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  • NFC Delivers Hemp Product Authentication, Information to Consumers

    The Near Field Communication-enabled packaging that PearlCBD employs for its goods helps consumers confirm the authenticity of a lotion or capsule, as well as view its certification data, and learn about what cannabidiols are and how they are used.

  • NFC Headlines at Afro Nation Festival

    A cashless-payment solution known as Event Genius was offered at last year's global festival in Ghana and is now planned for use at Afro Nation Portugal, with the goal of reducing queues, increasing purchasing and decreasing theft.

  • NFC Personalizes Ice Bottle to Reduce Waste

    Pure Hydration's new intelligent, reusable water bottle employs NFC technology to enable users to track their own filtered water consumption, locate refill stations and access data personalized to their own interests.

  • With NFC Kiosk, Your Order Is Ready

    Restaurants, fast-food chains and stadiums are either piloting or planning pilots of a solution from Grubbrr that allows users to place orders and then pay for their meals with the tap of an NFC-enabled phone or watch.

  • Hybrid IC Adds Content Access to UHF-NFC Product Label

    EM Microelectronic's em/echo-v enables UHF RFID use for inventory and supply chain management, as well as NFC functionality, not only to authenticate a product with an NFC device such as a phone, but also to automatically access content.

  • Janam Offers Contactless Self-Credentialing Solutions With NFC

    The company recently debuted its XT3 touch computer and Guardian GT1 entry pedestal, designed to improve access control.

  • Mobile Phone Companies to Demonstrate UWB Payments

    NTT Docomo, Sony and NXP plan to show how ultra-wideband technology can enable consumers to make payments via smartphone, based on their location, without having to tap the phone or remove it from a pocket or purse.

  • Partnership Targets Flexible, Low-Cost NFC for Pharma

    Schreiner MediPharm is offering a new line of smart tags for pharmaceutical products, made possible by leveraging PragmatIC's ConnectIC family of flexible circuit boards.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Murata Electronics intros on-metal tool-tracking tag; SATO offers printer capable of encoding RFID labels; Schreiner MediPharm unveils RFID label, supply chain security solutions; STMicroelectronics rolls out system-on-chip for LoRa IoT; Bluebird debuts new IoT RFID products; NFC Forum releases new specifications.

  • Transport Companies in Miami, Philadelphia Opt for Contactless Payments

    The use of NFC technology is becoming increasingly common on buses and subways around the world, especially through smartphones.

  • Holiday Donors Use NFC for Salvation Army Kettle Pay

    The organization rolled out NFC-based Apple Pay and Google Pay options for payments at shopping areas around U.S. cities for the 2019 holiday season, providing a digital option for donors who may not carry spare change in their pockets.

  • Concept Store Delivers Product Content via NFC, RFID

    McKinsey and Mall of America have teamed up to offer a store where shoppers can explore content about products using hot spots, touch screens and magic mirrors, along with UHF RFID-based inventory management.

  • American Airlines Scans Passports via NFC Mobile App

    International airline check-in automation has taken a step forward with the adoption of NFC technology to recognize passports.

  • Smart Display Solution Finds a Match in RFID

    Ynvisible has developed an interactive printed graphics display that employs RFID for power harvesting and could also be married to NFC, HF or UHF tags and sensors to provide visual displays in places where RFID reads are inconvenient or impossible.

  • RFID Brings Precision to Dice Rolls

    EPC Solutions Taiwan has built a solution enabling 99.7 percent accuracy of automated dice-throw reads, with an RFID reader built into a throwing machine, six UHF RFID tags in each die and custom near-field antennas that can read tags with 1-centimeter precision.

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