Report shows mobile commerce spurs NFC adoption

mobile commerce and NFC technology

Mobile commerce helps makes NFC more popular Most modern mobile commerce initiatives are based on the use of NFC technology. This technology allows for digital information to be transmitted over short distances and have proven very proficient in facilitating payments from mobile devices. The problem, however, is that only mobile devices that are equipped with NFC technology can make use of these mobile commerce platforms. These devices have been somewhat rare in the past, but the growing popularity of mobile commerce has forced device makers to bring new NFC-enabled smartphones…

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Berg Insight study shows that NFC-enabled smart phones sales will jump to 100 million this year

NFC Technology

A new study from Berg Insight, a market research and analysis firm based in Sweden, paints a bright future for NFC-enabled smart phones. The study suggests that sales of NFC-enabled smart phones will jump to 100 million this year, up from 30 million in 2011. The rapid adoption of these mobile devices is likely due to the growing popularity of mobile commerce. NFC smart phones can be used as mobile payment devices, enabling users to make purchases without having to use physical currency or credit card. The technology is not…

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