Light based communications (LBC) – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Light based communications (LBC) – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Paytec to enable mobile payments using colour-coded light signals https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/05/09/344542/paytec-enable-mobile-payments-using-colour-coded-light-signals/ Mon, 09 May 2016 13:44:10 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=44542 Italian payments solutions provider Payment Technologies (Paytec) is to build a new mobile payment technology into its vending machines that will let consumers make contactless payments using colour-coded light signals and tokenisation.

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Fujitsu uses LED lights to send data to smartphones https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/12/09/333149/fujitsu-uses-led-lights-send-data-smartphones/ Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:51:20 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=33149 Fujitsu Laboratories has shown off a way to use LED lighting to transmit data about a particular product in a store, an exhibit in a museum or a song being performed during a concert to a consumer’s smartphone. The technology works by embedding ID data into light cast onto objects by LEDs or other lighting […]

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Introducing NFC World+, the new way to keep up to date with the mobile transaction revolution https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/05/07/328975/introducing-nfc-world-new-way-keep-date-mobile-transaction-revolution/ Wed, 07 May 2014 00:50:35 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=28975 Starting today, NFC World has a new name and a new mission — to report on the full array of emerging technologies that are transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay. As NFC World+, we will be reporting on the latest developments in NFC as well as […]

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LTE version of Galaxy S4 Mini to come with NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/05/30/324312/lte-version-of-galaxy-s4-mini-to-come-with-nfc/ Thu, 30 May 2013 13:18:18 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=24312 A new compact version of Samsung’s latest flagship handset will come with NFC on LTE models, but the 3G versions destined for some markets will miss out on contactless technology. All variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini have Bluetooth 4.0, but the spec sheet makes no mention of the Mobeam barcode technology that is […]

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Samsung Galaxy S4 launches with support for NFC and 1D barcodes https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/03/15/323094/samsung-galaxy-s4-launches-with-support-for-nfc-and-1d-barcodes/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/03/15/323094/samsung-galaxy-s4-launches-with-support-for-nfc-and-1d-barcodes/#comments Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:14:23 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=23094 The smartphone maker's new flagship device is the first to use Mobeam technology, allowing coupons, loyalty cards, gift cards, event tickets and more to be transmitted from the device to any of the 165m laser scanners installed in retail stores today.

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