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    Liber8 raises funds for e-ink bracelet that uses NFC to change designs

    February 16th, 2015

    A bracelet that combines an e-ink display with NFC to let the wearer change its design by simply selecting an image on a mobile app and tapping their smartphone against the bracelet has beaten its… More

    Yota adds NFC to its dual display phone

    February 24th, 2014

    Russian phone maker Yota Devices is to offer a new version of its YotaPhone, a handset that comes with two displays — this time a 5-inch full HD Amoled screen at the front plus a… More

    Vanguard offers NFC bag tag that texts its location to the owner

    November 6th, 2013

    Vanguard ID Systems has developed a weatherproof NFC luggage tag with an e-ink display that can be updated each time a traveller takes a flight and provides owners with information on their bag’s location throughout… More

    BA pilots NFC bag tags

    November 4th, 2013

    British Airways has begun testing a reusable digital luggage tag that contains an e-ink display and can be updated via NFC with new flight information each time a passenger travels. Nokia Lumia handsets are being used by Microsoft employees during the one month trial at Heathrow Terminal 5. All smartphones will be supported when the service goes live, BA says.

    Researchers demonstrate e-ink display powered by NFC

    August 20th, 2013

    Researchers from Intel Labs, the University of Washington and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed an e-ink display that is powered purely by NFC. More

    British Airways to offer NFC luggage tags

    July 3rd, 2013

    British Airways has announced it will be launching an electronic luggage tag that houses support for NFC next year. The product will be trialled over the next few months. Using the British Airways mobile app,… More

    AMS ships NFC interface chip for electronic devices

    May 15th, 2013

    Chip maker AMS has announced full availability of a new NFC chip which is designed to be integrated into a wide range of electronic devices to enable them to interact with NFC phones. The AS3953,… More

    Jogtek launches passive NFC shelf-edge labels

    March 12th, 2013

    Taiwan-based RFID specialist Jogtek has launched a range of NFC-enabled shelf-edge labels that work without a battery. The passive labels can be updated via an NFC phone and can also be used by NFC phone users… More

    NFC news in brief • 17 May 2011

    May 17th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: US files lawsuit against Verifone/Hypercom deal • iPhone 5 unlikely to support NFC payments, says analyst • ‘Paper’ phone unveiled • Vivotech adds NFC to mag stripe terminals • Hashable adds NFC to contacts app • Sequent raises funds • Connecthings invests in Lifera • and more… More