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NFC Business Adoption Drives Internet of Things

We are perched on the brink of another technology revolution. It is no longer a question of ‘if’ NFC will transform the role mobile devices play in driving opportunity and efficiency for businesses while simultaneously enriching consumer experiences – it is a question of ‘when’. Mobile devices are increasingly the Read More

Posted by NXP Staff  /   September 12, 2014  /   Posted in Cyber security, Featured, Near-field Communication, Near-field Communications, News, News Featured, Secure transactions  /   No Comments

NFC: Consumers critical link for the Internet of Things

Mobile devices are increasingly becoming the ticket to a connected world for millions of people around the globe. Last year, the number of mobile devices overtook the number of people on earth, and by 2017 there will be 10 billion mobile devices – 31% more than the projected world population, Read More

Posted by NXP Staff  /   September 10, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communication, Near-field Communications, News, News Featured, Portable devices, Secure transactions, Sensors  /   No Comments

NFC Academy pilot passes with flying colors

The pilot NFC Academy project has just achieved two major milestones. The first ‘short-range wireless communications & NFC’ class at Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) has been successfully completed with great results. And the inaugural ‘NFC application innovation seminar’ brought together key delegates from education, government and local businesses to share ideas Read More

Posted by Ghiath Al kadi  /   August 20, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communication, Near-field Communications  /   1 Comments

TAMAGOTCHI 4U – NFC enhances toy interactivity!

Cast your mind back almost 20 years and you may remember the launch of the Tamagotchi – an electronic ‘pet’ that owners fed, washed, entertained and exercised.  The keychain sized Tamagotchi was a pet simulation game which allowed owners to have a pet without physically owning one.  The pets needed Read More

Posted by Brigitte Jud  /   July 18, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communication, Near-field Communications  /   No Comments

Celebrating the future of payments in Nijmegen

Celebrating the future of payments in Nijmegen As MIFARE – the leading contactless solution from NXP – celebrates its 20th birthday, it plays a starring role in the biggest festival in Nijmegen. Drawing on two decades of industry expertise in smartcard technology, the company´s MIFARE products provide customers with smarter Read More

Posted by Martijn van der Linden  /   July 15, 2014  /   Posted in Cyber security, Featured, Financial, Identification and security, Near-field Communication  /   No Comments

How technology can revolutionize the retail industry

The rise of e-retailing, global complexity in the supply chains and changing consumer habits are forcing the retail industry to undergo a transformation. Emerging technologies like RFID and NFC support retailers in overcoming these challenges by creating more efficient supply chain management and enhancing the consumer experience. RFID based inventory Read More

Posted by Kurt Bischof  /   June 12, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Interface and connectivity, Near-field Communications, RF, RF identification  /   2 Comments

NFC Academy brings open innovation to Singapore

NFC Academy brings open innovation to Singapore Open innovation – sharing technology and know-how between organizations and universities – helps companies create new applications and speed-up development of solutions that would be difficult to achieve as a sole stakeholder. An excellent example of an open innovation project in Singapore is Read More

Posted by Ghiath Al kadi  /   May 15, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communications  /   No Comments

Plastic is dead, long live plastic!

Plastic is dead, long live plastic! This year more than 300bn non-cash payment transactions will take place globally, representing over 50% of all payments.  Of these, 300bn plus non-cash transactions, over 200bn, will be made with a plastic payment card; that is a debit, credit, or pre-paid card. Of the Read More

Posted by Brintha Koether  /   May 06, 2014  /   Posted in Cyber security, Featured, Identification, Identification and security, Identification Featured, Near-field Communications  /   No Comments

NFC everywhere

For a long time NFC technology was in a catch-22, or chicken-or-egg, situation. Why should manufacturers implement NFC in phones when no products supported it and vice-versa? Fortunately, those days are behind us and with over 0.5 billion NFC enabled high-end smart phones in use today, this issue has been Read More

Posted by Jan Willem Vogel  /   March 11, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communications, Secure transactions, Wireless infrastructure  /   No Comments