Gartner report highlights the potential of emerging technologies

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Gartner examines the impact new technologies may have on the world Gartner Inc., a leading technology and market research firm, has released a new report that examines emerging technology and how it may affect the future. The report, titled “2012 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies,” draws attention to innovations that are occurring in the world of technology. Activity streams, Internet TV, cloud computing, and NFC technology are all examined by the report and each is expected to have an indelible impact on consumers. Technologies reaching their tipping point in various…

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Rectenna could lead to affordable NFC technology

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Mobile commerce is sore need of infrastructure Though NFC technology has come under fire recently due to security concerns, it has managed to retain much of the favor it had garnered in its earlier days amongst many industries. NFC technology is becoming most widely used in mobile commerce, but an infrastructure capable of supporting the widespread adoption of mobile commerce is currently scarce. Building a comprehensive infrastructure of any kind would be a costly venture, so much so that the progress of mobile commerce may be stifled. While the costs…

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NFC technology may be entering into India’s railway system

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NFC technology shows potential in railway ticketing NFC technology is beginning to become increasingly common in the world of transportation. The technology, which often takes the form of stickers, has begun appearing on plane and railway tickets. Some transportation officials believe that NFC technology could be an effective form of ticketing, allowing travelers more dynamic access to the information they may need. Nokia shares in the belief of this theory and is currently in negotiations with Metro Rail of India. Nokia begins to expand its use of NFC technology Nokia…

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NFC technology could lead to more control over electronics

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Apple continues to show interest in NFC technology It is no secret that technology giant Apple has taken an acute interest in NFC technology. Though the company’s interest in the technology may be common knowledge, the exact details concerning its use of the technology are often shrouded in secrecy. A new patent application filed by Apple sheds some light on how the company plans to use NFC technology in the future to some degree. The patent suggests that Apple is working on creating systems, methods, and devices that can lead…

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NFC technology may be faced with daunting challenges in Asia

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ROA Holdings study suggests steps to expedite the adoption of NFC technology NFC technology has managed to grab international attention for its uses in various industries. Much of this attention, but not all of it, has been positive, with many consumers showing a great deal of interest in making use of the technology. The vast majority of consumers are still quite unfamiliar with the technology, however, which may become a roadblock in the expansion of NFC-based services in the future. A new study from ROA Holdings suggests that NFC technology…

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