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Samsung’s Wave III Handset Powered by Bada 2.0; Features NFC

Samsung’s foray into near-field communication has been highly publicized partly due to its partnership with search giant Google. Samsung’s Nexus has been selected by Google to be the flagship phone for its Wallet service. This may have led some people … Continue reading

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NFC Frequently Asked Questions (Part 1)

Near-field communication technology is something very new to a lot of people.  Many of us hear of NFC and get filled with so many questions. What sort of questions do people ask? Q:  How much battery life will an NFC … Continue reading

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Newad Uses NFC to Allow Campus Shoppers to Buy Directly from Ad Posters

Newad, a Montreal-based out of home and digital out of home advertising company, is integrating near-field communication functionality to 200 of its 4-feet by 6-feet Big Backlit poster boards set up in university and college campuses across Canada.  The posters … Continue reading

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MTS and Lukoil Integrate Near-Field Communication Technology to Fuel Pumps

Russian mobile network operator MTS and one of Russia’s biggest oil companies, Lukoil, have teamed up to develop a system based on near-field communication technology that allows car owners or drivers to use their mobile phones to buy fuel. Drivers … Continue reading

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2015 to See 630 Million NFC Capable Phones

Mobile phones have come a long way from just being a device used to call people. After text messaging, built-in camera, Bluetooth, MP3, GPS, and WiFi, here comes near-field communication. NFC is, without doubt, going to be the future of … Continue reading

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Clear Channel Provides Near-Field Communication Advertising

Clear Channel last week announced that it has chosen Singapore as the location for its first near-field communication-enabled smart poster network. The out-of-home advertising company will be adding NFC functionality to 300 of Singapore’s biggest out-of-home advertising sites. This network … Continue reading

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SK Telecom Launches SIM Cards That Turn Ordinary Phones Into NFC Devices

If you currently have a mobile phone, smartphone or tablet that does not have near-field communication ability, do not fret.  There is a way to extend your phone’s capabilities to include reading and writing on NFC tags. SK Telecom, one … Continue reading

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Near-Field Communication Tablets

There are a lot of devices that uses the near-field communication technology.  You have NFC-enabled hardware, NFC mobile phones and smartphones, and then you have the NFC tablets. Apple is said to be looking at NFC as part of its … Continue reading

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Secure Your Home with Near-Field Communication Locks

Yale Locks and Hardware has announced that the company will be coming up with a new version of its Yale Real Living Locks.  The new Real Living Locks will come with near-field communication technology. This is perhaps the first time … Continue reading

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Acer Comes Up with Its First Near-Field Communication Mobile Phone

It seems that every mobile phone and mobile device manufacturer is coming up with an near-field communication device. Now, Acer has come up with its own near-field communication mobile phone, following the footsteps of Samsung, Nokia, BlackBerry, HTC, ZTE and … Continue reading

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