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    ABI: Smartphones accounted for 80% of NFC devices shipped in 2013

    January 8th, 2014

    Smartphones accounted for four out of five NFC devices shipped in 2013 but that market share will drop to under 60% in 2017 as NFC becomes widely adopted in computing products, peripherals, speakers, digital cameras,… More

    ABI: 125m NFC phones shipped in 2012

    May 15th, 2013

    A total of 125m NFC phones were shipped in 2012, according to ABI Research, along with 147m NFC secure elements. “There are multiple chip vendors offering a range of product alternatives to OEMs in various… More

    2014 will see 500m NFC devices in use, says ABI

    March 27th, 2013

    “NFC has reached the point of no return,” says practice director John Devlin. “It all hinged on handsets; and next year we will see half-a-billion devices in the hands of consumers as it becomes more widely integrated.” More

    ABI: Four in ten NFC phones to have multiple secure elements

    October 24th, 2011

    Of the 552m NFC handsets set to ship in 2016, 227m will feature more than one secure element, according to a new forecast from ABI Research, pushing the value of the NFC chip market that year to more than US$1bn. More