NFC Forum Releases New IoT, Event Management And Mobility-as-a-Service Resources
The NFC Forum, the global standards-body for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, unveiled two white papers and an infographic today ranging in topics from Internet-of-Things (IoT) data acquisition and mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) to event management and improving the customer experience with NFC.
The white papers share best practices, recommendations, use cases and examples and can be downloaded for free along with an infographic here. NFC is one of the most popular and prolific technologies in the world and is found on the estimated three billion smartphones in use today.
125 Billion By 2030
According to IHS (News - Alert) Markit by 2030, the number of connected IoT devices worldwide will top 125 billion reaching into almost every aspect of business and consumer life. NFC's simple "tap and go" paradigm enables initial configuration, control, troubleshooting assistance, data acquisition and updating for IoT and other devices. This unique capability of NFC helps businesses establish and foster stronger connections with their customers.
Download White Papers And Infographic
The NFC Forum was launched as a non-profit industry association in 2004 by leading mobile communications, semiconductor, and consumer electronics companies. The Forum's mission is to advance the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum's global member companies are currently developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery and device capability. Only member companies can participate in the Forum's certification program of NFC devices, readers and tags.