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Global NFC Market to be Worth $16 Billion by Growing 9% Annually

Global NFC Market to be Worth $16 Billion by Growing 9% Annually

According to a new market research report of “Near Field Communication (NFC) Market by Product (IC/Chips, Tags, Readers, and Auxiliary), Application (Payment, Transportation, Booking, Data Sharing, Service, Access Control, Health Care, and Tag applications) & by Geography – Global Forecasts to 2022”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the total NFC market is expected to reach $16.25 Billion […]

July 3 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

American NFC Mobile Technology Adoption to be Spurred by the ‘Big 3′: HCE, BLE and EMV

American NFC Mobile Technology Adoption to be Spurred by the ‘Big 3′: HCE, BLE and EMV

Mobile NFC technology is in the running for widespread U.S. adoption for both non-payment and payment applications, with technologies and architectures like HCE, BLE and EMV complementing and propelling the technology forward, attendees learned at the 2014 NFC Solutions Summit. The 2014 NFC Solutions Summit, presented by the Smart Card Alliance in partnership with the NFC Forum and […]

July 2 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

NFC Forum & Bluetooth SIG Include Bluetooth Smart Technology in Dev Guide

NFC Forum & Bluetooth SIG Include Bluetooth Smart Technology in Dev Guide

The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) the trade association responsible for the development, promotion and protection of Bluetooth® technology, today announced the publication of a new, updated version of the Bluetooth Secure Simple Pairing Using NFC Application […]

July 2 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

NFC Startup Tries to Improve Auto Insurance Industry with Trials For Its UBI Solution

NFC Startup Tries to Improve Auto Insurance Industry with Trials For Its UBI Solution

True Mileage, a Dallas-based near field communication (NFC) tech start up, will begin device trials for its new usage-based insurance (UBI) solution in late June, offering auto insurers an opportunity to test the new technology. Participating insurers will receive one to two True Mileage devices to connect in their own vehicles to better understand the […]

June 18 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

NFC Forum Approves New Test Solutions for Consistent NFC Environment

NFC Forum Approves New Test Solutions for Consistent NFC Environment

Clear2Pay, the international technology provider of next generation payment solutions for financial institutions, today announces that the NFC Forum, the non-profit industry association that advances NFC technology, approved its Logical Link Control Protocol (LLCP) and Simple NDEF Exchange Protocol (SNEP) Conformance Test Suites. Both test suites are logical extensions to the existing Digital Protocol Test […]

June 2 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Report: NFC Technology to Help Mobile Wallets be in 20% of Mobile Devices by 2018

Report: NFC Technology to Help Mobile Wallets be in 20% of Mobile Devices by 2018

A new report from Juniper Research has found that 1 in 5 mobile handsets will have mobile wallet functionality (many of which will have NFC technology especially if the Apple iWallet adopts NFC ) by 2018, against less than 1 in 10 at the end of last year. The report — Mobile Wallets: Strategies for […]

May 22 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Mobile Handheld RFID Computer incorporates NFC technology

Mobile Handheld RFID Computer incorporates NFC technology

Socket Mobile, Inc. (SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that commencing in June, its SoMo 655 handheld computer will be able to read and process information using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology.  NFC is an RFID technology enabling the wireless transfer of information at short range with extremely simple setup. The […]

May 8 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

NFC Forum Makes 9 More NFC Technical Specifications Available

NFC Forum Makes 9 More NFC Technical Specifications Available

The NFC Forum stated the public availability of new versions of nine technical specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors. The new versions deliver greater interoperability, faster read and write performance, mediated handover, and lower power consumption, as well as additional functionality for products incorporating NFC technology. The revised specifications comprise an integrated and […]

April 17 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Chip Giant Intel Acquires NFC Modem Technology and IP

Chip Giant Intel Acquires NFC Modem Technology and IP

Inside Secure announced its intention to enter a new agreement with Intel Corporation, building on the relationship initiated with their original Near Field Communications (NFC) technology license agreement from 2011. Under the terms of the contemplated agreement, INSIDE Secure would: – Extend the current worldwide, perpetual license into a broad, royalty-free and fully paid-up license, […]

April 3 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Report: Global NFC POS Terminals Market to Grow 58% Annually

Report: Global NFC POS Terminals Market to Grow 58% Annually

In a report created on NFC POS Terminals by ‘Research and Markets’, their analysts forecast the Global NFC POS Terminals market to grow at a CAGR of 57.9 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing penetration of NFC-based mobile handsets. The Global NFC POS […]

March 20 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »