In all areas where NFC is applied, especially in contactless payments, failure in communication can lead to bad user acceptance. Ralph Kamp, product manager for NFC test solutions at COMPRION explains: “Probably all of us have experienced this before:
A new study from Juniper Research has found that Visa and Mastercard’s distinct evolutionary strategies in digital payments will underpin the success of a market expected to increase from $3.8 trillion (€3.20 trillion) globally this year to more than $5 trillion (€4.21 trillion) by 2020.
Thin Film Electronics ASA, a provider in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing and smart product solutions, announced that Spanish winemaker, Barbadillo, has launched a consumer-focused marketing campaign using Thinfilm’s SpeedTap™ tags and CNECT Brand Analytics SaaS Platform.
When the first mobile SIM was revealed 1991, it was the size of a credit card. Obviously phones were bigger then. Much bigger.
The rise of the Internet of Things was just the beginning, says Dr. Davor Sutija, CEO of Thinfilm.
783 million people worldwide – equivalent to one in nine people, still don’t have access to clean water. Water systems are continuously installed but 65% break within the first two years as there is no sustainable method of maintaining them.
The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes. A total 4.9 billion units were shipped during that period.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced 4G LTE availability of the Gear S3 classic, bringing enhanced LTE connectivity to the elegant and stylish smartwatch so users can call, navigate, pay, and more, all without their phone.
ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum detailed a standardised approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended.