News stories featuring YouTube:
June 9th, 2015
US houseware and home furnishing retailer Williams-Sonoma has launched a four-part video series that uses YouTube’s new “shoppable” technology to allow its online shoppers to buy the showcased products with a click through Visa Checkout. The first video is now live online while the following three will follow later this summer.
February 25th, 2014
Sony Music is using NFC to promote artist Foxes’ new single ‘Let Go for Tonight’, using NFC-enabled standees placed at the point of sale in coffee shops located around London’s Oxford Street. By tapping their…
August 27th, 2013
Marketing agency The Picture Works is promoting The Lone Ranger and The Way, Way Back in bars and restaurants in the Republic of Ireland using illuminated posters containing NFC tags. “We currently have two live campaigns…
April 9th, 2013
Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-GF6, a 16 megapixel compact camera with WiFi and NFC functionality. The launch follows the introduction of the NFC-enabled ZS30 and TS5 earlier this year. The added connectivity allows snappers…
March 12th, 2013
Samsung Electronics Australia has launched an ad campaign for the Galaxy Note II that makes use of NFC. The campaign, created by Australian digital agency Amnesia Razorfish, showcases work created by up-and-coming artists on the Galaxy…
March 5th, 2013
A startup is using NFC tags, printed to look like cassette tapes, to provide a modern day version of a traditional mixtape, enabling musicians, DJs and fans to share their favourite music via a new kind of physical media.
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.”
March 2nd, 2012
Blackberry maker RIM has produced a short film to show consumers some of the ways using an NFC smartphone can change their lives. NFC payments, physical and logical access control, ticketing, and retail loyalty applications are shown in the video, which has been watched over 200,000 times since it was posted on YouTube two days ago.
February 26th, 2012
Sony has unveiled two new Xperia NXT series handsets at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Like the Xperia S and Xperia Ion announced last month, the Xperia P comes with NFC — but there’s no…
February 24th, 2012
NXP is to showcase NFC applications from six partners at its booth at the Mobile World Congress next week: Part of the booth will be transformed into an NFC-based café. This, NXP partner Narian Technologies has told…
October 17th, 2011
Google has uploaded a video to YouTube that shows consumers using Google Wallet to make payments in a range of retail outlets in New York and in San Francisco. The video includes footage of Google…
November 15th, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Banks deploy OTP cards • Qantas expands next generation check-in • Visa and Gap tie coupons to purchasing • iPhone users max their cards • Subway picks Facecash • Nokia retrieves Symbian • Mobile coupons gain ground • Barclays reports contactless stats • and more…
July 29th, 2009
Students at BYU-Idaho will begin testing an NFC microSD solution from Rfinity in September.
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