NFC technology enabled devices will reach 500 million next year

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Half a billion devices will be equipped with these chips by the year 2014. The number of NFC technology enabled devices that will allow smartphones and tablets to transmit data such as credit card and other payments information will break the 500 million mark by the end of 2014, says a recent report. The latest study from ABI Research has shown that the number of these devices is growing fast. The ABI Research report has indicated that even by the end of this year, there will have been 285 million…

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Report shows the growth of NFC technology

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Report highlights the successes of NFC technology Technavio, a market research firm, has released a new report titled “Global Near Field Communication Chip Market 2011-2015.” The report highlights the trends that emerged to influence the worldwide NFC chip market and provide insight on how these trends could affect the market’s future. The report is tailored for “decision makers” who are interested in the capabilities of NFC technology and its various uses. The report notes that one of the most popular sectors in which NFC technology is playing a major role…

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Pulse launches new NFC antenna made from ferrite

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New NFC antenna capable of transmitting data up to 40mm away Pulse Electronics, a developer of electronic components for a variety of platforms, has announced the launch of a new NFC antenna that facilitates data transfers from a distance of up to 40 millimeters. The NFC antenna is comprised of a ferrite sheet, which can be customized to suit a variety of mobile devices. Pulse Electronics suggests that its NFC antenna is easier to install and provides more security than traditional NFC technology. NFC antenna may be more viable than…

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NFC marketing picking up momentum in Japan

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Japanese advertisers take notice of the effectiveness of NFC technology Public transportation is a popular form of travel in large cities. The reasons people favor public transit are numerous, ranging from financial concerns to convenience, but its popularity has not gone unnoticed by marketers. For years, marketers have utilized public transportation as a way to reach out to a large number of consumers. As more of the consumers make use of mobile technology, marketers are beginning to adopt mobile marketing schemes to reach these consumers. In Japan, NFC technology has…

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NFC technology can be used for much more than mobile commerce thanks to new app from the Android Market

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Today, much of the news regarding NFC technology revolves around how it can be used for mobile commerce. The technology, however, can be used for much more than making payments from a smart phone. For those more interested in social networking than mobile commerce, a new app has come to the Android Market. The app is called Add Friend and it utilizes NFC technology to connect people via Facebook. The app aims to streamline social networking in the real world for those with NFC-enabled smart phones. NFC chips, such as…

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