Monthly Archives: August 2015

Apple joins NFC Forum

Logo nfc forumNearly one year after launching its first devices with NFC chips, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, to enable the Apple Pay mobile payments system, Apple has joined the official NFC Forum as a top-tier sponsor.
This week, Apple made it clear that NFC technology is a high priority for the company both now and in the future.
“The top tier of NFC Forum membership, sponsor membership, entitles an organization to a seat on the NFC Forum board of directors, the association’s governing body,” NFC Forum director Paula Hunter said in a statement. “We are delighted to welcome Apple to our board of directors as an NFC Forum sponsor member.”
Apple isn’t saying much on the matter, but its focus on the NFC Forum speaks volumes on its behalf with regard to the importance of NFC to the future of Apple’s products and services.

Tago Arc: E Ink Bracelet with endless designs

 tago arc


L!BER Technology from Boston, MA., created a wearable whose display design can be changed continuously. A combination of E Ink and NFC makes this happen. And: It needs no charge!

It is simple to use:
•    Create or choose a design from thousands of unique designs in the tago app.
•    Download it on to your smartphone
•    Tag it onto the bracelet in the go, anytime anywhere without having to recharge it ever!
Find out more

Lego Dimensions: NFC-enhanced figurines

legoLego Dimensions is an upcoming action-adventure video game published and distributed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It follows the “toys-to-life” format. The player has Lego figurines which can be placed onto the portal and bring them directly into the video game. Sales start in Europe: End of September 2015.

Official Trailer