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Wearable Device in Form of NFC-Enabled Ring Allows for Easy Text Input

Wearable Device in Form of NFC-Enabled Ring Allows for Easy Text Input

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a compact and lightweight wearable ring-type device that offers handwriting-input functionality and a reader for near-field communications (NFC) tags. Wearable devices have been making inroads into the workplace in recent years, notably with head-mounted displays (HMDs), in line with putting ICT to use so as to not […]

January 23 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

First NFC-enabled SDHC Card That Shows Previews Announced at CES 2015 by Toshiba

First NFC-enabled SDHC Card That Shows Previews Announced at CES 2015 by Toshiba

Toshiba has launched the world’s 1st SD memory card to feature built-in NFC technology and made the announcement at in Las Vegas at this year’s CES event. Unlike other wireless SDHC cards which make it simple to transfer images, the new NFC SD card has instead been designed to let its users see what is […]

January 12 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

The NFC Transaction and Handsets Markets Projected to Grow 50% by 2019

The NFC Transaction and Handsets Markets Projected to Grow 50% by 2019

The NFC transaction market is forecasted to grow in the next 5 years as a result of the growth of the NFC ecosystem across market segments such as finance, IT, telecom and device manufacturing. Governments, network operators and manufactures across countries in the APAC and African regions are aggressively promoting benefits of NFC technology. These […]

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

Will Canadian NFC Digital Wallet UGO Be Able to Compete with Apple Pay

Will Canadian NFC Digital Wallet UGO Be Able to Compete with Apple Pay

UGO Mobile Solutions L.P. announced the availability of UGO Wallet: an open digital wallet application that enables consumers to start replacing credit cards and loyalty cards from their physical wallet with a simple, secure digital payment method on their smartphone. UGO Wallet is a free app and available now for download from BlackBerry World and […]

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

NFC Technology Gives Pearl Jewelry Ability to Keep Memories

NFC Technology Gives Pearl Jewelry Ability to Keep Memories

The NFC (Near Field Communications) empowered Momento Pearl™ from Galatea is the first cultured pearl to contain near field communication technology, allowing a user to create a tailored voice message that can be played when the pearl is tapped against a compatible mobile device. Taking smart jewelry to a completely new, emotional level, the patent-pending […]

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

Toshiba Introduces Low Power ICs For Bluetooth Devices With NFC Tag Functions

Toshiba Introduces Low Power ICs For Bluetooth Devices With NFC Tag Functions

Toshiba America Electronic Components, (TAEC) launched a low power consumption, dual-function Integrated Circuit (IC) that supports both Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)1 and Near Field Communications (NFC) Type 3 Tag functions2. The TC35670FTG has been designed for use in Bluetooth Smart3 devices such as sensors, toys and, most notably, touch-and-start smartphone accessories and wearable healthcare devices. […]

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

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 »

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 »

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 »