NFC Forum Blogs and Podcasts

Off to College – NFC-enabled Student IDs Available This Fall

Off to College – NFC-enabled Student IDs Available This Fall

USA Universities Leading the Way:  Duke University , University of Alabama , University of Oklahoma , Johns Hopkins University , Santa Clara University and Temple University will Deploy  NFC-enabled Student IDs Soon college students will be returning to campus for the fall semester with all the essentials of university life: laptop, textbooks and NFC-enabled student IDs.Read more »

NFC-enabled Mobile Phone is Retail Omnichannel Superweapon

NFC-enabled Mobile Phone is Retail Omnichannel Superweapon

In my opinion, the mobile phone is the most important conduit for retail omnichannel execution and NFC is the most likely enabler for a wide variety of smartphone applications. That is what I said recently while on a panel atRead more »

One Day – Two Events – Great Success: NFC Innovation Day

One Day – Two Events – Great Success: NFC Innovation Day

Eight industry leaders presented on the latest developments in the NFC technology world; four NFC experts enlightened audiences about how NFC technology simplifies lives and three NFC innovators were honored with NFC Innovation Awards – we did this all inRead more »

NFC:  The Ultimate Technology Fashion Statement

NFC: The Ultimate Technology Fashion Statement

I recently returned from the three-day Wear Conference in the “Big Apple” (New York City) where I presented to a room crowded with fashionistas and technologists. The conference was very technical focusing on technology in clothing, fiber, sporting goods, etc. Nearly halfRead more »

Nine Finalists From Around the World Vie for NFC Innovation Awards

Nine Finalists From Around the World Vie for NFC Innovation Awards

From Over 60 Submissions: Three NFC Innovation Award Winners to be Unveiled in London June 26 at the Barbican Centre in London from 18:30 – 20:30 is the day, time and site for the 2018 NFC Innovation Award Celebration when we will recognize this year’sRead more »

NFC Innovation Awards Highlight How NFC Transforms and Improves Our Everyday Lives

NFC Innovation Awards Highlight How NFC Transforms and Improves Our Everyday Lives

The 2018 NFC Innovation Awards underscore the positive impact that NFC innovation is having on society. With NFC, users can connect, commission and control almost anything around them and as NFC technology continues to advance, NFC-enabled products will continually improve everyday lives. We haveRead more »

JITI Public Transportation Seminar 2018 Explores Public Transportation in a Cashless Society

JITI Public Transportation Seminar 2018 Explores Public Transportation in a Cashless Society

Recently, I accepted an invitation to present a keynote speech at the respected Japan International Transportation Institute’s ( JITI ) Improving the Convenience of Public Transportation in a Cashless Society Seminar in my role as Co-Chairman of the NFC Forum .  The seminar is scheduled for May 24th from 2 pm – 5 pmRead more »

NFC  …. The Bridge to IoT and the Consumer

NFC …. The Bridge to IoT and the Consumer

Near field communication (NFC) as the bridge to the Internet of Things (IoT) and the consumer was the message I delivered to a large crowd of radio frequency identification (RFID) professionals recently at RFID Journal Live! in Orlando, Fla. RFID Journal LIVE! is theRead more »

The NFC Innovation Awards Flip the Script –  What NFC Innovations Would Our Judges Like to See?

The NFC Innovation Awards Flip the Script – What NFC Innovations Would Our Judges Like to See?

The 2018 NFC Innovation Awards are all about discovering new ways that NFC technology can be implemented to improve business strategies, introduce new inventions, and deliver a social impact for people in need. This year the NFC Forum is honoredRead more »