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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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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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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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