Gartner places NFC in ‘trough of disillusionment’

Gartner Hype Cycle 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. More


EC consults on IoT

The European Commission (EC) has started a public consultation to find out what framework is needed to unleash the potential benefits of the coming ‘internet of things’... More


Art lovers rate exhibits with NFC

STRP 2011

Visitors to the STRP Festival in the Netherlands can use NFC phones to tag exhibits with keywords, share their experience via social media, rate individual exhibits and create a personalised poster incorporating their favourite experiences. More







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