Near field communication (NFC) is a set of communication protocols that enable two electronic devices, one of which is usually a portable device such as a smartphone, to establish communication by bringing them within 4 cm (2 inch) of each other.
The NFC Forum is a non-profit industry association whose membership draws from all parts of the NFC ecosystem. Working within the framework of the NFC Forum, member organizations share development, application, and marketing expertise to develop the best possible solutions for advancing the use of Near Field Communication, enhancing the lives of consumers worldwide and advancing members’ business objectives.
NFC is Changing the Future of Transport
Think for a moment about your last trip. Chances are, you experienced some level of frustration managing the process of buying and redeeming tickets, determining the best travel methods, and just keeping track of all the pieces. That is why members of the NFC Forum are advocating to change the face of smart travel, making these issues a thing of the past! Check out our latest infographic to learn how NFC technology is creating one seamless integrated platform with many journey enhancements – making way for a new, empowered mobile traveller of the future.
For a short NFC introduction, play this comprehensive video: