Three STMicroelectronics ST25 NFC tag chips have been certified for performance and interoperability under the NFC Forum’s new NFC tag certification program, which is designed to ensure “consistent, compelling, and connected user experiences” across NFC tags, readers and handsets.

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October 12, 2017

Identiv has announced its NFC Tag Starter Kit, designed in partnership with NXP Semiconductors. The kit includes 25 Near Field Communication (NFC) tags with NXP’s NFC Forum Type 2/4/5 NTAG and ICODE tag ICs. Supporting a variety of features and security levels for different application requirements, the tags are compatible with Android and Apple iOS 11 devices, including tablets and mobile phones.

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Member Press Releases

October 12, 2017

ST25 tags feature unique/innovative fast transfer mode while meeting NFC standards   Geneva, October 12, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the certification of its ST25 Near FieldRead more »

September 21, 2017

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V.(NASDAQ:NXPI), co-inventor of NFC technology, today introduced a new toolkit for NFC tagging ICs with iOS support, which unlocks the potential to now connect billions of consumer and industrial products to the Internet ofRead more »

September 5, 2017

  Collaboration delivers complete mobile payment platform Independent solutions provide secure sourcing for OEMs and include an NFC controller with an optional embedded Secure Element Geneva / 05 Sep 2017 — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers acrossRead more »

June 12, 2017

Significant addition to the NFC ecosystem provides a new IoT growth vector Apple announced during the Worldwide Developer Conference 2017that they will be expanding NFC capabilities in iOS 11 with detection of NFC tags and reading messages that contain NDEFRead more »

June 7, 2017

Purple Deck’s TapLive Program is a Welcome Addition to Chambers’ Apothecary’s Commitment to Making the Impossible Possible by Exceeding Customers’ Expectations “Not only does TapLive encourage customer engagement in the store, but it also gives managers enhanced visibility into thatRead more »


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