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Securing Your NFC Online Presence

NFC technology in 2013 has seen tremendous growth in mainstream adaptation and with that growth it brings with it new players to the field, who each want to be #1 in their field. As with any business today, a strong online presence is necessary and to have a website that has a descriptive domain name. Descriptive, generic, NFC technology keywords are important signal to search engines of what your site is about, the services you offer and the products you produce. Such examples would be this site, NFCmagazine.com, or other descriptive names like NFCapplications, NFCbilling, NFCelectronics, NFChealthcare, NFClocks, NFCmedia, NFCmarketing, NFCprogram, NFCopensource… All internet search engine algorithms are based on keywords, especially in relation to the domain name. Ensuring that you are targeting the correct keywords, strategic places including page titles, page … Read entire article »

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Connecthings « Tags » Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress

Connecthings « Tags » Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress The city of Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress leverage the platform and the expertise of Connecthings, the European leader for contactless NFC services Paris, February 20th. On the occasion of the GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s premier mobile industry event taking place in Barcelona from February 25th to 28th, Connecthings launches a panel of NFC services (Near Field Communication) within the Catalan capital. Smart access points are installed throughout the city, the airport, hotels and at the heart of the event for the “NFC Experience”, allowing to access dynamic and contextualized services. To make this new experience possible, Connecthings builds on its AdTagTM platform, a tag and contactless services management solution with unique capabilities. This cloud-based tool allows to optimally and dynamically … Read entire article »

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X No Longer Marks The Spot

Throughout the ages, X always marked the spot for a pirates treasure waiting to be found. As NFC technology gets underway and builds popularity amongst consumers, the NFC “N” mark / symbol will soon become the destination where consumers will identify as a touchpoint that is NFC enabled. The treasures to be found inside a NFC tag are numerous and the content will vary according to the data that the tag issuer wants to deliver. From simple url`s, product information, discounts and coupon codes, and contactles payments,  the “N” symbol will soon be our new “X”. The “N” mark is the official symbol for consumers to identify NFC enabled devices and tags. The “N” symbol will be found on parking meters, smart posters, home electronics, point of sales, and many other products and … Read entire article »

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500 New “NFC” Domain Names Registered

As NFC technology starts trending, there has been quite a bit of speculation from domain name investors lately. Last week there were 537 “NFC” related domain names registered @ Sedo.com. From reading through this list, you will see that many of the newly registered domains make no sense what so ever. This leads me to believe that they were not registered by hand, but by a program inserting dictionary words and popular keywords. There are quite a few longtail names which include 2-3-4 words and “NFC” that do make sense, but I see no value in many of them. Mostly noted in this list is the absence of the “N” mark symbol domain names, most likely because of the trademark issues that might occur. … Read entire article »

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Sony Xperia – NFC Enabled

Android platform Sony Smartphone, NFC enabled, and Awesome! That basically describes this users experience so far…  The Sony Xperia has been quite an exceptional experience when it comes to  being user friendly. It is for sure not an iPhone in its simplicity, but the power behind it makes up for the extra work involved to configure it. When I made the decision to buy a Sony Xperia it came down to three requirements, first my next touch screen will be a NFC enabled device, it needs to be powerful, and have an attractive price. My new smartphone also needed to have features that I require for both business and pleasure. Mind you, I carry at times up to 10 NFC enabled phones for demonstrations and presentations from different manufacturers and mobile OS`s.The main attraction … Read entire article »

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