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NFC Industry, Customer Experience and Product Design Leaders Share 2017 Outlook and Predictions on NFC Technology

NFC Industry, Customer Experience and Product Design Leaders Share 2017 Outlook and Predictions on NFC Technology

Transport, IoT, wearables, cloud-based services experts from across the NFC technology sector – all judges for the new NFC Forum Innovations Awards — anticipate the NFC tech trends that will define 2017 As the entry process for the NFC ForumRead more »

Your Automobile is Your Biggest Connected Mobile Device

Your Automobile is Your Biggest Connected Mobile Device

Tech Industry Leaders Join Automakers to Share Examples and Visions of the Future of the NFC-enabled Connected Car at VISIONFC Automotive Summit Your automobile is a connected mobile device. Yes, it transports you hither and yon, but that’s not whatRead more »

New Startup Implementer Membership To Energize NFC Ecosystem and Empower Innovation

New Startup Implementer Membership To Energize NFC Ecosystem and Empower Innovation

HED Technologies Joins NFC Forum As First Startup Implementer Disruption. Innovation. Risk. Reward. Starting a technology company can be one of the most rewarding experiences in an individual’s career. It is also one of the most nerve-wracking. It’s an experienceRead more »

United:  NFC and Bluetooth Drive Surge in Product Development and Consumer Convenience

United: NFC and Bluetooth Drive Surge in Product Development and Consumer Convenience

NFC Connection Handover to Bluetooth Featured at UnPlugFest 55 in Barcelona By Henk Dannenberg, Compliance Committee Chair, NFC Forum Near Field Communication (NFC) technology combined with the benefits of Bluetooth technology is opening up a number of new application opportunities for designers,Read more »

World’s Largest Public Transport Global Interoperability Event with NFC Mobile Devices Held In Berlin

World’s Largest Public Transport Global Interoperability Event with NFC Mobile Devices Held In Berlin

Laurent Sourgen, Officer and Board Member of the NFC Forum Presented Keynote Address Berlin, Germany, in the heart of Western Europe, was the site of the world’s largest global RF interoperability demonstration between public transport fare management infrastructures and NFC mobile devices including public transportRead more »

NFC Public Transport:  From Vision To Reality Presentation Available For Download

NFC Public Transport: From Vision To Reality Presentation Available For Download

By Mobility, Identity and Transport (MIT) Special Interest Group (SIG) Co-Chairs Joerg Schmidt, Infineon and Cord Bartels, BSI. The NFC Forum Transport Special Interest Working Group recently released a presentation outlining the necessary steps to incorporate contactless standards using NFC technology forRead more »

NFC + IoT = Opportunity: Simplifying IoT With NFC In Smart Homes White Paper Now Available

NFC + IoT = Opportunity: Simplifying IoT With NFC In Smart Homes White Paper Now Available

April 22, 1889. Oklahoma, United States. Thousands of people on horses and in wagons rushed into Oklahoma to lay claim to unassigned government land for homesteading.   May 11, 2016. California, United States. Thousands of people rushed into the InternetRead more »

NFC Forum Chairman Shares Thoughts on HCE and Looks For Feedback: HCE Advantages, Challenges and Developing Standards

NFC Forum Chairman Shares Thoughts on HCE and Looks For Feedback: HCE Advantages, Challenges and Developing Standards

I was reminded recently of the NFC Forum’s statement regarding Host Card Emulation (HCE) we issued in March, 2014. What jogged my memory was a discussion I had with the Executive Director of the NFC Forum Paula Hunter about her presentations at the Host Card Emulation (HCE) Summit in New YorkRead more »

VISIONFC Event This June in Dallas, Texas Features 16 Speakers Over Two Days

VISIONFC Event This June in Dallas, Texas Features 16 Speakers Over Two Days

Keynote Speaker: Forrester Research’s Frank E. Gillett , Vice President and Principal Analyst We are trying something new in Dallas this month and, frankly, this member meeting will be a bit different from other member meetings we’ve had in the past. The special event weRead more »

Why Reinvent The Wheel?  NFC Marketing Toolkit Saves Members’ Time And Money With Ready-To-Use NFC Content and Images

Why Reinvent The Wheel? NFC Marketing Toolkit Saves Members’ Time And Money With Ready-To-Use NFC Content and Images

The NFC Forum’s Marketing Toolkit was created to make marketing NFC products and services easier for manufacturers and implementers when training employees and selling and communicating with customers about NFC technology. The toolkit is free, online and resources are downloadable. “To encourage usageRead more »