Research & Best Practices
The information compiled here represents the best research and best practices designed to help organizations understand how to implement NFC technology.
May 13, 2019
ABI predicts shipments of NFC Forum compliant tag ICs will more than quadruple in the next several years, growing from just over 4 billion in 2018 to more than 10 billion in 2023. Learn about the NFC tag market forecastsRead more »
May 2, 2018
Fake drugs are flooding pharmaceutical markets, devastating lives and undermining brands. But a new kind of digital seal can help turn the tide. Learn how NFC is making a difference in this article by member company Smartrac .
January 29, 2018
What does the empowered mobile traveler of the future look like? View the ‘The Mobile Revolution – Accelerating Smart Travel’ infographic to learn how technology is changing the travel experience.
February 24, 2017
NFC Forum member company Blue Bite enables brands to connect with users through digital experiences triggered by sensors that are integrated into products. Blue Bite commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investmentRead more »
February 2, 2017
The “NFC Forum – ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment” whitepaper documents the methodology, procedures and results that have been developed to ensure that NFC Forum-conformant mobile devices will be interoperable with ISO/IEC14443- and ISO/IEC18092- conformant public transport readersRead more »
January 25, 2017
Irish National Transport Authority Makes Leap Card Go Farther with NFC The Republic of Ireland is a land of 4.7 million people scattered over an area of 27,000 square miles – from densely populated Dublin to the remote country lanesRead more »
October 28, 2016
JR East Passengers Travel Freely with Mobile Suica and NFC Railways are a key mode of transportation in Japan, carrying nearly 7.3 billion passengers nationwide annually. With that large volume, Japan has long been at the forefront of global effortsRead more »
June 29, 2016Simplifying IoT: Connecting, Commissioning, and Controlling with Near Field Communication (NFC) Whitepaper
Internet of Things (IoT) Stakeholders: Learn how NFC makes the smart home a reality. Download the Simplifying IoT: Connecting, Commissioning, and Controlling with Near Field Communication (NFC) Whitepaper. Download it today to learn how NFC is a natural connectivity technology for the IoT and read about five smart home use cases.
June 2, 2016Is NFC a secure technology? NFC includes security features incorporated in NFC Forum specifications; supports security standards developed by industry standards bodies; and allows device manufacturers, solutions developers, service providers, and users to employ additional security measures they deem appropriateRead more »
May 4, 2016
The NFC Forum Mobility, Identity and Transport (MIT) Special Interest Group (SIG) acts as a bridge between all transport industry stakeholders, from identifying NFC roadblocks to enabling a seamless integration of NFC by providing all players with the information andRead more »