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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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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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Nokia Presents NFC In Action At WIMA 2012 (Video)

Nokia introduces various scenarios with NFC technology and Nokia handsets in action using NFC applications.   … Read entire article »

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WIMA 2012 NFC Technology “Tap Into Innovations” Competition Winners

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Apr 12, 2012 The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC), and WIMA, a worldwide event dedicated to NFC technology, have announced the winners in their Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012. Travel was the common theme in the judges’ selections, while the audience voted for NFC badges that support non-profits. The winning entries were named at an awards ceremony held tonight as part of the WIMA event taking place in Monaco: — Best Innovative Solution for the entry that uses NFC technology in the most inventive way to address a market, business, or consumer need — SAi (Israel): Tag-a-Bag luggage tagging and identification — Best Business Viability for the entry that offers an NFC solution with the most commercial potential — … 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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