- Dozens Piloting NFC-Driven Museum in a Box
Collections like those at the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Smithsonian Libraries are testing the NFC-enabled "brain box," which contains 3D-printed models and picture postcards of artifacts, to trigger recorded descriptions, commentary or music, or to record new sounds dedicated to a particular artifact.
- Companies Eye RFID for Venue Security
Microcom sees growing interest in RFID technology use to increase security on its sites at parks, stadiums or theaters, with hybrid UHF and NFC solutions to monitor guests' locations for security purposes and marketing.
- NFC Gets in the Ring at UFC Fan Village
This past summer, Ottawa's Ultimate Fighting Championship Fan Village found that participants using NFC-enabled technology from XOLUTION had higher game participation rates, and also shared event-based information via social networks about 5,000 times.
- NFC Tags on Collars Identify Lost Pets
Skoubee developed a digital medal that can be read with a smartphone, making it easy to locate the owner of a missing dog or cat.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 Report, Part 2
RFID Journal recently held its 12th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's main-conference and solution-provider sessions, as well as the RFID Journal Awards.
- NFC Tags for New Business and Consumer Applications
Now that most smartphones are equipped with Near Field Communication technology, RFID providers are offering a wide variety of NFC transponders.