24 Oct '11, 7am

Will NFC Technology Take Off In Singapore?

Will NFC Technology Take Off In Singapore?

Near Field Communication (NFC) – a form of data transmission that allows simplified transactions, data exchange, and wireless connections between two devices in close proximity to each other – is one of the newest technologies currently being embraced by the mobile communications industry, and especially by handset makers. Samsung, for example, together with Google recently unveiled in an event Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” on the Samsung GALAXY NEXUS smartphone. One of the more nifty features was Android Beam , which employs NFC to allow tap-to-share functionality to share information such as contact details, web pages and more. Nokia shows NFC technology use in transport, tourism in Singapore Nokia in Singapore also recently unveiled various initiatives that showcased interesting applications of NFC technology. The Finnish telecommunications giant, for example, partne...

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