News about Big data.
October 9th, 2013
Software giant SAP is developing a smart vending machine solution that will provide consumers with the ability to make payments via NFC and link purchases made with social profiles, enabling owners to gain insight into…
March 6th, 2013
“Big data” analytics specialist Symphony Teleca has signed a strategic development partnership deal with printed silicon tag maker Kovio. “NFC-enabled mobile phones are bringing about a new era in consumer marketing, enabling manufacturers and retailers to gather…
November 26th, 2012
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.
August 16th, 2012
NFC payments are five to ten years away from mainstream adoption and on the crossover between the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’ and the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’, according to this year’s Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. NFC as a whole is expected to hit the mainstream more quickly, but is still two to five years away from maturity.