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Get Better Acquainted with NFC

Get Better Acquainted with NFC

Thanks to a certain high-profile product announcement out of Cupertino this week, a lot more people are now aware of NFC. That’s great, because public interest and consumer demand are essential to NFC adoption and growth. Apple users will nowRead more »

The Convergence of NFC and the Internet of Things

The Convergence of NFC and the Internet of Things

In a little more than five years, more than 26 billion devices will be connected to each other, according to Gartner. Some analysts are projecting that by 2025 there will be 1 trillion (trillion!) networked devices worldwide in the consumer and industrialRead more »

NFC and Bluetooth: The Perfect Pair

NFC and Bluetooth: The Perfect Pair

It was two decades ago that a new wireless technology called Bluetooth, named after an ancient Danish king, first appeared. It promised to replace the many cables connecting users and their devices to accessories like headsets. Those mature enough mayRead more »

Teaming Up for Target Markets

By Koichi Tagawa, November 20, 2013 Since the NFC Forum was founded in 2004, our work has been largely focused on developing technical specifications that harmonize industry and wireless standards to ensure a robust, versatile, and interoperable technology.  Today, whileRead more »