Mumbai movie fans tap for tix

Movie-goers at a multiplex in Mumbai, India can now book tickets, leave feedback and like the Cinemax theatre chain on Facebook after tapping smart posters or NFC enabled standees in the cinema foyer... More


Call for contributions: New report on mobile payments and the future of merchant transaction fees

The Mobile Wallet Report

The NFC World team has identified ten pressure points that suggest the arrival of mobile payments will result in a fundamental change in the overall cost of processing payments and the way in which merchants transaction fees are calculated — and we’d like to hear from anyone who is working on ways to use mobile technology to cut the cost of processing transactions at the point of sale. More





Finnish firms form NFC tag ecosystem

Tivit

Tivit, Finland’s strategic centre for science, technology and innovation, has initiated a ‘business ecosystem’ called FinnTag that aims to create new and improved ways of delivering NFC tag based digital services... More



Vodafone Australia sets out NFC payment plans

Vodafone Smartpass

“As early as next year, customers with NFC-enabled smartphones will be able to leave their wallets at home and pay for a morning coffee, an evening out with friends, or groceries, with their handset,” says the carrier’s head of strategy and business development. More





Microsoft promotes Halo 4 with NFC

Microsoft's Halo 4 NFC poster campaign

For the Australian launch of the latest edition of the best selling video game franchise, Microsoft has run an NFC-based scavenger hunt that saw limited edition prints being awarded to the first person to tap or scan in at each of 400 out-of-home advertising billboards located around Sydney and Melbourne. More










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