News about Advertising and NFC.
May 22nd, 2013
Blockbuster movie Star Trek Into Darkness is being promoted at four US airports via displays equipped with NFC marketing specialist Blue Bite's mTag platform. Using Clear Channel Outdoor and JCDecaux displays and in partnership with...
May 20th, 2013
Outdoor wear manufacturer JanSport is running an advertising campaign across New York City combining Blue Bite's mTag NFC platform, San Francisco-based Teak's signage and out-of-home media buyer Kinetic's consultancy. Deployed on Cemusa newsstands and transit...
May 16th, 2013
Taxi ad network Creative Mobile Technologies has agreed a deal with NFC marketing specialist Blue Bite to use its mTag platform for advertising in 5,000 US cabs. Passengers see video or static messages on CMT's...
May 1st, 2013
"We are passionate about giving our customers new games and more ways to play so this campaign will let people have a little bit of fun while commuting," says Paul Meadows, the UK leisure company's head of brand.
April 25th, 2013
Outdoor advertising company Clear Channel has launched 'Human vs Machine', a quiz game designed to begin getting consumers used to the idea of interacting with its new network of 10,000 advertising panels equipped with NFC...
April 25th, 2013
Mall media operator Eye has announced a partnership with NFC specialist Zappit to power the next generation of its Amplify mobile advertising platform. The Amplify solution will be deployed across the company's network of 3,100...
April 16th, 2013
Finnish tag supplier NFC Netstore is to provide its Contact Point durable NFC tags to Deutsche Bahn for the rail operator's Touch&Travel national NFC ticketing scheme. Regional transportation operator RMV has already installed 25,000 of the new tags across the Frankfurt region.
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...
April 12th, 2013
The Tap4Offers platform has been installed in 360 of the UK rail operator's carriages and platform provider KBH plans to extend the service to 6,000 carriages operated by eleven rail service providers later this year.
April 10th, 2013
Only 8% of European consumers are aware of NFC technology, up just 2% from a year ago, a survey of 9,000 people in six European countries has found. QR Codes, meanwhile, recorded a 14% rise...
April 8th, 2013
"We are still in the early days of NFC in Sweden and we are far from mass market when it comes to smartphone penetration," technology provider Tapit's Niklas Bakos told NFC World. "Yet, we are already seeing as much NFC tags as QR codes being used in our recent campaigns. Just imagine when the penetration of smartphones increases in Sweden; the potential for NFC is huge."
March 25th, 2013
Mobile network operator Orange has teamed up with outdoor advertising company Insert to enable fans to download information about the new album by French artist Zazie as well as purchase it from their mobile phones.
March 14th, 2013
Fast food chain KFC, the new Danny Boyle movie Trance and the West End musical The Bodyguard are the first to take advantage of out-of-home media owner Clear Channel's new platform.
March 13th, 2013
Interactive sign maker Signbox has chosen Proxama's TapPoint platform to deliver smart poster campaigns using its Enlighten NFC displays. The new partnership "creates a powerful and persuasive product offer for brand custodians, retailers and campaign...
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...
March 11th, 2013
The video advertising display owner will be using NFC specialist Blue Bite's mTag platform to offer advertisers the ability to provide shoppers with access to content downloads, web-based games, promotions and more via NFC and QR codes.
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...
February 25th, 2013
Microsoft is promoting its Office 365 service via a smart poster campaign, using Tapit's NFC platform. Consumers can tap their NFC phone to the poster, or scan a QR code, to enter a competition to...
February 23rd, 2013
US startup Scanther is raising funds on Indiegogo for a combined mobile website plus NFC tag package for independent retailers. The service is designed to enable small merchants to market their businesses via QR, SMS...
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.