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NFC

abbr.
National Football Conference

NFC

abbreviation for
near field communication: a technology that allows wireless communication of electronic devices over short distances
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Integrated into a product, its NFC Tag realizes easy Bluetooth[R] peer-to-peer paring and easy power on/off functions simply by touching another NFC supported mobile device, extensions of the TC35676FTG/FSG functions.
The new IC further supports both Bluetooth LE communications and NFC Tag functions, adding ease of both Bluetooth pairing and power on/off functions via touching an NFC-supported smartphone.
Even if you lose your NFC tag or mobile phone, your money is completely safe, unlike cards.
First announced in late 2011, Sony's FeliCa Lite-S chip is a smaller, faster and more secure update to the low cost FeliCa Lite chip for NFC tags and stickers.
Furthermore, with a built-in NFC tag reader, operators can specify an object to be worked on with a touch on its NFC tag and display an operation's details.
SEHK: 8210), Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), today launched two new mobile card readers with audio-jack interface: the ACR32 MobileMate, a magnetic stripe and contact smart card reader, and the ACR35 NFC MobileMate, a magnetic stripe card and NFC tag reader.
In future, the advertisements and posters will have a NFC tag built into it and users will be able to scan the tag with their devices to know more about the products or buy an item from a retailer without leaving their homes.
One example of a solution obtained by using the device together with a head-mounted display is when an operator touches a connector or control panel's NFC tag to obtain its work order, then making a simple gesture to register the task's results.
NFC tag read, write and format, as well as several peer-to-peer mode functions are currently supported, and additional functionality such as card emulation and secure element access will be implemented when they are supported by the Linux NFC subsystem.
The chip in an NFC-enabled device reads information stored in an NFC tag (plastic sticker) and displays it.
Each NFC tag includes a tiny chip, which explains the relatively high prices Samsung and Sony are charging.
Among specific topics are system integration of NFC ticketing into an existing public transport infrastructure, implementing open authentication for web services with a secure memory card, an NFC-based solution for discount and loyalty mobile coupons, and switching the role of NFC tag and reader to implement smart posters.