Category Archives: NFC Devices

Two New Developments in NFC

Near-field communication has been very strong in the area of mobile payments. This is the reason why most financial institutions and banks have included NFC functionality into their wireless payment services. Commonwealth Bank has upgraded their mobile banking app for … Continue reading

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NFC News Tidbits: Proxama, Vanguard and Google’s NFC Moves

Proxama PLC has announced that it has been picked by CBS Outdoor to provide near-field communication technology for its advertising projects. CBS Outdoor will be using TapPoint in its outdoor advertising, allowing target consumers to just tap their smartphones or … Continue reading

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Is Near-Field Communication Dead?

A lot of critics have been saying that near-field communication is nothing but a fad. Sure, there are a lot of companies, payment services, banks and financial institutions that are scrambling to offer NFC-assisted payments to their customers. However, there … Continue reading

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Introducing Near-Field Communication Watches

Near-field communication has been getting a lot of media attention because of its use in mobile payments, and whether or not Apple would finally include it into its next iPhone. Of late, however, NFC has been seen in ordinary objects. … Continue reading

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Smart Nol NFC Service Fails in Dubai

A near-field communication mobile payment system that the Roads and Transport Authority, Etisalat and du, hope would make paying for public transport fares has suffered from a major drawback as consumers found the new system confusing and pointless. The new … Continue reading

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Nope, Still No NFC on iPhones

Last week, a day before Apple released their new iPhones, we speculated that they will finally be including near-field communication technology. We reasoned that maybe it is time for Apple to finally listen to what their customers are saying and … Continue reading

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Apple’s Next iPhone to Have NFC?

As with any upcoming release of a new iPhone, iPad or just about any device from Apple, observers try to out-guess each other and speculate what new features are going to be included and what features are going to be … Continue reading

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NFC News: Two Exciting NFC Uses

Do not look now but it seems that near-field communication might be on its way to our homes, specifically our TV sets. Turner Broadcasting, Verizon Wireless and Comcast are planning a new way to deliver pay TV content. With this … Continue reading

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Samsung Introduces Smart Printing Solutions with NFC

Near-field communication is all about convenience. Complex processes are whittled down to just a tap. For example, you can tap your smartphone against a marketing poster and instantly load a video or a Web site without having to type anything. … Continue reading

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Samsung’s New TecTiles To Meet NFC Forum Standards This Time

Remember our article last month about Samsung releasing its latest smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which runs on Android Jelly Bean v4.2.2 and boasts of a number of awesome features like Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Group Play, Air View, better camera … Continue reading

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