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NFC Frequently Asked Questions (Part 2)

In the first part of this series, we have taken up a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding NFC. We have answered questions pertaining to NFC security, the difference between NFC and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth when it comes to connection, … 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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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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Albert Hejin Tests Out Near-Field Communication

Rabobank and Albert Hejin is currently testing near-field communication payments at an Amsterdam branch of the supermarket chain. Albert Hejin is the Netherlands’ biggest supermarket chain in terms of market share.  The chain has 832 regular stores, 46 AH to … Continue reading

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AEO Shoppers Can Now Pay Via Near-Field Communication Phones

American Eagle Outfitters has just implemented a new payment service that utilizes near-field communication technology. The AEO flagship store in Times Square now accepts payment via Google Wallet, thanks to newly installed SingleTap terminals that allow payments, redemption of coupons, … Continue reading

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Near-Field Communication: Ready in Three Years?

Near-field communication technology might be all the rage now, with more and more mobile handset manufacturers looking to add NFC capability to their newer models. But let’s be realistic.  Informa Telecoms and Media, a market research firm in the United … Continue reading

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Uses for Near-Field Communications

The most talked about use of near-field communication touches on wireless payments.  If you store your credit card or banking details on your mobile phone, all you have to do is to wave it in front of the receiver and … Continue reading

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