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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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Coop and Migros plan NFC applications in Switzerland

Coop, Migros and ZVV want next year to introduce contactless payment: With NFC technology to customers to pay with their mobile phone. Play count, photograph, surf, plan routes, manage contacts, lists, send messages and even phone calls: The mobile phone has become multipurpose. When it comes to various major Swiss companies, will next year added an additional function: Pay. Sunrise and Swisscom will launch next year, the payment via cell phone, the report “NZZ am Sonntag”. This is possible because companies like Coop, Migros and the Zurich Transport Authority (CRVO) their card terminals on NFC switch and thus a sufficiently large offer for the telcos is created. While there is NFC (Near Field Communications) for some time, but until today there are only about 3,500 such terminals, such as kiosks or Valora McDonald’s … Read entire article »

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NFC Door Locks

NFC Door Locks   NFC enabled door locking systems, digital door locks and other electronic locking solutions are now available through a number of lock manufacturers. Companies such as Abbus, Kwikset, Yale, Assa Abloy, Master Lock, Kaba Group and others are now incorporating NFC digital door locks into their security offerings, providing a higher level of security at the same time that they’re offering more convenience to users. NFC enabled security access is now available for the private residence, businesses, and as well corporate offices. The use of NFC technology offers electronic locking systems an opportunity to provide Controlled Access, Accountability, Physical Security, and easy System Management. Contactless or wireless locking gives the user a straightforward, easy and convenient way to gain access, and lets the security system administrators to have  online access for … 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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NFC Solutions Summit 2012

 NFC Forum Chairman Koichi Tagawa to Deliver Opening Keynote at NFC Solutions Summit, May 22   NFC Forum Track on May 23 Will Highlight the State of Technology; Forum Chairman Will Also Address NFC Meetup Group May 23   WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – May 21, 2012 – The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, announced that Forum Chairman Koichi Tagawa will be the opening keynote speaker May 22 at the NFC Solutions Summit taking place in Burlingame, California. Mr. Tagawa will address the plenary attendees on the topic “NFC Momentum: Beyond the Killer App.”   The NFC Solutions Summit, May 22-24, is a comprehensive North American showcase for the high-growth NFC technology, and it is jointly presented by the NFC Forum and the Smart Card Alliance . At the event, industry leaders … Read entire article »

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