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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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
June 16th, 2011
The new tag data format will allow NFC phone users to access location-based information without having to go online.