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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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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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NFC Technology For Airline Passenger Services

France – Toulouse-Blagnac airport has worked in collaboration with Research In Motion, Orange and SITA to reach new heights in innovative customer service. The airport is launching a Near Field Communication (NFC) trial that enables passengers to pass seamlessly through the airport using just their mobile phones. In a worldwide first for an airport, using a SIM card-based safety protocol, 50 frequent flyers will take part in a trial at Toulouse airport this summer, to test the new service on their BlackBerry® smartphones. NFC technology allows easy access to a wide range of useful services. Using a wireless short-range connection a simple tap of the mobile device can validate a flight ticket, pay for goods or receive information about, for example, departure gates, flight changes and other relevant information. Arriving at T-B … Read entire article »

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Nine Finalists Seek Top Honors in NFC Forum & WIMA’s NFC Global Competition 2012

Winners Will Be Announced at WIMA in Monaco, April 12 WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – March 26, 2012 – The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, and WIMA, a worldwide event dedicated to NFC technology, today announced the nine finalists in their Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012. Created to recognize the development and deployment of innovative and exemplary NFC solutions around the world, this year’s competition attracted three times as many entries as the previous contest in 2010, showcasing the tremendous growth and interest in NFC implementations. The 2012 entries cover a broad span of consumer and business application areas, ranging from new approaches to established applications such as mobile couponing, mobile payment, and retail merchandising, to inventive solutions in new … Read entire article »

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NFC Technology Access Control And Identity Management From Identive Group

Identive Group, Inc. INVE 0.00% (frankfurt:INV), today introduced TouchSecure OpenAccess(TM), a family of revolutionary access readers that enable a broad range of organizations to upgrade and integrate their physical and logical access control systems quickly and cost-effectively while retaining existing proprietary physical access systems. “To enhance security of personnel and assets within their facilities, government agencies and businesses of all sizes are working to integrate their physical and IT network access systems using open standard platforms, so that a single identity credential can be used for employees across the entire enterprise, from door to network,” explained John Menzel, vice president Access Control ID Solutions for Identive. “In order to bridge logical and physical systems with a single identity, door readers need to combine support for proprietary legacy systems with secure and open IT network … Read entire article »

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