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February 13, 2018

Summit Focuses on how AIDC, NFC and RFID Make World More Connected for Businesses and Consumers WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – February 13, 2018 – AIM, Inc ., NFC Forum and RAIN RFID Alliance unveiled a partnership today to establish and deliver the Connections Summit on March 7, 2018 atRead more »

February 1, 2018

15 Near Field Communication Leaders and Luminaries to Judge Global Award Competition WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – Feb. 1, 2018 – The NFC Forum unveiled today a slate of 15 judges for its 2018 NFC Innovation Awards representing a prestigious list of Near Field Communication technology (NFC)Read more »

Latest Media Coverage

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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February 13, 2018

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

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

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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Member Press Releases

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 »

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 »


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