Research & Best Practices
The information compiled here represents the best research and best practices designed to help organizations understand how to implement NFC technology.
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 Transport 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 and tools they need to succeed. Significant progressRead more »
April 25, 2016
Read the NFC Forum Public Transport Solutions April Update that includes information on NFC Forum’s public transport interoperability solutions including: specifications, application and how to procure compliant devices. This update was provided by the NFC Forum Transport SIG . Contact SIG Chairs Cord Bartels or Joerg Schmidt with questions or for moreRead more »
March 22, 2016
Learn about latest harmonization efforts of the NFC Forum Transport SIG with GSMA and the Smart Ticketing Alliance in the Joint Position Paper on Interoperability of NFC Mobile Devices. Read the GSMA, NFC Forum, Smart Ticketing Alliance joint statement issued March 2016. Questions about these documents should be directed to Cord Bartels , Co-Chair of the NFC Forum Transport SIG. If you’d likeRead more »
November 25, 2015
This infographic is part of a white paper prepared by the Retail and Payment SIGS titled: U.S. Retailers: Why You’re Not as Ready as You Think for Today’s Retail Payments Migration . Download the white paper here .