A low-end Android smartphone with NFC will join Sony’s Xperia line-up in the third quarter of 2013. The company is pushing the NFC functionality of the device, and describes the Xperia M as “the new Sony smartphone with one-touch functions.”... More
The computer software giant is to use its own symbol to show that a Windows 8 device has NFC functionality and to indicate to a user where the NFC antenna is located. More
The NFC Forum has chosen to use Broadcom‘s recently announced BCM2079x NFC controller chips to validate its NFC device certification test suite... More
Europe’s big five mobile operators are working together to create a new logo for NFC, designed to be clearly recognisable and drive usage of the technology. More
Manufacturers of NFC devices can now submit their products to approved test houses and those that pass the required compliance tests will be able to place the NFC Forum Certification Mark on their hardware and packaging to prove that they conform to NFC standards. More
A newly published Apple patent application explains how near field communication could be used to enable a wide range of devices to share resources within a connected ‘Apple TV Living Room’. More
The stylized ‘N’ symbol is designed to make it easy for consumers to spot embedded NFC tags in everything from posters to bus stop signs and medicines to food packaging and magazine pages. More
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