NFC Poised for Growth With Apple Acquisitions and Partnerships

By Claire Swedberg

The technology firm has acquired NFC payment company Mobeewave, teamed up with BMW for keyless car access, and released a feature for developers to provide easy NFC transactions without requiring an app.

Near Field Communication (NFC)'s touchless applications are experiencing growth this summer, in some cases accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, as technology companies such as Apple are reorganizing and releasing NFC solutions that allow more transactions for consumers without requiring them to touch key pads, pens or cards. Several announcements from Apple this summer have demonstrated this trend. This month, Apple has acquired NFC mobile payment s...

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