Nineteen additional companies from fourteen countries have signed up to become members of the NFC Forum.
The list of new members is headed by fabless semiconductor supplier Marvell Technology and Canadian mobile network operator Rogers Communications, both of which have joined the forum as Principal Members.
New Associate Members include Blackboard, Consult Hyperion, Deutsche Bahn Mobility Logistics, Micropross, Murata Manufacturing, SGS, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), China’s Telecommunication Metrology Center (TMC) and Zapa Technology.
Four organisations have also joined the NFC Forum in the non-profit membership category. They are Center for Internet Excellence, National Retail Federation — Association for Retail Technology Standards (NRF-ARTS), NetPort.Karlshamn and Spain’s Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca — Club de Innovacion.