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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Android tablets will come with NFC this fall

NFC Technology

This fall, tablet shoppers will, for the first time, have near field communications (NFC) enabled devices available within two of their choices, both of which will be seven-inch Android 2.3 models from TazTag and Sharp. The TazTag device is a combination of NFC with a biometric finger scanner, in addition to Wi-Fi, GPS, ZigBee, Bluetooth, as well as optional 3G. On the other hand, the Sharp RW-T107 is a tablet that is more enterprise-focused which supports Sony Felica’s version of NFC. The two companies made their own separate announcements of…

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