January 16th, 2012
The mobile network operator will begin commercial NFC services from the end of January with partners including Japan Airlines, credit card issuers, loyalty programme providers and retailers.
December 18th, 2011
The new XPand NFC expansion pack for the XP3300 Force ultra-rugged phone is designed for workforces in the security guarding, commercial cleaning services, mass transportation, field equipment maintenance and domiciliary healthcare industries.
December 15th, 2011
A new research report by Sarah Clark, editor of NFC World, sets out the current state of play in the international NFC market, explains the critical factors for success, identifies the issues that remain to be resolved and analyses the opportunities for growth in the year ahead.
December 1st, 2011
Visitors to the Musei Capitolini in Rome can use their NFC smartphones to scan tags on around 300 art works to get detailed information on each exhibit. Those without NFC enabled phones can borrow one...
November 29th, 2011
The Casio IT-9000 is designed for applications that require on the spot printing, such as receipts for mobile retail transactions, receipts and tickets for public transportation, as well as for meter reading, proof of delivery and queue busting operations.
November 21st, 2011
Citizens living in the eastern Indian state of Bihar are to be issued with contactless 'e-Shakti' cards they can use to access virtual bank branches equipped with NFC technology.
September 28th, 2011
The medical communications specialist, which counts 62% of US hospitals among its clients, is working with Poken to provide new ways for hospitals to improve the way they communicate with patients.
September 20th, 2011
The ultra-rugged phone maker's first NFC handset offers special features designed for tough commercial applications.
September 16th, 2011
The DT-X8 with RFID is designed for use in warehouses, ticketing and security applications and includes support for ISO 15693 RFID tags as well as ISO 14443 A/B, FeliCa and Mifare NFC tags and cards.
September 9th, 2011
The APSIS4All project plans to use cutting edge technologies including NFC to make it easier for the elderly and the disabled to make use of ticket vending machines, public information kiosks, cash dispensers and other self-service terminals.
September 6th, 2011
The digital marketing agency is inviting developers, programmers and hackers to take part in a 48-hour NFC 'hackathon' in Boston later this month.
August 16th, 2011
Visitors to the museum can find out more about particular exhibits, access vouchers, book tickets and connect via social media.
July 22nd, 2011
The new system could be used, Fujitsu suggests, to make it easy for executives attending a meeting to download presentation materials and meeting notes as well as to transfer them between phones and display equipment.
June 29th, 2011
The hi-tech version of a traditional murder mystery game uses NFC phones and tags to allow participants to discover clues hidden around a venue and to accuse their choice of suspect.
June 6th, 2011
Technical specifications have been finalised, the French government is providing €20m to promote the adoption of NFC services and four mobile network operators and four banks have announced they will deploy NFC services nationally in the spring of 2012.
March 20th, 2011
Visitors to the recent Sundance Film Festival were able to take part in Pandemic 1.0, a virtual treasure hunt set in a fictional world that brought together NFC phones and tags, social media and a real-world mission control set up to look like a disease-control hub.
March 15th, 2011
NFC Business Models white paper sets out the key issues involved in introducing mobile wallet services
The new white paper introduces a number of concepts that are fundamental to understanding the NFC market opportunity and includes details of ten of the most important findings from our NFC Business Models research report.
January 27th, 2011
"The companies that succeed will be those that take the time to gain an understanding of the needs of each of the parties involved and then design an infrastructure that provides a win:win:win solution for all," according to our new 'NFC Business Models' research report, which officially launches today.
November 29th, 2010
The company aims to kickstart commercial NFC services by acting as a broker between mobile network operators and service providers — Ericsson IPX plans to pay operators to rent space on their SIM cards and then sub-let it to a range of service providers.
November 24th, 2010
The deadline for submitting papers for consideration for presentations at next year's Wima conference, to be held in Monaco in April, is 3 December. Anyone who wishes to make a presentation at the Wima 2011...