Tag: Internet of Things

NFC-based Mobile Ticketing

  By Namrta Bangia, Associate Director, Global Mass Transit and NFC Forum Guest Blogger   Key takeaways from the VISIONFC Transport Summit NFC Forum organised the VISIONFC Transport Summit in June, 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The half-dayRead more »

A Look Back at Mobile World Congress 2017

Just back from a busy and productive member meeting and have had some time to reflect on how strong NFC technology has been showing this year.   Barcelona in late winter is synonymous with MWC 2017 — or Mobile World Congress 2017, and itRead more »

From The Nifty Nine Finalists to The Thrilling Three Top Winners: NFC Innovation Award Winners Revealed

Speech Code‘s Talking Labels Help the Blind; Khushi Baby’s Mobile Medical App Enables India’s Clinicians to Monitor Infant Health, and Dimple’s Shortcut Buttons Accelerate Mobile Access It is said that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but the NFC Forum turnedRead more »

Key Takeaway:  Should the NFC Forum Work To Improve Service Level Solutions in Bus Operations?

I recently spoke at a private seminar held for members of the Common IC Card for Bus Operations Association in Tokyo, Japan in my role as Chairman of the NFC Forum. About 40 people attended, most of whom were busRead more »

SOVA Guard Tour System

Offering a mobile security solution with NFC checkpoints that are scanned to provide proof of presence and track security officers around a hotel

Confidex Links

Confidex Links™ – is world first truly modular NFC tag portfolio for high-volume smart ad campaigns and smart package applications.


MASTIS is a Cloud-based facilities management system.
MASTIS monitors and manages an organization’s assets using the latest IoT & mobile technologies.
MASTIS allows building owners to create and track work orders for maintenance activities.
MASTIS also offers the ability to create barcodes with pre-printed asset tags labeled with QR codes and NFC (Near-Field Communication) technology. The system’s mobile application can scan these tags to retrieve information about work assigned to the asset and images.

IDEAL Talking Tags

IDEAL Talking Tags is a talking label maker/reader application, designed in support of accommodating the access needs of individuals who are blind.

It is available from the Google Play Store for free. IDEAL Talking Tags is based on Apps4Android’s Near Field Communication (NFC) Tec-Tiles. For more information please see: http://youtu.be/OhOWyLujGxg

The minimum hardware and firmware requirements for running the application is an Android, Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled, smartphone running Android V4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

Talking labels can provide audible guidance in identifying a variety of different items including clothing, food containers, and other household products. Talking labels can also provide audible guidance in identifying and taking medications. Talking labels are often used by individuals with vision-impairments.

Apps4Android, Inc. is a Social Entrepreneurship Company and the world’s largest developer of free Android assistive technology apps in support of individuals with disabilities with 21+ installations in 214 countries.

“NFC Everywhere” at CES 2017

Four Great Customer Experiences Brought To You By NFC @ CES NFC technology remained a hot topic at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) again this year. Over 175,000 people descended on Las Vegas earlier this month. The lines were long.Read more »

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 »