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NFC

abbr.
National Football Conference
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NFC

abbreviation for
near field communication: a technology that allows wireless communication of electronic devices over short distances
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It also comes with the best encryption standards as it has 64/128 bit WEP, WPA/WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise and WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) support.
(87) In fact, the Wi-Fi Alliance--a body that promotes Wi-Fi technology and certifies products that conform to Wi-Fi industry standards--recognized consumer difficulty in enabling security features and, in response, developed a new mechanism called Wi-Fi Protected Setup ("WPS"), which serves "to ease setup of Wi-Fi networks and encourage consumers to always enable security features." (88) But these measures have not had overwhelmingly positive results, and a significant number of Wi-Fi networks continue to operate in unsecured mode.
Wi-Fi Protected Setup relies on eight-digit PINs broken into two sets of four digits, but it allows for repeated attempts at authentication and notifies users when the first four numbers are correct -- a flaw that helps make it possible to guess the passcode in no more than 11,000 tries, instead of as many as 100 million.
According to the company, the certification indicates that the OZMO2000 Wireless Mouse reference design is compliant with dual-band 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz Wi-Fi a/b/g and includes support for other key features for Wi-Fi Direct: WPA2 security, Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) and Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
A Wi-Fi Protected Setup allows for easy and secure establishment of a wireless home network, and a three-line OLED display makes it easy to see exactly where the music is coming from.
According to the company, the new Day/Night Wireless N Camera DCS-932L features 802.11n Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), Motion JPEG and 20fps streaming, as well as infrared (IR) illumination for night vision up to 5m (16.4ft).