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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 »

RFID Partnership Announced Between RFID Canada and AG Julia Europe

RFID Partnership Announced Between RFID Canada and AG Julia Europe

AG Julia, a world leader in the manufacturing and printing of security products and tickets announces that RFID Canada, a leading RFID and NFC technology provider, is now the North American distributor of AG Julia’s RFID products. “AG Julia is committed to providing best in class technology and products which include RFID and NFC integrated […]

September 2 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, 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 »

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 »