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Most Innovative NFC Product, Service, or Implementation
(Poland) – NFC-enabled data loggers for customizing and monitoring temperatures within isothermal packaging used in shipping and storage.
East Japan Railway Company
(Japan) – NFC -based mobile wallet service, “Suica,” which enables local and non-local riders to add and check balances, purchase commuter passes, and secure passage across the high-speed rail anywhere, anytime.
Speech Code GmbH
(Austria) – NFC tag-based stickers that contain 30-minutes of speech output in over 40 languages.
Best Mobile App Using NFC
Apps4Android IDEAL Group, Inc.
(United States) – NFC-based talking label maker and reader application to assist people with disabilities.
(United States) – NFC-enabled wearable health mobile application that allows health workers to interface with patients through a digital necklace.
(Taiwan) – NFC-based smart key application that allows home owners and small hotel managers manage their properties remotely.
Best NFC Startup
(Latvia) – NFC tag-based programmable buttons for adding tap and go functionality to a mobile device.
(United States) – NFC-enabled, connected wine dispensing system that allows users to view tasting notes, rate wines and make purchases which are shipped right to your door.
Talkin’ Things LLC
(Poland) – NFC-based global smart packaging system that provides an innovative product communication platform and effective protection against brand-related threats.