Tag: NFC tags
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 »
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 »
For years, the transport needs of the Republic of Ireland have been served by a patchwork of public and private bus lines, light rail trams, and a national rail system. That nationwide network began to come together in 2011, whenRead more »
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 »
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.
If the recently concluded CES 2016 show in Las Vegas is any indication, our lives will soon be filled with Oomis , My UVPatches , Smart Suits , and a host of other technological wonders that benefit from the power and convenience of NFC technology.Read more »
The NFC Forum has unveiled a new mission statement that reflects the evolving focus of our work as the market for NFC grows and matures: The NFC Forum brings the convenience of NFC technology to life. We empower organizations toRead more »
Wearables – from smartwatches to fitness trackers – are hot. According to analyst firm CCS Insight , the wearable device market will generate $12 billion in 2015 – and more than double to $25 billion by 2019. That also includes wearable cameras, virtual reality headsets,Read more »
Energy savings. Better health and fitness tracking. Greater convenience. Improved security. The Internet of Things is already providing these and other major benefits to early-adopting consumers who have invested in connected security systems, thermostats, lighting, wearables, and appliances. And there’sRead more »