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Recognizing Innovation in NFC

Recognizing Innovation in NFC

Thinfilm CEO Shares Thoughts on Technology, Trends, Platinum Sponsorship of NFC Innovation Awards Special Guest Blog By: Davor Sutjia, CEO, Thinfilm In 2018, the NFC industry is in a remarkable state of acceleration, powered by changes in consumer behavior andRead more »

NFC Forum Innovation Award Judges Share Thoughts on Industry and Trends

NFC Forum Innovation Award Judges Share Thoughts on Industry and Trends

The NFC Innovation Awards are back! This year, the NFC Forum ’s awards will be judged by a team of 15 NFC industry leaders, analysts, and technology experts from all over the world. Judges will be reviewing submissions from this year’s applicants and selecting winners inRead more »

NFC Forum Releases “Accelerating Smart Travel” Infographic

NFC Forum Releases “Accelerating Smart Travel” Infographic

Shows Road to Transport Industry of the Future; Highlights Customer Benefits The NFC Forum recently unveiled an infographic – “ The Mobile Revolution Accelerating Smart Travel ” – that represents another step forward in the harmonization of technical specifications in public transportation.  It expresses the NFCRead more »

2nd Annual NFC Innovation Award Program Call For Entries Is Open

2nd Annual NFC Innovation Award Program Call For Entries Is Open

Get recognized. Throw your hat in the ring. Enter here today. It’s time to show off your NFC-enabled product, service or experience! The NFC Forum’s Second Annual NFC Innovation Award program is accepting entries now. Submit your application today. Deadline for submissions is March 2, 2018. Watch this videoRead more »

NFC Technology: Making Headlines At CES 2018

NFC Technology: Making Headlines At CES 2018

This year at CES in Las Vegas, hundreds of new innovations from across a broad spectrum of industries were unveiled to the public. I was personally thrilled to see the number of new products released using NFC technology at theRead more »

NFC Forum Member Spotlight: Len Ott, Socket Mobile

NFC Forum Member Spotlight: Len Ott, Socket Mobile

What first brought you and Socket Mobile to the NFC Forum? At Socket Mobile, we wanted to ensure our new RFID and NFC reader has the best, most up-to-date standards in the NFC space, and the best way to doRead more »

Futbol, Football or Soccer? Three Ways NFC Technology Is Transforming Sports

Futbol, Football or Soccer? Three Ways NFC Technology Is Transforming Sports

We’re all familiar with NFC-enabled fitness watches. We can use them to track our heart rate, find out how many steps we took and how many hours we slept, connect to our workout machines for a more precise workout andRead more »

New Book Shows How to Activate The Real World With NFC Mobile Marketing

New Book Shows How to Activate The Real World With NFC Mobile Marketing

Is Near Field Communication (NFC) technology the key to enabling omnichannel marketing? The recently published “NFC Mobile Marketing For Dummies” says yes. The author, Matt Bright, NFC Forum’s Retail & Payment Special Interest Group (SIG) Chair and Senior Director, Product and Technical Marketing at Thinfilm,Read more »

Uber, Lyft and NFC Forum Share Stage at Smart Transit Conference on Ridership and Mobility

Uber, Lyft and NFC Forum Share Stage at Smart Transit Conference on Ridership and Mobility

I had the pleasure of representing the NFC Forum at the Smart Transit Congress in Baltimore, Maryland at the end of October.  Smart Transit is a highly-focused industry congress on transit technology ; of the 300+ registered attendees over 50% were in the transit industry.  I was one of 50Read more »