NFC Forum Member Profile: Stephen Tiedemann

NFC Forum member Stephen Tiedemann

  An active member of the NFC Forum since 2007, Stephen first made his mark contributing to the development of the Logical Link Control Protocol (LLCP) specification and publishing the first LLCP implementation as open source. Building on LLCP, he initiated and led the development of the Simple NDEF Exchange Protocol (SNEP) specification towards a […]

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Top 7 Critical Actions to Take When Crowdfunding an NFC Product

Crowding funding an NFC product advice by John McLear of NFC RING: http://tapintonfc.org/2014/09/top-7-critical-actions-to-take-when-crowdfunding-an-nfc-product/

A guest blog by John McLear, NFC Ring The popularization of crowdfunding through websites such as Indiegogo, Kickstarter and Bitcoinstarter has left its mark on several NFC projects and this has lead to growth of interest in the area. In this blog post I will cover what I learned launching a project and some basic tips […]

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What you missed at the Tokyo NFC Developer Conference

NFC, HCE, Internet of Things - presentation deck from NFC in Action Conference

We had a fantastic turnout at our NFC in Action Conference in Tokyo last week. A huge thanks to all the speakers and attendees. You added energy to this event and accentuated the fact that the momentum for NFC is growing.  For those of you who were not able to attend, have no fear. We […]

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NFC Forum Developers program: Celebrate, Share and Win

#Tapin2NFC hashtag contest

New website for NFC developers. Check. High visibility place to show off cool NFC products and apps. Check. Ways to connect to other developers and NFC experts. Check. Yep, we have a lot to celebrate! And celebrate we will with a Twitter #Tapin2NFC hashtag giveaway. One lucky person will win a Sony SmartWatch! Here’s the […]

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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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Keep your passwords secure with ScanPassNFC

The more difficult your password, the more secure you are, right? But who wants to remember long and complex strings of letters, numbers and symbols—let alone type them in each time. Solution: ScanPassNFC from Red Hound Software. Says Red Hound, “Among other features, the application writes encrypted data to an NFC tag. It can then […]

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Get more done quickly with NFC Toolkit For Windows

In addition to reading and writing tags, the NFC Toolkit app for Windows phone lets you create Profiles. What are profiles? They are a series of actions that your phone can undertake based on your settings. So you tap one NFC tag, for example and you can launch multiple applications in a row. Cool, no? […]

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ABA NFC lets you read/write just about anything

Congrats to ABA NFC who were named an App of the Week by Android Central, as well as Android Tapp’s “50+ new apps you should try this weekend.” We can see why. It lets you read/write about a million functions using NFC technology (OK, not a million, but about as many uses as we could […]

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