NXP backs two new IoT development platforms

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PARTNER NEWS: NXP has put its support behind two new reference platforms that will enable “innovation and rapid development” for smart wearables. The platforms target a range of internet of things (IoT) applications with open-source hardware and software, form-factor flexibility and expandable solutions for designers to adapt to changing market needs. More









Hanakai Studio seeks funding for Prodigy NFC game

The Prodigy NFC role playing game

French games developer Hanakai Studio has launched a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter for a role playing video game (RPG) that uses NFC-enabled rings, figurines, cards and an interactive board to allow players to interact with an on-screen world “without using any keyboard, mouse or joypad”... More


TagTalk crowdfunds NFC gift tags

Tagtalk's NFC gift tags

Canadian startup TagTalk has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a range of interactive gift tags that allow the sender to upload a voice note, photo or video that the recipient can access by tapping their NFC phone on the tag... More




Peel-off NFC tags seek Kickstarter funding

nfcTack aims to make sticky residue a thing of the past

A California-based startup is seeking US$8,000 by 1 February in order to put into production nfcTack and nfcPad, two new NFC tag products that use “nano suction” pads to attach to surfaces — rather than standard adhesives that can leave marks when they are removed... More


Bluenio proposes connected card

Startup Bluenio is raising funds on Kickstarter for a connected NFC card that links with the owner’s smartphone via Bluetooth 4.0 to enable a wide range of functions including two factor authentication, mobile keys and fitness tracking... More


NFC jewellery to share contacts

Siignia iiD NFC jewellery prototype

Technology startup Siignia is to begin raising funds on Kickstarter “in a few weeks” for iiD, an item of silver jewellery that can be worn in a number of ways and contains an NFC tag which can be used to share contact information... More


NFC on the cards for Moonga

Software developer Everdreamsoft is seeking US$75,000 in crowdfunding to produce physical versions of its Moonga online trading cards, enabling gamers to continue earning online points offline... More




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