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    Statue wafts fragrance with NFC

    November 18th, 2013

    A statue that emits a whiff of scent when an NFC phone is tapped to it has been installed in the French town of Grasse, a leading centre for the perfume industry. The statue, created by artist Marina Latta and students at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis’ MBDS department, also offers photos, African music and a video of Latta explaining the artistic style’s origins.

    Sistel shows NFC aid for Alzheimer’s

    October 1st, 2013

    Wireless communications specialist Sistelnetworks has demonstrated how its vWand NFC stylus could be used to help sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease. The project, which has been tested at MBDS facilities at the University of Nice, enables patients to use the vWand to revisit personal memories triggered by NFC tags and see them on their preferred screen. A pilot is planned at a retirement home in Grasse.

    French government funds thirteen NFC and RFID innovation projects

    French government funds thirteen NFC and RFID innovation projects

    September 11th, 2009

    Plans to add NFC to Android phones, to develop a universal NFC wallet user interface and to test an NFC-based museum information system at the Pompidou Centre in Paris are amongst the projects that will receive grants worth a total of ‘several million euros’. More

    Nice to become France’s NFC City

    Nice to become France’s NFC City

    June 1st, 2009

    The city council has won funding from the French government for a ‘pre-commercial’ NFC test in partnership with three mobile operators plus transport operator Veolia and the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. More

    NFC Forum gets new board member, adds more associates

    NFC Forum gets new board member, adds more associates

    December 30th, 2008

    Membership of the NFC Forum is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Handset manufacturers, mobile service providers, payment services providers, chip makers, solution developers, municipalities and academic institutions have all recently joined up. More

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