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    RapidNFC offers NFC cable ties for easy asset tagging

    January 26th, 2016

    PARTNER NEWS: Bespoke NFC tag supplier and manufacturer RapidNFC has expanded its range to include NFC asset tags that are designed to make it easy to tag a wide range of assets from cables to shelving and machinery. More

    Santa’s little helpers adopt NFC technology

    December 16th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Children visiting Santa’s Grotto in Blarney Woollen Mills, Ireland, are being given NFC wristbands that are pre-encoded with information provided by their parents. As the child approaches the grotto, the wristband gets scanned by an elf and Santa’s “naughty or nice” book is automatically updated with the information so that he can talk to the children on a personal level. More

    RapidNFC reports rise in demand for NFC within care sector

    November 5th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Bespoke NFC tag supplier and manufacturer RapidNFC has reported a substantial rise in the use of NFC within the care sector. “From April 2015 to September 2015, we have seen an incredible 164% rise in sales from the prior six months to both care providers and companies who provide tags and software solutions to care providers,” the company writes in a blog post.

    RapidNFC offers NFC jewellery tags for product authentication

    September 17th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: NFC tag specialist RapidNFC has introduced an NFC Jewellery Tag designed for merchants to use on high-value products including watches, rings and necklaces. This will enable users to tap their NFC devices on… More

    RapidNFC provides NFC wristbands for payments at Vieilles Charrues music festival

    August 6th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Visitors to France’s largest music festival Vieilles Charrues had the opportunity to pay for refreshments during the event using an NFC payment system developed by ticketing solutions provider Weezevent that incorporated NFC wristbands supplied by RapidNFC. More

    Fans get contactless entry to football matches in Cyprus

    June 26th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Season ticket holders at a Cypriot first division football club will soon get into the team’s Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium on match day by tapping contactless keyfobs — or wristbands for younger supporters — against NFC turnstiles at the entrance.  More

    RapidNFC shows off tamper-proof tags

    May 8th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Tag supplier RapidNFC has introduced a tamper proof NFC tag designed to self-destruct if it is removed, stopping the tag being re-sited from one location to another and ensuring that a tag intended for a specific asset cannot be placed on another. More

    RapidNFC examines iPhone 6 tag reading issue

    October 1st, 2014

    PARTNER VIEWS: The question of whether or not Apple has included NFC tag reading and writing capabilities in the iPhone 6 is examined in a new blog post by NFC tag specialist RapidNFC. The article explains why the NFC antenna in a mobile phone needs to be more powerful for tag reading than for payments and concludes that “there’s nothing to indicate that such an antenna doesn’t exist within the phone. Even if nobody seems to have actually found it yet.”

    Apple NFC: No support for tags or pairing?

    September 10th, 2014

    An examination of the preview version of iOS 8 shows that there is currently no support in the operating system for NFC tag reading/writing and pairing, according to tag specialist RapidNFC. More

    Just Eat adds NFC window stickers

    June 10th, 2014

    Restaurants using UK online takeaway ordering service Just Eat are being provided with digital window stickers that promote the availability of the service. The stickers, supplied by RapidNFC, include an NFC tag and a QR code that let customers download the Just Eat mobile app with a tap or scan of their mobile phone.

    London taxi firm promotes app downloads with NFC and QR stickers

    May 20th, 2014

    Radio Taxis, one of London’s biggest taxi operators, is promoting downloads of its mobile app by placing NFC and QR code stickers in its 2,500 vehicles. Scanning or tapping the stickers provides passengers with a direct… More

    Warner Music distributes NFC guitar picks to fans

    April 29th, 2014

    Fans attending gigs by Warner Music act The Wild Feathers have been provided with guitar picks containing an NFC tag. These could then be used to enter a competition, share content via social media and… More

    RapidNFC adds NTAG213 stickers

    December 4th, 2013

    Online retailer RapidNFC has begun offering NFC tags containing NXP’s NTAG213, an NFC chip with added security features, 144 bytes of user memory and a counter that stores how many times it has been read. The tag is available in both clear and white sticker format and can be purchased directly from RapidNFC’s website.

    RapidNFC offers NFC Christmas cards

    September 25th, 2013

    Tag supplier RapidNFC has teamed up with London-based Freestyle Print to offer a range of Christmas cards that include an NFC tag programmed with a link to the sender’s choice of digital content. Each tag… More

    Maplin and RapidNFC bring NFC tags to the high street

    September 10th, 2013

    UK electronics retailer Maplin has teamed with RapidNFC to bring NFC tags to the British high street through its 200 stores. The chain will stock RapidNFC’s NFC Retail Pack range, including the popular Multicolour Mini… More

    RapidNFC adds postcards with built in tags

    August 22nd, 2013

    Tag supplier RapidNFC has launched a range of customisable postcards with NFC. NXP NTAG203 tags are integrated into the postcards using a lamination process developed by London-based Freestyle Print that allows marketing materials to be… More

    RapidNFC adds NXP NTAG210 to its range

    May 16th, 2013

    NFC tag supplier RapidNFC has added tags based on NXP’s next-generation NTAG210 IC to its product range. The chip, announced in October 2012, includes a range of built-in security features including password protection and an… More

    TxtNation and RapidNFC launch direct carrier billing with NFC

    April 23rd, 2013

    The new platform allows consumers to charge the cost of small purchases to their mobile phone bill by tapping tags affixed to promotional merchandise, advertising displays, posters and products as well as tags built into key fobs, pens and more. More

    South Downs Way gets NFC sign posts

    January 11th, 2013

    “There are fascinating landscapes across the National Park where it’s just not appropriate to put up large display panels,” says the trail officer for the 100-mile walking route across the south of England. “By ‘tapping in’ to these small signs smartphone users will be able to discover all sorts of information about the land they’re walking through.” More

    RapidNFC adds NFC beer mats

    August 7th, 2012

    NFC tag supplier RapidNFC has partnered with UK-based printer Rutland Print to introduce beer mats that incorporate an NFC tag. The cardboard coasters, used in pubs to catch drips from drinkers’ glasses, can be full… More

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