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Launch of 1st NFC Powered Cover for Smartphones with Integrated Keyboard

Launch of 1st NFC Powered Cover for Smartphones with Integrated Keyboard

One2Touch, a technology firm specializing in NFC-powered wireless communication products is launching the first smartphone cover with an integrated portable keyboard, called the SlimType. The NFC-powered keyboard & cover is available for pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Flat and S6 Edge. The lightweight and stylish SlimType smart cover gives mobile users the freedom to take advantage of the […]

January 28 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Highest Performing NFC Controller for Mobile Payments Launched at CES 2016

Highest Performing NFC Controller for Mobile Payments Launched at CES 2016

Tech giant & chip-maker Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM) announced the industry’s highest performing Near Field Communications (NFC) controller a this year’s CES event in Las Vegas. The BCM20797 provides greater transaction range, improved security and faster transaction speeds, which is ideal for mobile payments and transit applications. The new device is part of Broadcom’s overall effort to […]

January 21 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Technology Giant NXP Announces Start of a New Era in NFC with Intuitive Proximity Technology

Technology Giant NXP Announces Start of a New Era in NFC with Intuitive Proximity Technology

With the flagship solution, PN5180,NXP Semiconductors  (NASDAQ:NXPI), co-inventor of Near Field Communication (NFC), today announced the beginning of a new era in the evolution of NFC to bring intuitive proximity technology everywhere. PN5180 is an advanced, multi-protocol (ISO/IEC 15693, Felica™, MIFARE® and ISO/IEC 14443A/B) NFC frontend that delivers more efficient, robust, and reliable operation, even in […]

January 19 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Smart Card Alliance Explores the Uses of NFC Technology Beyond Payments

Smart Card Alliance Explores the Uses of NFC Technology Beyond Payments

Near Field Communications (NFC) technology gets a lot of attention for its ability to enable contactless payments, but less known is that it also can be used to enable secure and convenient transactions in non-payments applications, such as marketing, identity, access, ticketing and gaming. The Smart Card Alliance recently released a white paper that explores non-payments NFC […]

January 14 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Challenges and Results of a Custom NFC Solution Tackling Property Management and Asset Tracking

Challenges and Results of a Custom NFC Solution Tackling Property Management and Asset Tracking

TTAG Systems and RFID Canada partner to provide an NFC real-time cloud-based system known as Smart-Tec for property management and asset tracking. Prior to deploying this NFC system, when a property management company was needed to service maintenance points or assets (such as fire extinguishers or sprinkler systems) in different locations, they would send in a […]

November 19 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

World Customs Organization Leveraging NFC to Fight Against Global Counterfeiting

World Customs Organization Leveraging NFC to Fight Against Global Counterfeiting

NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq:NXPI), a semiconductor giant, stated that its NFC smart security solutions will be included in the World Customs Organization’s (WCO) Interface Public Members (IPM) Connected anti-counterfeiting program. IPM is the WCO’s on-line tool to combat counterfeiting by providing customs officers with key operational product information to help them distinguish between genuine and fake […]

November 2 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

New NFC Forum Technical Specifications Broaden Tag Support & Enhance Interoperability

New NFC Forum Technical Specifications Broaden Tag Support & Enhance Interoperability

The NFC Forum today announced the publication of one new and three candidate technical specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors. Available from the NFC Forum website, the specifications deliver new capabilities that support improved RF communication, new and legacy tag support, NFC-V technology and Active Communication Mode. These specifications are being released as […]

October 25 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Billion Dollar Mobile Payment Industry Using Secure NFC Technology Projected to Continue Strong Growth

Billion Dollar Mobile Payment Industry Using Secure NFC Technology Projected to Continue Strong Growth

Emerging alternative mobile payments and mCommerce technology are helping to reshape the consumer purchase experience as the latest products and applications enter the mainstream. Despite early challenges in the mCommerce industry, analysts believe robust growth could be expected in the next few years as consumers become more familiar with leading edge mobile payment options. Primary […]

October 6 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Report says NFC Chips Market Growing at 50% Every Year Until 2019

Report says NFC Chips Market Growing at 50% Every Year Until 2019

Segmented based on end-users, a new research report covering the global NFC chips market in the next 4 years suggests strong growth due to an increase in NFC based transactions, mobile wallets, increased adoption of NFC technology and more as a part of the global NFC chips market analysis . The increasing penetration of NFC technology across […]

September 13 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Using NFC to Strengthen University Campus Card Technology

Using NFC to Strengthen University Campus Card Technology

Blackboard Inc. announced that, in collaboration with NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), they have shipped more than one million near-field communication (NFC)-compatible campus cards since 2012. This milestone further demonstrates Blackboard’s continued commitment to providing education institutions with the most secure, flexible, and open-standard campus card/credential solutions. Institutions nationwide including UCLA, Quinnipiac University, Liberty University, […]

September 7 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »