October 12th, 2012
NFC World will be hosting a one hour webinar on "NFC in Access Control" on Thursday 25 October, and all readers are invited to participate free of charge. Daniel Bailin, director of strategic innovation at...
August 27th, 2012
Consumers buying a range of Panasonic appliances including washing machines, rice cookers, air conditioners, washer/driers, a microwave oven, a refrigerator and a range of healthcare devices will be able to interact with the devices using either an NFC phone or a Japanese Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet phone.
July 13th, 2012
Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) has licensed C-Sam's Mobile Transaction Platform (MTP) and announced the two companies will be working together to offer "a scalable and flexible mobile wallet solution to mobile operators, retailers and banks,...
June 21st, 2012
Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health (LAMH) is to roll out an NFC-based time and attendance system in a bid to improve patient care record keeping and reduce administrative overheads. The new service will use Skillweb's...
May 16th, 2012
A new consumer heart monitoring device that uses near field communication to pass test results to the user's Android NFC phone or tablet has been unveiled by Impak Health, a joint venture between Swedish chip...
May 8th, 2012
Global mobile commerce platform provider Ericsson IPX has announced an NFC Trusted Service Manager (TSM) development kit that allows secure NFC application developers to test their apps in a live, controlled environment. The development kit...
April 3rd, 2012
The food company's baby nutrition division in Singapore has released findings from a pilot project which has seen 400 NFC tags being placed in supermarkets, clinics and in homes to provide new mothers with information on a range of parenting and nutritional topics.
March 27th, 2012
Two of the twenty teams which took part in last weekend's Isobar Create London NFC app development event have received kick-starter funding they will be able to use to turn their apps into commercial products.
March 12th, 2012
The two firms are to provide doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals with a way to easily transfer digital medical images to the relevant exam room.
February 27th, 2012
The new UpTeq NFC SIM meets a flight of top level security requirements and, says the digital security firm, can be used to generate legally binding digital signatures as well as deliver both e-health and e-government services.
February 21st, 2012
Companies of all sizes and in a range of markets are finding that they are getting a return on their investment in Think&Go NFC's business-to-business Audit&Control solution within five to twelve months, the company reports....
February 17th, 2012
Accessibility app specialist Apps4Android has released Ideal Talking Tags, a free talking label maker and reader application for NFC phones running Android 4. Ideal Talking Tags allows the user to record messages on their phone...
February 13th, 2012
The Finnish R&D company's HearMeFeelMe project focused on how NFC could be used to improve the way elderly and visually impaired people interact with the world around them, including a system that allows product information to be recorded on an NFC tag and then read back to the user via an NFC phone.
February 1st, 2012
The NFC Forum is to hold a public exhibition of NFC technology during its quarterly members' meeting in Frankfurt next week. The industry standards organisation will put on the free-to-attend 'solutions showcase' event to demonstrate...
January 23rd, 2012
Enterprise barcode scanning specialist Skycore is adding NFC tag reading and writing capabilities to its codeREADr app for Android devices. The functionality is currently in beta and being trialled with customised versions of the app.
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.
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 25th, 2011
A concept NFC medical monitoring device has won an iF product design award. "MiniME connects biometric sensors placed on the body to track health stats using RFID and near field communication," MD+DI reports. "It measures...
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.