News stories featuring Think&Go NFC:
May 27th, 2015
French supermarket giant Carrefour is piloting an LED in-store lighting system in its Lille hypermarket that sends location-based services, offers and promotions to a shopper’s smartphone anywhere across the 7,800 square metre shop floor. For the…
March 12th, 2015
Customers at a Carrefour hypermarket in Paris are now able to use their smartwatch to access their digital shopping list, tick off items as they go and receive loyalty points when they check out. The…
October 1st, 2013
Giphar, a French association of independent pharmacies, is to pilot an in-store NFC experience that allows consumers to use an NFC phone to receive tailored information about individual pharmacy products. The NFC Pharma app, developed…
September 11th, 2013
A consortium of 11 French organisations, including NFC specialist Think&Go NFC, are to develop a range of digital services designed to help the elderly and partially sighted remain autonomous in their daily lives. The é-change…
June 20th, 2013
Think&Go NFC has unveiled a phone-to-screen video game that makes use of its Dynamic NFC-Screen. Players use their NFC phone to control the game and collect points by touching six tags spread across the screen,…
May 22nd, 2013
Think&Go has announced that Orange and mobile phone retailer Avenir Telecom are to trial its Dynamic NFC-Screens, which allow information to be transferred from a video screen to NFC phones. Orange will showcase the screens at a major sports event while Avenir will pilot the screens in Marseille. The screens will be commercially available from June 2013 with prices starting at €3,000.
April 15th, 2013
The winners of this year’s Wima NFC competition have been announced — with Think&Go NFC scooping three awards. The NFC retail specialist’s Tim Baker picked up awards for Best Retail Solution for NFC Shopping and Best Marketing…
February 28th, 2013
Think&Go NFC has picked up first prize in the GSMA’s NFC Challenge at Mobile World Congress 2013 for its Dynamic NFC-Screen, a display technology that enables NFC phone users to interact with video promotions, collect coupons, download content, navigate through advertising media and add products to a mobile shopping basket. “GSMA judges described it as a real wow effect for NFC”, says Think&Go’s Tim Baker.
February 25th, 2013
Think&Go NFC is demonstrating a new NFC device from technology provider Famoco at Mobile World Congress 2013. The Famoco FX 100 Series is an Android-based device which can operate in all three NFC modes — tag…
February 20th, 2013
The display technology enables NFC phone users to interact with video promotions, to collect coupons, download content, navigate through advertising media and add products to a mobile shopping basket.
January 14th, 2013
Retail specialist Think&Go NFC has introduced a new version of its NFC Shopping system at the NRF tradeshow in New York. The system, launched in April 2011, is a cross-channel solution that offers shoppers extra information…
September 12th, 2012
Shoppers at the French supermarket chain’s Les Belles Feuilles branch in Paris will be able to use shelf-edge labels equipped with NFC tags to obtain details of each of 25,000 products on offer, scan items into their basket and then checkout by simply tapping their NFC phone to a reader attached to the retailer’s cash register.
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.
February 27th, 2012
The Italian mobile network operator is to work with French technology cluster Pole SCS on the development of a range of innovative NFC services which will be introduced first in the city of Milan from later this year.
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….
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.
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.
January 10th, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: ATM top-ups for travel cards • Visa adds mobile app • New boss for Mobey Forum • Washington Metro to go contactless • Square worth $200M? • Madrid picks Mifare Desfire EV1 • Think&Go NFC gets funding • Enstream adds Western Union to Zoompass • All Google staff to get NFC phones?
November 26th, 2010
Think&Go NFC has launched a call for NFC innovators to apply for up to 300 NFC devices to use in near field communication pilot tests. The devices will include Morpho’s NFC Mobile Wallet, TwinLinx’s MyMax…
November 15th, 2010
The near field communication specialist is offering a turnkey package that includes NFC application software and the opportunity to rent NFC add-ons so that all of a company’s customers in a particular location can be cost-effectively equipped to take part in a trial.
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