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Worldwide NFC Market Growth Driven By Infusion of New Technology Over the Next 5 Years

Worldwide NFC Market Growth Driven By Infusion of New Technology Over the Next 5 Years

The global NFC market is expected to see strong and fast growth across various application verticals over the forecast period of 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research. Rapid technological advancement and high mobile smartphone demand due to technology standardization is expected to positively impact NFC market growth. Demand for […]

November 16 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Passive RFID Sees Growth of Over 1 Billion Tags in 2014 to Almost 7 Billion

Passive RFID Sees Growth of Over 1 Billion Tags in 2014 to Almost 7 Billion

Market research and events firm IDTechEx find that the passive RFID tag market is now seeing tremendous volume growth – more than five years later than the industry had expected. Most of the growth is based on retailer adoption of UHF RFID for shelf-level stock replenishment, with the latest example being fashion retailer Zara recently […]

November 6 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

NFC Contactless Payment to Reach Over 500 Million Users by 2019

NFC Contactless Payment to Reach Over 500 Million Users by 2019

A new report from Juniper Research predicts that the number of consumers using NFC contactless payment services will jump to 516 million by the end of 2019, a more than five-fold increase from 101 million today. The report argued that Apple’s introduction of an NFC-based payment mechanism — Apple Pay — would stimulate the wider […]

November 6 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Spanish Bank CaixaBank Prepares for Wearables with NFC Payment Technology

Spanish Bank CaixaBank Prepares for Wearables with NFC Payment Technology

CaixaBank, Spain’s most innovative financial services provider, will be using NFC contactless tags for their commercial launch of contactless EMV payment wristbands. These novel wearable banking devices, certified by the international payment schemes, give CaixaBank customers the freedom and security to pay everywhere they go, without the need to carry a purse or wallet. By […]

October 27 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Expected to be Biggest Growth Area in Global Organic Electronics Market of $80 Billion Through 2020

RFID Expected to be Biggest Growth Area in Global Organic Electronics Market of $80 Billion Through 2020

According to a new study by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Organic Electronics Market – Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2020,” that includes organic RFID, highlights the global organic electronics (OE) market is expected to reach approximately $80 billion by the year 2020, registering a CAGR of 29.5% during 2014 […]

October 22 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Samsung’s New NFC Chip with Embedded Flash Offers Better Radio Frequency Performance

Samsung’s New NFC Chip with Embedded Flash Offers Better Radio Frequency Performance

Samsung Electronics introduced its new near field communication (NFC) chip, the S3FWRN5, which features high radio frequency (RF) performance and small package size. The S3FWRN5’s RF performance doubles the range in both reader and card emulation modes, when compared to that of its predecessor, the S3FNRN3. “To assist with those parameters, Samsung will continue to […]

October 13 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

FEIG Electronics Launches New RFID-Enabled Standalone Access Control System

FEIG Electronics Launches New RFID-Enabled Standalone Access Control System

FEIG Electronics a global supplier of RFID  readers and antennas, announced availability of the OBID myAXXESS® ID MAX.U1002 system for vehicle identification and standalone access control. The new vehicle access control solution from FEIG offers secure and easy vehicle access to gated communities and private parking lots. The ID MAX.U1002 standalone system includes the OBID […]

October 6 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Using NFC to Connect Toys and Playing Cards with Game Apps on your Phone

Using NFC to Connect Toys and Playing Cards with Game Apps on your Phone

Together, SMARTRAC and Twinsprite (respectively Digitoyx) aim at connecting NFC enabled things such as children’s toys or playing cards to mobilephone-based games resulting in an enhanced gaming experience for users and additional revenue for developers. The topic has gained significance as the number of NFC supporting smartphones is growing extremely fast – a fact that […]

October 1 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

HID Global Adds High Frequency NFC Tags for Outdoor Environments

HID Global Adds High Frequency NFC Tags for Outdoor Environments

HID Global announced that its Identification Technologies division has added Near Field Communication (NFC)-readable tags to its rapidly expanding SlimFlex™ Tag portfolio of pliable, high- durability tags. The SlimFlex Tag family has gained wide acceptance in UHF RFID applications due to the tags’ flexible yet robust thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) housings. Today, high frequency (HF) systems […]

October 1 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Silverline RFID Label Allows Easy Attachment to Any Surface, From Metal to Bottles

Silverline RFID Label Allows Easy Attachment to Any Surface, From Metal to Bottles

The Silverline RFID label is a high performance RFID label designed to be versatile, easy-to-use and can be attached on any surface, including metal. Although the Silverline RFID labels are manufactured by Confidex, they are being made available in Canada through Markham-based technology provider RFID Canada. The Silverline™ is targeted to be used in short-term applications […]

September 22 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »