NFC technology to continue growing in 2013

NFC techology app

NFC technology to take steps forward in coming year NFC technology is gaining ground in more than just mobile commerce. The technology has long held the interest of businesses and consumers for its capabilities in data sharing and communication. NFC technology can effectively serve as a bridge between a company and a consumer, using nothing more than a mobile device to keep this connection strong and vibrant. As 2013 approaches, the capabilities and reach of NFC technology are expected to expand significantly. Consumer Electronics Association predicts the growth of smart…

Read More

NFC technology enabled smartphones may be the new car key

Car NFC technology key

Hyundai has revealed that it is looking to replace its standard locks with those operated by mobile devices. Auto manufacturer, Hyundai, headquartered in South Korea, has announced that it is working on a keyless entry system for its vehicles, based on NFC technology. This could mean that car keys will be redundant in as short a time as two years from now. The engineers at Hyundai have developed a new form of NFC technology that will allow a smartphone to lock and unlock their vehicles simply by waving the device…

Read More

NFC technology combined with SIM cards to be unveiled by Du

NFC Technology

The near field communication announcement is expected to occur within the first half of next year. Executives from Du, a UAE telco provider, have stated that NFC technology will become a standard feature in smartphones within that country within the first half of next year. This is expected to open up a range of important opportunities for businesses in many industries. The release of NFC technology on such a vast scale throughout the country could also considerably improve the likelihood that mobile wallets will take off in the UAE. This…

Read More

NFC technology marketing and payments in China to favor VeriFone

verifone nfc technology

Two companies in China have selected the platform to allow them to enable their merchant clients. China Mobile and the Bank of China have announced that they will be using the Paymedia Mobile Marketing Platform from VeriFone in order to enable their brands, merchants, and other third parties in order to deploy specific campaigns for NFC technology based mobile wallet services within the city of Shen Yang. This latest mobile commerce news was just recently announced by VeriFone. The Chinese bank and carrier have introduced services that include payments using…

Read More

NFC mobile payments accepted on London busses

mobile commerce london england UK

The public transportation began using these transactions as of last Thursday. The use of NFC mobile technology for making smartphone payments just received a notable boost as London announced that the city’s 8,500 busses would now be accepting the method for the purchase of tickets. The use of this equipment by Transport for London is a mirror of the service already available on Stagecoach. That company began installing the readers for NFC mobile transactions back in 2009. Transport for London is also using the Oyster smartcard program, which uses another…

Read More