Tag: Mobile phones

Analyst says services, not payments, will drive NFC to mass…

Let’s say you are one of the lucky consumers that purchases one of the 100 million NFC-enabled mobile devices that will ship worldwide in 2012.  How do you picture yourself using it?  To buy your morning coffee quickly with just a wave of your phone? Or for some other application like pairing devices and reading […]

Christmas lights and the NFC paper trail

News that Christmas lights in Cambridge (UK) were turned on using an NFC smartphone this year has prompted me to take a look at NFC’s eco credentials. Aside from the festive novelty of using a phone to turn on a set of Christmas lights, NFC has the capacity to have a profound effect on the […]