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    Samsung Pay records net loss of US$16.8m in 2015

    March 8th, 2016

    Samsung Pay has recorded a net loss of US$16.8m since the mobile payment service was unveiled in March 2015, despite attracting approximately five million users in South Korea and the US in its first six months…. More

    For Sale boards get BLE

    May 12th, 2014

    US start-up RealtyBeacon is making it possible for real estate agents to deliver details about a property for sale to potential buyers as they drive by, by adding Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons to their ‘For Sale’ boards. Each reusable beacon is waterproof, attaches magnetically to a sign and costs US$29. Agents also pay a US$10 monthly fee to manage their network.

    Winkworth estate agents adds NFC keyrings in London

    June 10th, 2013

    Estate agent Winkworth‘s Knightsbridge, Chelsea and Belgravia office is using NFC keyrings to deliver detailed information about properties to customers. The keyrings, which contain embedded NFC tags supplied by content management platform provider Tamoco, have… More

    NFC house buying system promises more privacy for sellers

    April 11th, 2013

    Academics from the School of Computing and Mathematics at Plymouth University have developed an NFC tag platform that allows sellers to promote their property in a more discreet way than the traditional ‘for sale’ board. NFC… More

    NFC ‘for sale’ signs to appear across the UK

    November 8th, 2011

    NFC tags and QR codes are being added as a standard feature on UK real estate agency chain Strutt & Parker’s property ‘for sale’ signs. More

    Estate agents get NFC boards

    October 17th, 2011

    UK estate agency software specialist Inteeka‘s new Move St division has launched Smartboards, compact weather-proof smart posters designed to attach to the agents’ boards displayed outside houses for sale. The Smartboards feature a custom URL, a QR code and an NFC tag, all of which send inquirers through the company’s web-based redirection service to the property details.