Welsh museum tests iBeacons

The National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon, Wales, is using Bluetooth beacons to let visitors discover more about the collections on show on their mobile devices... More


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NFC technology report available for free download

NFC Technologies and Systems

NFC Technologies and Systems, a 98-page report that explains in detail the technology behind NFC tag reading and writing, the role and functionality of trusted service managers (TSMs), how secure elements work and how they keep sensitive data secure is now available as a free download in the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre... More



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Invitation to contribute to the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre

NFC World editor Sarah Clark

NFC World+ is introducing a new service in September 2014 that will go beyond the news to provide our readers with in-depth information on the technologies driving the future of commerce. Initial expressions of interest are now invited from readers who would like to share their knowledge and experiences with our 100,000+ monthly visitors. More










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US gyms to deliver ads and info via NFC

NFC touchpoints will appear next to DOOH displays

Gym and health club members across the US are to get a personalised mobile experience that uses both NFC and Bluetooth LE thanks to a new deal between Outcast Fitness, the US’ largest health club digital media network, and NFC marketing specialist Blue Bite... More


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US universities test NFC campus cards

Blackboard

Students at Quinnipiac University and Tulane University in the US are testing an NFC version of the Blackboard Transact campus card system, enabling them to use NFC phones in place of their campus ID cards for access control, meal purchases, laundry, copying and printing... More



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Adlink launches B2B NFC phone

Adlink IMX 2000

Taiwan-based technology manufacturer Adlink has released an NFC phone and “industrial mobile handheld device” aimed at automatic identification and data capture applications that includes a 1D laser or 2D camera-based barcode scanner, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 and GPS... More


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London students get NFC posters

Students and staff at Queen Mary, University of London can now find out more about the university’s research and activities through NFC posters placed at the institution’s Mile End campus... More




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UK college uses NFC to help teach English

Central College Nottingham's NFC word hunt

A British college has used NFC touch points placed around its campus to help foreign language students improve their English — and found that the NFC tags offer a number of important advantages over an earlier version that used QR codes. More