NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use
of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, will hold a special event
for software developers on Friday, March 21 in San Francisco, at the
Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf. Developers from all industries are invited to
attend and discover where NFC technology and the "Internet of Things"
are headed in 2014. Advance registration
Tap into the power of NFC at the Spotlight for Developers Day in San Francisco
(Photo: Business Wire)
The "Spotlight for Developers" brings together top names in mobile
devices, consumer electronics, software, and wireless technology. The
event showcases NFC integration in innovative new products, services,
vertical markets, and software, leading to valuable new opportunities
for developers. Presenters are leading authorities on smartphone
platforms, including Android™, Blackberry® 10 OS, and Windows Phone™.
"With over 500 million NFC devices in the market this
year, the development and deployment of fresh, new applications will
drive expansion of the NFC ecosystem, and stimulate business and
consumer demand," said Koichi Tagawa, chairman of the NFC Forum. "The
Spotlight for Developers is as much an opportunity for NFC Forum members
to learn from the developer community as it is a chance to share our
expertise and the latest NFC products."
The "Spotlight for Developers" program includes:
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About Near Field Communication Technology
NFC technology makes life easier and more convenient for consumers
around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange
digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. A
standards-based connectivity technology, NFC harmonizes today's diverse
contactless technologies, enabling current and future solutions in areas
such as access control, consumer electronics, health care, information
collection and exchange, loyalty and coupons, payments, and transport.
NFC technology is supported by the world's leading communication device
manufacturers, semiconductor producers, network operators, IT and
services companies, and financial services organizations. NFC is
compatible with hundreds of millions of contactless cards and readers
already deployed worldwide.
About the NFC Forum
The NFC Forum (http://www.nfc-forum.org)
was launched as a non-profit industry association in 2004 by leading
mobile communications, semiconductor, and consumer electronics
companies. The Forum's mission is to advance the use of Near Field
Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring
interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market
about NFC technology. The Forum's 190 global member companies currently
are developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and
protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service
delivery, device discovery, and device capability. The NFC Forum's
Sponsor members, which hold seats on the Board of Directors, include
leading players in key industries around the world. The Sponsor members
are: Broadcom Corporation, Google, Inc., Intel, MasterCard Worldwide,
NEC, Nokia, NXP Semiconductors, Qualcomm, Renesas Electronics
Corporation, Samsung, Sony Corporation, STMicroelectronics, and Visa Inc.
This press release is an independent publication of the NFC Forum, and
it has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by
Blackberry, Google, Inc., or Microsoft Corporation.
Trademark names mentioned in this document are registered trademarks or
trademarks of companies in the U.S. and other countries.
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