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March 28, 2019

WAKEFIELD, Mass. and FREMONT, Calif. –  March 28, 2019 – The NFC Forum , the standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, and the LoRa Alliance ™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™ protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networksRead more »

March 5, 2019

NFC Forum’s Payment Solution Is Simpler, More Secure Than QR Code-Based Solutions WAKEFIELD, Mass. – March 5, 2019 – The NFC Forum , the world’s leading standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, released its NFC Money Transfer Candidate Specification (NMT) today. NMT gives paymentRead more »

Latest Media Coverage

May 22, 2019

NFC is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that is increasingly being leveraged within a wide range of smart devices, including smartphones, smartwatches, headsets, speakers, connected toys, and gaming consoles, among many others.Learn about the NFC tag market forecasts and what is driving brands owners toward NFC tag technology. Complete the form to download the whitepaper.

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May 8, 2019

Dairy QueenBonobosPanera BreadYogurtlandJimmy John’s Gourmet SandwichesDave & Buster’sCaribou Coffee plus Bird and PayByPhone are all working on projects that use Apple’s Core NFC tag reading capabilities to make it easier for consumers to sign up for their services, Apple Pay boss Jennifer Bailey has revealed.

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May 6, 2019

For those businesses that aren’t already taking mobile payments, it’s easy enough to see why they’re not. A host of reasons have emerged, from the added expense to security issues to customer disinterest. However, there’s an equally-large host of reasons why adding mobile payments to the roster is a good idea, as evidenced by a recent look at the field from Payments Journal.

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April 30, 2019

Masabi, a U.K.-based developer of mobile ticketing and public transport payments software, today announced that it’s secured $20 million in a series B round led by Smedvig Capital, with participation from MMC Ventures and other investors. The fresh capital, which brings the company’s total raised to roughly $40.8 million following a $12 million venture round in December 2015, will be used to accelerate the global expansion of its platform, according to CEO Brian Zanghi.

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April 30, 2019

“IoT appears to be growing up and past the standards battle stage of life. Instead, its participants are increasingly seeing the field as a series of applications and use cases with the most appropriate IoT technology being slotted in as appropriate, not as a big playing field served by a winning IoT flavor.”

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Member Press Releases

February 18, 2019

The STMicroelectronics ST25R3916 NFC Universal Device contains innovative features to simplify the design of payment terminals and ease compliance with new EMVCo 3.0 contactless interoperability tests for cards, mobiles, and wearables.

January 29, 2019

Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE) today announced a new ultra-low-cost radio frequency identification (RFID) inlay in collaboration with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. Using NXP’s near field communication (NFC) IC NTAG® 210µ, Identiv’s Dry Inlay (25 mm diameter) has launched at an unrivaled price of $0.05Read more »

January 9, 2019

Certilogo, the digital authentication platform that pioneered the use of artificial intelligence for “anywhere, anytime” product verification via smartphone, announces the consolidation of its market leadership with the acquisition of Viveat, one of the most innovative Blockchain projects born in Italy Read more »

October 17, 2018

Paragon ID, the leading provider of identification solutions for Transport, e-ID, Traceability and Brand Protection is pleased to announce that it is the first RFID tag manufacturer in the world to have invested in a BW Bielomatik TagLiner, a newRead more »

October 1, 2018

Geneva, October 1, 2018 — ST25DV-PWM NFC Dynamic tags from STMicroelectronics introduce an innovative contactless way to program presets for products on the production line or in-situ, and simplify setup or fine-tuning at the point of use. The Dynamic tagRead more »


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