NFC: Impact on Hospitality Services

NFC Technology at wineries

A guest blog by Nathan Neil, Purple Deck Media Summer is coming to a close, but let me take you on a weekend trip in the form of a narrative to see the possibilities that an NFC-enabled world facilitates. In my last blog post, we explored NFC’s impact on manufacturing, health care, and academics. In […]

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NFC: More than Just Mobile Payments

A guest blog by Nathan Neil, Purple Deck Media When consumers and developers think about NFC, most associate it with mobile payments, Apple Pay, and others. Even though the global mobile payment industry is estimated to be worth $2.8 trillion by 2020, the possibilities for NFC uses and applications do not end there. Virtually any […]

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NFC Technology at Mobile World Congress 2015

NFC technology at MWC 2015

Connected living, virtual reality and 5G phones, oh my. No shortage of inspiration and innovation at Mobile World Congress 2015. We were happy to see NFC technology included in numerous significant product and partnership announcements. Here’s a roundup of some of the NFC highlights from MWC15: Brand Thinfilm and Diageo unveiled the connected ‘Smart Bottle’ […]

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Android HCE- An intro to the world of NFC

NFC in Android Development, #HCE

Last week the NFC Forum had the pleasure of attending, sponsoring and exhibiting at AnDevCon in San Francisco. During the Android App classes Neel Rao, Associate Product Manager at Google, gave a fantastic talk on Android HCE — An intro into the world of NFC. Here’s an overview by Neel of his presentation: In these slides […]

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Cashless festivals

Cashless festivals brought to you by #NFC technology & Eagle Eye Technologies

A guest blog post by Kasia Lubwiecka, Eagle Eye Technology. Summer is the season of festivals. In the UK, one of the most exciting ones is Glastonbury, the largest Greenfield music festival in the world. Looking back at this year’s festival we can’t help but think what could have been done better. The line-up this […]

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Four Cool Things You Can Do With Host Card Emulation

For #android developers: Android Implementation of Card Emulation Mode

A guest blog by David Shalaby, TapTrack Since the release of Android 4.4 (KitKat), the NFC community has been buzzing about the possibilities that Host Card Emulation (HCE) allows. At TapTrack, I am frequently asked about HCE and what it means in the grand scheme of things. In this article, I will define what card emulation […]

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