Nintendo to launch NFC toys and payments

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A new Nintendo Figurine Platform and a range of NFC toys that makes use of the NFC functionality in the Wii U GamePad is to be unveiled at the E3 games show next month, company president Satoru Iwata has announced. A standalone device that will enable NFC toys to be used with the Nintendo 3DS handheld console will also be introduced and NFC payments for games are to added, initially in Japan, from this summer. More



SAP to put NFC in vending machines

SAP shows off a smart vending machine with NFC

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 consumer preferences and manage their machines more efficiently... More


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