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NFC Forum Members: A Call for Action

NFC Forum Members: A Call for Action

Most are familiar with the internationally recognized and acclaimed United States President John F. Kennedy’s famous statement, “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” This galvanizing, electrifying request for participation andRead more »

IoT and NFC: The Fun Starts This Fall With Public Release of iOS 11

IoT and NFC: The Fun Starts This Fall With Public Release of iOS 11

Our brief respite from the fevered excitement in the technology industry around Apple’s iOS 11 beta announcement – particularly, in my opinion, as it relates to Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is over. I say “brief” because if history provesRead more »

Irish National Transport Authority Makes Leap Card Go Farther with NFC

Irish National Transport Authority Makes Leap Card Go Farther with NFC

For years, the transport needs of the Republic of Ireland have been served by a patchwork of public and private bus lines, light rail trams, and a national rail system. That nationwide network began to come together in 2011, whenRead more »

What Hath Apple Wrought? Thoughts on Apple’s Recent NFC-related Announcement

What Hath Apple Wrought? Thoughts on Apple’s Recent NFC-related Announcement

Now that the hubbub around Apple’s recent IOS 11 announcement regarding NFC has died down a bit, I wanted to take a breath and give you my thoughts on its implications for the NFC ecosystem. Before I do that, pleaseRead more »

NFC and The Internet of Mysterious Things With IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca

NFC and The Internet of Mysterious Things With IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca

IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca published a new book that uses NFC tags on every page. I had the chance to speak with Lisa about NFC and her new book called “ The Internet of Mysterious Things ”. The interview is below.    Read more »

VISIONFC Transport Summit Tickets On Sale: Summit Speakers Revealed

VISIONFC Transport Summit Tickets On Sale: Summit Speakers Revealed

  You’ll probably learn more in this half-day VISIONFC Transport Summit on June 20, 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam about mobile ticketing and public transportation in Asia than you did in all of last year. Don’t believe it? Check-out the list of presenters .Read more »

Three Questions With Juergen Boehler, NFC Forum Technical Committee Chair about the ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper

Three Questions With Juergen Boehler, NFC Forum Technical Committee Chair about the ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper

What is the NFC Forum – ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper all about? The NFC Forum – ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper is a significant achievement. It is the result of a collaborative industry effort to lay some of the technical groundwork paving the way for public transport interoperability using NFC. Along with the NFC Forum,Read more »

A Look Back at Mobile World Congress 2017

A Look Back at Mobile World Congress 2017

Just back from a busy and productive member meeting and have had some time to reflect on how strong NFC technology has been showing this year.   Barcelona in late winter is synonymous with MWC 2017 — or Mobile World Congress 2017, and itRead more »

From The Nifty Nine Finalists to The Thrilling Three Top Winners: NFC Innovation Award Winners Revealed

From The Nifty Nine Finalists to The Thrilling Three Top Winners: NFC Innovation Award Winners Revealed

Speech Code‘s Talking Labels Help the Blind; Khushi Baby’s Mobile Medical App Enables India’s Clinicians to Monitor Infant Health, and Dimple’s Shortcut Buttons Accelerate Mobile Access It is said that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but the NFC Forum turnedRead more »