A further 24 organisations have also joined the NFC standards association, including Huawei, Interac and Fujitsu.
NFC standards association the NFC Forum has announced that Canon, HP, and Yahoo! Japan have joined the organization as principal members. Infineon Technologies has raised its membership level from associate to principal member and a further 24 companies have joined as new associate, implementer or non-profit members.
The new associate members include:
- Canvasm Technologies
- Dialog Semiconductor
- Huawei Technologies
- Integrated Device Technology (IDT)
- Interac Association/Acxsys Corporation
- Nordic Semiconductor
- Polar Electro
- Stonestreet One
- Zebra Technologies
The new implementer members are:
- Advanced Card Systems
- Athena SCS
- Bury Sp. z o.o.
- GN Netcom A/S
- Samsung SDS
“Our newest principal members span the NFC ecosystem, bringing us their perspectives as global leaders in the consumer electronics, information technology, semiconductor, and internet industries,” says Koichi Tagawa, chairman of the NFC Forum. “They, along with our new associate, implementer, and non-profit members, will contribute greatly to furthering the adoption of NFC technology and strengthening the knowledge base and impact of the NFC Forum.”