NFC Forum Blogs and Podcasts

NFC Helps Celebrate 200 Year Anniversary of “Silent Night”

NFC Helps Celebrate 200 Year Anniversary of “Silent Night”

The holiday season is upon us! And NFC tags are helping people celebrate the 200th anniversary this Christmas of the first public performance of the world famous Christmas song, “Silent Night”. People all over the world listen and sing this popular Christmas carol every year. The song represents a “silent” and “holy” night with family and friends during theRead more »

Tap & Connect: How NFC Enhances the IoT

Tap & Connect: How NFC Enhances the IoT

Guest Blog: Erich Reisenhofer, Vice – Chairman, NFC Forum IoT Special Interest Group On November 15th I presented “Tap & Connect: How NFC Enhances the IoT” to an international audience of decision makers from multiple industries including manufacturing, automotive, logisticsRead more »

Retail and Payment Webinar Illustrates NFC Growth in the Retail Environment

Retail and Payment Webinar Illustrates NFC Growth in the Retail Environment

Webinar features NFC technology applications, case studies and a look at the NFC Forum’s new white paper. Consumer loyalty is fading.  Customer experience scores have plateaued.  Mobile is now the preferred way to get online and is increasingly being usedRead more »

NFC: The “Next Big Thing” for the Pharmaceutical Industry

NFC: The “Next Big Thing” for the Pharmaceutical Industry

NFC: The “Next Big Thing” for the Pharmaceutical Industry By Thorsten Braas, Sales Director EMEA, Smartrac NFC Forum Special Guest Blog NFC and RFID technologies are already being deployed in a number of industries from logistics and manufacturing to automotiveRead more »

NFC Forum Member Spotlight: Klaus Simonmeyer, IDENTIV

NFC Forum Member Spotlight: Klaus Simonmeyer, IDENTIV

What is IDENTIV? IDENTIV is an American-based company with offices all around the world. From Germany to Singapore to Hong Kong to Tokyo, we focus on access control, NFC transponders and reading devices, which include NFC readers. What first brought youRead more »

MARTECH CONFERENCE REPORT:  Marketing Technology Needs NFC!

MARTECH CONFERENCE REPORT: Marketing Technology Needs NFC!

Marketing . . . technology . . . management . . . and Near Field Communication (NFC) were on display at the MarTech conference in Boston, MA last week. Also on display was the enormous opportunity for NFC in theRead more »

The Connected Consumers Are Here!  Engagement Tips From The NFC Forum’s Bridging Digital and Physical Retail with NFC White Paper

The Connected Consumers Are Here! Engagement Tips From The NFC Forum’s Bridging Digital and Physical Retail with NFC White Paper

The era of the “connected consumer” is here – and it’s not just millennials. People of all ages and backgrounds are turning to the Internet to interact with digital content, services, experiences and brands. They’re going online for entertainment, education,Read more »

NFC Versatility, Functionality and Practicality Showcased at Bluetooth World 2018 and MARTECH

NFC Versatility, Functionality and Practicality Showcased at Bluetooth World 2018 and MARTECH

Spanning multiple audiences and themes, NFC technology continues to shine through as one of the most versatile and practical technologies on the planet. Okay, maybe I’m biased but over the next three weeks, the NFC Forum and its members willRead more »