Indiegogo – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:24:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Indiegogo – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 IBM’s Watson integrates Visa Token Service to enable tokenized payments on connected devices https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/02/16/350270/ibms-watson-integrates-visa-token-service-enable-tokenized-payments-connected-devices/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:02:55 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=50270 IBM is to integrate Visa Token Service into its Watson IoT cognitive technology platform to enable payments to be embedded into “any device connected to the Internet of Things (IoT)”, with all of IBM’s Watson IoT Platform customers gaining access to Visa payment services via IBM’s cloud service — rather than businesses needing to be […]

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US startup raises funds for multipurpose smart wallet https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/05/26/345084/us-startup-raises-funds-multipurpose-smart-wallet/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/05/26/345084/us-startup-raises-funds-multipurpose-smart-wallet/#comments Thu, 26 May 2016 14:44:38 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=45084 US startup Spendwallet is raising funds on Indiegogo for an electronic wallet device that can store up to 20 magnetic stripe cards and will let the owner make payments at the point of sale using the company’s self-developed Magnetic Flux Emulation (MFE) technology.

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Liber8 raises funds for e-ink bracelet that uses NFC to change designs https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/02/16/334135/liber8-raises-funds-e-ink-bracelet-uses-nfc-change-designs/ Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:43:03 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=34135 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 fundraising target on Indiegogo and is now set to go into production. The battery-free Tago Arc bracelet is to be […]

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FitLinxx unveils 24/7 wearable fitness device https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/01/14/333505/fitlinxx-unveils-247-wearable-fitness-device/ Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:37:59 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=33505 FitLinxx has begun taking pre-orders for AmpStrip, a 24/7 wearable device that sends a range of health and fitness data direct to a user’s smartphone using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Waterproof and rechargeable, it sticks to the torso and tracks heart rate, physical activity, exercise load, skin temperature and posture. AmpStrip measures 3.5 inches long, […]

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Smartwatch with iris recognition and NFC seeks funding https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/07/08/330198/smartwatch-iris-recognition-nfc-seeks-funding/ Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:33:00 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=30198 Crowdfunding is being sought for an NFC-enabled smartwatch that features iris recognition technology, letting wearers identify themselves and unlock services using their unique biometric data. The iris pattern capture and verification process takes less than two seconds, developer Fidelys says, and the device will also feature a heart rate monitor, pedometer, Bluetooth Low Energy communication and wireless […]

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Dauntless sets out to track world’s food supply with NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/05/15/329156/dauntless-sets-track-worlds-food-supply-nfc/ Thu, 15 May 2014 11:17:20 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=29156 A US startup is seeking funds for a service that tracks produce all the way from farm to supermarket shelf, ultimately letting consumers tap a tag on a bag of coffee to see the farm on which it was grown and trace its journey. Dauntless Software uses NFC phones and tags to track a farmer’s produce […]

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Dimple to offer NFC sticker with four customizable buttons https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/04/30/328886/dimple-offer-nfc-sticker-four-customizable-buttons/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/04/30/328886/dimple-offer-nfc-sticker-four-customizable-buttons/#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:11:34 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=28886 US-based startup Dimple has developed a US$27 sticker for Android NFC smartphones which contains four buttons that the user can personalize to perform their choice of NFC quick actions. “The buttons can do numerous tasks including launching apps and app drawers, controlling settings, starting and stopping music, and much more,” Dimple says. “A plug-in framework can […]

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Implantable NFC tag seeks funding https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/10/30/326611/implantable-nfc-tag-seeks-funding/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/10/30/326611/implantable-nfc-tag-seeks-funding/#comments Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:11:07 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=26611 Biohacking startup Dangerous Things is seeking to raise US$8,000 on crowd sourcing website Indiegogo to begin producing an implantable NFC tag that can be used to unlock phones, open doors and share contact details with friends. The xNT tag is an NFC Type 2 tag that is encased in a 2mm by 12mm cylindrical Schott […]

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Game Golf launches wearable NFC to help golfers’ game https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/03/05/322881/game-golf-launches-wearable-nfc-to-help-golfers-game/ Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:02:07 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=22881 “Existing golf technologies only provide technology that helps on the course, but we provide the complete package, giving you everything you need to improve your game and compete before, during and after you take to the course," says CEO John McGuire.

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Scanther offers merchant tags https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/02/23/322508/scanther-offers-merchant-tags/ Sat, 23 Feb 2013 15:55:24 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=22508 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 and NFC-enabled counter signs, window decals and table top signs that link directly to a custom mobile-optimized website.

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