Three Questions with NFC for Dummies Author Robert Sabella

NFC for Dummies offers inspiration and practical advice

A guest blog post by Robert Sabella, Founder, NFC Bootcamp and Co-founder, AccelerateNFC 1. Why write an NFC For Dummies book? When a technology or skill reaches the point that it is considered an appropriate topic for a “Dummies” book you can rest assured that the technology or skill has reached a tipping point into […]

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A Tool for Testing NFC Forum LLCP 1.3 (and More)

A guest blog post by Stephen Tiedemann, Sony  The release of LLCP 1.3 marks an important evolutionary step for NFC peer-to-peer communication. With this update is has become possible for NFC devices to use an encrypted data transport channel for all information exchange, making the user data impossible to eavesdrop by a third party. While the […]

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Top Three New NFC Features of Windows 10

Windows 10 Mobile now added Host Card Emulation (HCE) support to enable these new scenarios.

A guest blog post by Andreas Jakl, Tieto Especially in enterprise and industry scenarios, both NFC and Windows are equally important. While Windows 8 already started exploring NFC features, Microsoft went a lot further with Windows 10.  The new operating system version finally enables easy development of sophisticated NFC apps with standard platform APIs, to […]

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CES 2016 Recap: NFC-Enabled Wearables, IoT Home Systems, and Sunburn Sensors

New Samsung Smart Suits feature NFC technology

If the recently concluded CES 2016 show in Las Vegas is any indication, our lives will soon be filled with Oomis, My UVPatches, Smart Suits, and a host of other technological wonders that benefit from the power and convenience of NFC technology. Wearables you actually wear NFC was all over CES, and as expected, wearables […]

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Don’t Lose Fido: Using NFC to Return Lost Companions

A guest blog by Nathan Neil from Purple Deck Media, Inc. My entire work team, family, and friends will tell you that I love my energetic Basenji, Ms. Gina.  Basenji’s are hunting dogs from Africa and like to run as most dogs do.  When we first got her, she was microchipped to help if she […]

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NFC: Tool for Customer Support

A guest blog by Nathan Neil of Purple Deck Media, Inc. Prior to founding Purple Deck Media, I worked as a technology consultant with a customer support team.  One thing that was always a challenge was getting a consumer’s information about their device. The serial number and other identifiers on the bottom of the machine […]

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Top 7 reasons to attend an NFC Forum Plugfest

We all know how crucial it is to ensure that your NFC product interoperates with other implementations. NFC Forum Plugfests are a fantastic way to verify device interaction across product implementations. And our Plugfests are open to members and non-members. Just in case you need convincing, here are a few good reasons to attend. Our […]

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Developer Inspiration: #NFCforGood

Kushi Baby NFC necklace - winner of UNICEF wearables for good challenge

We are serving up some developer inspiration today on the Spotlight blog. There is certainly no shortage of innovative apps and products that are NFC-enabled, but sometimes you come across one that gives you pause. A product that, because of the NFC technology, makes a true impact on the world. Khushi Baby is one such product.  […]

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A World Without Sight: How NFC Technology Helps

The many possibilities of NFC tags

A guest blog by Alastair Hi, My name is Alastair. I’m from a small town in the east of England, and in April 2015 my wife lost her sight as a result of a rare medical condition. She spent a month in hospital, and has since had to adapt and relearn her whole world. Imagine not […]

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