NFC: Near Field Communication

The Many Uses of NFC

Though near field communication has only been deployed recently, there are already many applications for this new technology.

NFC technology has been deployed throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.

Here are a few examples of worldwide NFC diffusion.

Australia's Westpac Bank, Bling, and contactless payments

British band Faithless - an Enhanced Concert

Airtel Africa - mobile phone payments

Korea's Q-Store - In-store browsing, online shopping

This is just a quick sampling of the many trends in NFC technology and the ways in which this technology can make a great impact in different markets.