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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 »

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 »

Panasonic to Introduce NFC on Airlines During Flight in 2015

Panasonic to Introduce NFC on Airlines During Flight in 2015

Panasonic Avionics Corporation, part of the Japanese-based Panasonic family has developed Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) compliant NFC technology in its in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems. Industry observers had recently predicted on-board NFC applications were a few years away, but the technology giant Panasonic plans to launch the new technology with airlines in the summer of 2015. […]

September 19 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Vaughan Charity Golf Tournament Using RFID Technology to Engage Participants

Vaughan Charity Golf Tournament Using RFID Technology to Engage Participants

This year’s Alternatives Golf Tournament participants will be engaged and tested by tapping their RFID badges by being asked a number of questions about the charity to help determine the smartest & best foursome. By answering questions correctly, foursomes will be able to improve their overall golf score and therefore increase their chances of winning […]

September 14 2014 | Posted in NFC News, Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Payment Tech Firms Excited and Expect Increase in NFC Adoption After Apple Pay Launch

Payment Tech Firms Excited and Expect Increase in NFC Adoption After Apple Pay Launch

Toronto-based GuestLogix (TSX: GXI), a provider of ancillary-focused merchandising, payment and business intelligence technology to airlines and the passenger travel industry, today commented on Apple’s decision to include “Apple Pay1 ” Near Field Communication (NFC) payments as a new feature of its iOS platform, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as well as its new Apple […]

September 12 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

From NFC Readers in Apple Stores to a Bunch of NFC Patents – Will NFC be Apple’s Next Big Move?

From NFC Readers in Apple Stores to a Bunch of NFC Patents – Will NFC be Apple’s Next Big Move?

(RFIDWorld.ca) There have been a lot of rumours ahead of Apple’s  giant announcement on September 9th. Many of these rumours include talk of NFC (near field communications) technology, which Apple has avoided using in its past iPhone devices. NFC is a multi-billion dollar industry and is estimated to reach $16B by 2022, mostly driven by the […]

September 9 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Global NFC Market to Grow 9% Annually and Reach $16B by 2022, Driven by Rising M-Commerce

Global NFC Market to Grow 9% Annually and Reach $16B by 2022, Driven by Rising M-Commerce

ReportsnReports, an online market research firm has developed an NFC market forecasts report for 2022. The report explains how the NFC market is currently witnessing a rapid growth in all its verticals and is driven by the increasing trend of mobile commerce.  This market is expanding globally and the major market for the NFC ecosystem […]

August 12 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

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 »