October 11th, 2011
"The goal is to get rid of those forms we all dislike to fill out when we get to the doctor's office, thereby speeding up the process, making it more convenient for the patient and increasing data accuracy," says Steve McRae, CEO of PatientID+ partner Merchant360.
October 3rd, 2011
The innovative sleep disorder monitoring service is now available to T-Mobile USA subscribers equipped with a Nokia Astound NFC phone.
September 30th, 2011
The company's new solution is designed to enable standard NFC phones to be used instead of specialist equipment to monitor temperature-sensitive goods while they are in transit.
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 nurses use their NFC phones to track and manage home healthcare visits, in one of the world's longest established commercial NFC services.
September 6th, 2011
The Casino supermarket chain is testing the use of NFC tags as a way for visually impaired and physically disabled customers to obtain product details including pricing and ingredient lists.
August 15th, 2011
High-end custom keyboard supplier Key Source International has announced a new device with an option to include NFC technology. The KSI-1700 keyboard comes with a number of mix-and-match options for building in security and authentication...
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.
May 19th, 2011
A new NFC solution from Gentag and The Core Institute is designed to reduce healthcare costs by providing patients with a way to self-monitor their recovery after an operation so they can be discharged earlier from hospital.
May 6th, 2011
Connectivity specialists MobiWire have teamed up with a health technology provider to introduce NFC to remote patient care by providing real-time communication and information transfer between visiting care workers and their offices. Working with UK-based...
May 2nd, 2011
Healthcare technology firm Cypak and New Jersey's Meridian Health have come together to unveil a tool to monitor potential sleep disorders using discreet NFC-based technology — with more capabilities to come.
April 24th, 2011
The new system combines NFC tags placed on product labels and shelf-edges with a 'preference engine' stored on a consumer's mobile phone so that, for instance, shoppers can be alerted if a food product contains an ingredient they are allergic to or does not meet their pre-set shopping preferences.
April 22nd, 2011
The Austrian R&D company's new textile tags use an antenna that can be woven into fabrics during manufacture, opening up a new market where NFC phones can be used to interact with fashion garments, workwear and a host of other new applications.
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.
March 11th, 2011
Thousands of families in the poverty-stricken island nation of Haiti are receiving life-saving clean water with the help of near field communication technology.
February 10th, 2011
The US$119 GT-601 NFC handset is designed for "people who are concerned only with basic voice communication, mobile payments, social networks, and diagnostics using a low-cost mobile wireless device," says Gentag.
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.