Near Field Communications

Displaying 1 - 10 of 118

Smartphones will never run out of battery with new charging tables

Smartphones will never run out of battery with new charging tables
In this day and age we all have the constant fear of our smartphone battery dying, and there is nothing more annoying than having to carry a phone charger or portable charger around with you. However, a French pioneer in wireless charging technologies has created the solution to this. A wireless charging function has now been integrated into all brand-new smartphones, meaning less of a reliance on charging cables.
17th May 2018

Connecting devices wirelessly

Connecting devices wirelessly
Two new Anybus WLAN Access Points have been introduced by HMS Industrial Networks as industrial-grade infrastructure hubs for long range Wireless LAN connectivity. The products are suitable for collecting data wirelessly from any machinery or system, especially those equipped with Anybus Wireless Bolt or Bridge The Anybus Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Access Points allow users to set up an industrial wireless infrastructure for multiple wireless clients.
4th May 2018

Smart Plug supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

Smart Plug supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  D-Link has unveiled the DSP-W115 Smart Plug, along with the new mydlink app, which enables home automation functions through integration with popular Smart home platforms Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
12th March 2018


Eliminating the connector and keeping the connection

Eliminating the connector and keeping the connection
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has announced the expansion of its Lattice Snap wireless connector product family to support broader adoption of 60GHz wireless technology in consumer and embedded applications. 
23rd February 2018

Smart sensor designed for wireless temperature loggers

Smart sensor designed for wireless temperature loggers
  A NFC sensor tag and data logger IC for smart labels which enables more efficient and accurate monitoring of the condition of assets such as food, pharmaceuticals and healthcare products in storage and in transit, has been introduced by supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams.
18th December 2017

Cheers! Flexible electronics smartens up packaging

Cheers! Flexible electronics smartens up packaging
  A smart beer label is not necessarily one that tells you when you have had enough, but one that can use push marketing to prompt drinkers to collect money off vouchers, via a smart label.
21st November 2017

NFC sensor designed for industrial IoT applications

NFC sensor designed for industrial IoT applications
  A dynamic NFC sensor tag IC which meets industrial-grade quality standards and provides high reliability in mission-critical applications and in products with a long operating lifetime has been announced by ams. The AS3956 acts as a contactless bridge between sensors and any NFC reader, such as a smartphone, through a host microcontroller.
31st October 2017

44 million mobile credentials to be downloaded by 2021

44 million mobile credentials to be downloaded by 2021
Less than one million mobile credentials were downloaded by end users of mobile access solutions in 2016. However, this number is expected to increase rapidly during the next five years, reaching 44 million downloads by 2021. By Jim Dearing, Senior Analyst, Building and Security Technology, IHS Markit
13th October 2017

Fingerprint module integrated in mobile Android terminal

Fingerprint module integrated in mobile Android terminal
Global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, Suprema, has announced that the company's SFU-S20 fingerprint modules are integrated into the new BioRugged LCC, an affordable 5" Mobile Android terminal from BioRugged. SFU-S20 is an FBI PIV and FAP20 certified USB fingerprint scanner designed to provide a high-level biometric security solution for identity management applications. The SFU-S20 features a slim optical sensor with a larger platen and the latest anti-spoofing (live fingerprint detection) technology.
31st August 2017

Going cone-tactless for summer

Going cone-tactless for summer
In response to 40% of people saying they are put off by long queues at ice cream vans, Barclaycard has announced it is piloting ‘Contactless Cones’ – a refreshing solution to reduce the time it takes to get a sweet treat. The self-serve ice cream van pilot will dramatically reduce the average wait time of almost eight minutes by introducing contactless technology to a typically cash-only service.
30th August 2017


Near Field Communications documents


Sign up to view our publications

Sign up

Sign up to view our downloads

Sign up

Developing secure and scalable IoT solutions
21st June 2018
United Kingdom Cocoon Networks, London
The Security Event 2019
9th April 2019
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham