TITLE

Closing in on Commercial NFC

AUTHOR(S)
Morse, Joni
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Wireless Week;6/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article forecasts the evolution of near field communications (NFC) chips in at least 20% of the world's mobile phones by 2012. Report says that the chip could save mobile subscribers the trouble of carrying an NFC-enabled card. The NFC market is limited because of a lack of agreements in various verticals. The result of a contactless payment study conducted is also reported.
ACCESSION #
25429678

 

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