NXP Semiconductors shipped 125m NFC chips for smartphones and tablets in 2012, beating previous projections. The chip maker's figures received a boost when Samsung shipped 40m Galaxy S III smartphones equipped with NXP chips in the final six months of the year. Samsung is, however, believed to be using Broadcom NFC technology in the new Galaxy S4.
- Karbonn adds NFC phone
- EZ-Link app lets transit users top up cards via NFC
- Giraffe restaurants offer NFC treats
- Edmonton mall goes NFC
- Join us next week for a free webinar on NFC toys and games