NFC

A key to NFC: Better access applications

Conventional keys can be copied inexpensively at corner shops, and research into 3D printing shows how easy it could soon be to replicate even sophisticated high-security metal keys. Plastic smartcards are cheaper than metal keys and harder to copy, and have been used as part of high-security access systems for Read More

Posted by Laurent Dardé  /   November 10, 2014  /   Posted in Events, Events Featured, Featured, Interface and connectivity, Internet of Things, Near-field Communication, Wireless infrastructure  /   No Comments

The new way to pay: NFC delivers convenience and enhanced customer service

New payment services, based on Near Field Communication (NFC), make it possible for consumers to pay for purchases using their NFC-enabled smartphones. A tap of the phone is all it takes to complete a secure, private payment transaction. NFC-based payment services are essentially an extension of the traditional point-of-sale (POS) Read More

Posted by Laurent Dardé  /   November 06, 2014  /   Posted in Events, Events Featured, Featured, Innovation, Innovation Featured, Near-field Communication  /   No Comments

Why is everyone talking about NFC?

While the recent rollouts of NFC-enabled smartphones and payment services has brought Near Field Communication into the headlines, NFC has actually been around for some time. NXP co-invented the technology with Sony Electronics more than ten years ago, and the first phone to integrate NFC, the Nokia 6131, was introduced Read More

Posted by Laurent Dardé  /   November 03, 2014  /   Posted in Events, Events Featured, Featured, Innovation, Interface and connectivity, Internet of Things, Near-field Communication, News, News Featured, Wireless infrastructure  /   No Comments

Brand protection with a bonus: RFID secures assets while increasing customer engagement

Being part of the global economy puts extra pressure on a company trying to create and maintain a strong, trustworthy brand. The constant flow of goods and services across national borders, the frequent use of outsourcing, and the heavy reliance on complex supply chains make it harder than ever to Read More

Posted by Ralf Kodritsch  /   October 21, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, News, News Featured, RF, RF identification  /   No Comments

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  /   1 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  /   2 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