iBeacons go to Cannes

Advertising industry executives attending the annual Cannes Lions festival in France next week will be able to use an iBeacon-powered “Around Me” feature within the event’s official iPhone app to detect nearby attendees and connect with them... More


Statoil runs Heathrow NFC campaign

Statoil's NFC ads appear on charging stations around Heathrow

Oil and gas company Statoil is running an NFC and QR campaign on JCDecaux OOH media spots throughout London’s Heathrow airport. When users tap or scan one of JCDecaux’s 98 Powerpole charging stations they are taken to a landing page that wishes them a nice flight, delivers promotional content and invites them to follow Statoil on Twitter or LinkedIn. More



Samsung updates TecTiles NFC app

Samsung Tectiles

The phone maker’s tag reading/writing app for Android devices now allows users to program tags to perform multiple actions at one time, customize profiles so that tags perform in different ways for different users, and lock a tag so that only the owner can read its contents. More




SXSW attendees to get NFC business cards

Vizibility

Online identity management start-up Vizibility is offering 1,000 attendees at SXSW 2012 Interactive the chance to get a free NFC business card they can use to share contact information and personal details as well as connect on LinkedIn and Facebook... More


Get Linkedin to NFC World

NFC World is pleased to announce the launch of a Linkedin group for readers to connect, network and exchange expertise on near field communication technology and its applications... More






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