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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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Nokia brings NFC to Nokia Lumia 610

Monaco – Nokia today announced an NFC version of the recently-launched Nokia Lumia 610, the most affordable smartphone in the Lumia range and the perfect introduction to Windows Phone for a younger audience. Orange will be the first operator to range the Lumia 610 NFC, which can pair with NFC accessories and read NFC tags. The Lumia 610 NFC also has the hardware and software enablers for the implementation of NFC payment and ticketing solutions, and has been certified for contactless payments both with MasterCard PayPassR technology, and with Visa’s mobile application for payments at the point of sale, Visa payWave. “Nokia continues to lead the field in NFC with this latest implementation on the Windows Phone platform, in which we have the full support of Orange,” said Ilari Nurmi, head … 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 Forum and WIMA have extended the deadline for Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012

The NFC Forum and WIMA have extended the deadline for Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012 until midnight, PST, Thursday, March 8. There is still time to enter — learn more and submit your innovative idea at http://www.nfc-forum.org/events/2012_competition/. Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012 will select the most outstanding NFC solutions in the world with these awards: Best Innovative Solution, Best Business Viability and Best User Experience. Deadline for entries has been extended to March 8, nine finalists will be announced on March 19, and the winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on April 12 during the WIMA NFC Monaco event. Don’t miss your opportunity to win recognition for your solution! … Read entire article »

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