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    Android users to get app-free beacon messages

    February 11th, 2016

    Google has begun supporting the physical web in its Chrome browser for Android, enabling users to discover web content relevant to their surroundings via Eddystone Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons — without needing to download… More

    Moo launches range of NFC business cards

    October 6th, 2015

    UK-based printer Moo has launched a range of business cards that come equipped with NFC chips and an accompanying online platform, allowing the owner to upload the information of their choice and change or update it as and when they require. More

    NFC brings statues to life in London and Manchester

    August 22nd, 2014

    Visitors to the UK cities of London and Manchester can now interact via NFC with 35 high-profile statues that have been given a voice by actors, comedians and writers, including Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Paxman and Hugh… More

    Warner Music distributes NFC guitar picks to fans

    April 29th, 2014

    Fans attending gigs by Warner Music act The Wild Feathers have been provided with guitar picks containing an NFC tag. These could then be used to enter a competition, share content via social media and… More

    Yottavote uses NFC for anonymous voting and feedback

    October 1st, 2013

    US startup Yottavote has developed an NFC voting system designed to allow consumers to give anonymous feedback to merchants and other businesses via their smartphone. More

    Smartrac launches BullsEye nTag210 for high volume NFC applications

    September 26th, 2013

    NFC and RFID tag manufacturer Smartrac has launched a new tag that is designed to provide a high performance and cost-effective option for high volume NFC applications that require simple URL addresses and unique identifiers… More

    Microsoft to close Tag platform

    August 19th, 2013

    Microsoft is to close its QR-like Tag programme, handing over the reins to barcode specialist ScanBuy. Microsoft Tag is a free platform that works with the software giant’s own HCCB multicolored 2D barcode scheme as… More

    Coca-Cola runs NFC promotion in 100 stores

    August 13th, 2013

    Coca-Cola is conducting an NFC marketing campaign in one hundred Australian retail stores, with the aim of engaging consumers at the point of sale and driving downloads of its loyalty app. The promotion makes use… More

    Inside Secure launches low cost NFC tags with 2KB of memory

    March 13th, 2012

    The new MicroPass 4101-2K is the first large memory tag to both fully conform with NFC Forum standards and be available at an affordable price, says the NFC chip specialist. More

    Geo RTD links NFC to sat nav and mapping apps

    June 16th, 2011

    The new tag data format will allow NFC phone users to access location-based information without having to go online. More