Near Field Communication (NFC) allows devices to transfer data at a close range, typically requiring a distance of 10cm or less. This may be a transfer of data between an NFC tag attached to a smart poster and a NFC enabled mobile phone. Or an NFC reader scanning an NFC wristband for event access.
About the technology
NFC allows two-way interactions between devices, it utilises the key elements in existing standards for contactless card technology (ISO/IEC 14443 A&B and JIS-X 6319-4), offering a maximum communication speed of 424 kbps.
What Can NFC be used for?
Asset Tracking | Advertisements | Loyalty | Coupons | Physical Access | Events | Contactless Payments
Where can you apply NFC?
|Smart Posters||Direct Mail Materials||Exhibition Stands|
|Product & Sales Literature||Adhesive Labels||Packaging (Bottles / Containers)|
Who can use NFC?
NFC can be used in any industry sector, however, here are some examples of the more popular sectors where we have seen NFC adopted:
Health | Education | Marketing | Events | Transport | Travel | Retails | Hospitality | Leisure
Benefits of NFC
- Instant information for the end user
- Tailored content
- Content can be updated
- NFC mobile phone can be used as a ticket for accessing events
- Share business cards with a touch
- Pay for goods with a tap of a NFC mobile phone
What we can help you with
We have strong relationships with NFC software developers and agencies, so can offer you advise and guidance on ways of utilising NFC for your individual applications or projects. Having worked with contactless technology over the past decade, our knowledge on NFC tags, NFC stickers, NFC readers, NFC Tags, NFC Wristbands is second to none.
Encoding We can encode NFC cards, NFC tags, NFC fobs and NFC labels with NFC Forum compatible data depending on your requirements.
Personalisation We can personalise many different from factors including plastic cards, tags, fobs and labels. This can include graphical personalisation as well as materials and adhesives that can be applied.