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March 29, 2018

Executive Director Honored for NFC Forum’s Growth, Innovations and Achievements Work Across Retail, Payment, Transport, IoT Industries WAKEFIELD, Mass., March 29, 2018 – The NFC Forum announced today that its Executive Director, Paula Hunter, won The Women in IT Awards in the Business Leader of the Year AwardRead more »

March 13, 2018

Executive Director Honored for NFC Forum’s Work Across Payment, Transport, IoT Industries   WAKEFIELD, Mass., March 13, 2018 – The NFC Forum announced today that its Executive Director, Paula Hunter, was selected as a finalist for The Women in IT Awards in the Business LeaderRead more »

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April 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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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Member Press Releases

April 11, 2018

A great selection of NFC and ISO triggers, individual envelope signal calculation, and NFC/ISO measurement features facilitate the evaluation of analog NFC signals and consequently the development and integration of NFC-enabled devices   The SESAMES Award-winning software for design validationRead more »

January 2, 2018

A “Digital Seal” for a Wide Range of Products Targeting a wide array of applications for packaged goods in consumer and industrial markets, Circus Tamper Loop opens the door to entirely new, NFC-based consumer experience solutions featuring higher security andRead more »

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 »


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