Here's part of the content - you would like to know it all? Delve into this book today!..... : Near field communication (NFC) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them into close proximity, usually no more than a few centimetres.
...EAT, a well known UK restaurant chain and Everything Everywhere (Orange Mobile Network Operator) partner on the UK's first nationwide NFC enabled smartposter campaign. (lead by Rene' Batsford, Head of ICT for EAT, also known for deploying the UK's first nationwide contactless payment solution in 2008) A specially created mobile phone app is triggered when the NFC enabled mobile phone comes into contact with the smartposter.
...When NFC works with an unpowered device (e. g. , on a phone that may be turned off, a contactless smart credit card, a smart poster), however, the NFC power consumption is greater than that of Bluetooth V4.
... On November 17, 2010, after two years of discussions, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile launched a joint venture intended to develop a single platform on which technology based on the Near Field Communication (NFC) specifications can be used by their customers to make mobile payments.
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Inside the Guide: Near field communication, Wii U GamePad, UICC configuration, TransferJet, Symbian, Single Wire Protocol, Radio-frequency identification, Poken, Object hyperlinking, Nokia 6131, Near and far field, NXP Semiconductors, Mobile phone, Mobile payment, Mobile operating system, MasterCard, MIFARE, ISM band, Google Wallet, GlobalPlatform, FeliCa, Contactless smart card, Contactless payment, CIPURSE, Bluetooth low energy, Bluetooth, Android (operating system)