FineLine launches new NFC tags for retailers

NFC Technology

FineLine introduces new line of NFC tags FineLine, a provider of ticketing and mobile solutions for the retail industry, has announced a new service that will allow its customers to make use of NFC tags. Through this service, companies can order NFC tags online, which they can then affix to their products, allowing consumers access to digital content. FineLine is yet another company that has begun embracing NFC technology, claiming that its capabilities will bring significant benefits to the retailers that make use of NFC tags. Consumers growing familiar with…

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QR codes and NFC to be supported by Microsoft Tag

Microsoft Tag qr codes

Microsoft has announced that its mobile barcode service, Microsoft Tag, will be supporting near field communication (NFC) and QR code technologies. The software giant is hoping that by adding these additional capabilities to its Tag mobile barcode service, it will be able to reduce or even eliminate the current confusion that consumers have regarding the different types of mobile barcodes that are currently available. According to the general manager of Microsoft Tag, Aaron Getz, Microsoft Tag is offering support for the two most common types of two dimensional mobile barcode…

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ViVOtech wins $24 million in funding, seeks to expand NFC use outside the U.S.

Mobile Commerce Industry

ViVOtech, a provider of NFC-enabled hardware and software, has just finished their latest round of funding and have raised more than $24 million. The money comes from a wave of investors eager to support the growing NFC industry. Indeed, the technology is gaining momentum and more companies around the world are looking to incorporate NFC in their operations. The surge of money will help the company expand its ventures outside of the U.S. and further proliferate the use of NFC technology. Google is one of the primary backers of ViVOtech,…

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