Tag: IoT

Apple iOS 11 and Android Driving NFC Apps Market Forward at Faster Pace

Over the past month, the number of Near Field Communication (NFC) apps in Apple’s App Store has doubled as 28 new reader/writer apps have been released or updated. Apple saw its number of NFC-related apps increase from 26 to 54Read more »

Transforming the Retail Consumer Experience with NFC

Retail is transforming before our eyes. While industry experts will continue to argue over whether traditional retail is actually in crisis, it’s crystal clear that retail has entered a period of significant disruption. For savvy brands and retailers of all types,Read more »

NFC Forum Members: A Call for Action

Most are familiar with the internationally recognized and acclaimed United States President John F. Kennedy’s famous statement, “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” This galvanizing, electrifying request for participation andRead more »

IoT and NFC: The Fun Starts This Fall With Public Release of iOS 11

Our brief respite from the fevered excitement in the technology industry around Apple’s iOS 11 beta announcement – particularly, in my opinion, as it relates to Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is over. I say “brief” because if history provesRead more »

NFC and The Internet of Mysterious Things With IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca

IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca published a new book that uses NFC tags on every page. I had the chance to speak with Lisa about NFC and her new book called “ The Internet of Mysterious Things ”. The interview is below.    Read more »

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 members agreed to focus and accelerate efforts on payments, IoT and transportation NFC initiatives.  The weeklong meeting in Toyko was attended by 150 companies and featured a”Tap Into NFC” seminar and an NFC product showcase.  The purpose of theRead more »