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What we discovered from ABI Research's study into the NFC Tags market
What we discovered from ABI Research's study into the NFC Tags market

We'd like to applaud ABI Research for a fantastic study into the current uses of silicon-based Near Field Communication (NFC) Tags across different industries, and the future of the field. The name of the study - 'NFC Tags Ready for the Mainstream' - does a neat job of summarising the findings, but in this blog, we would like to delve a little deeper into the results of the research.

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21/10/2020
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How NFC is being used for Product Identification and Authentication
How NFC is being used for Product Identification and Authentication

A 2015 report published by Vandagraf Research spelled out the problem facing clothing brands. Some 20 per cent of all sportswear items were estimated to be counterfeit. That's a serious issue, and one which threatened to seriously jeopardise the livelihood of firms in the sector. But around the same time, the ideal solution had already been developed, and was beginning to gain traction...

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23/09/2020
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Apple and NFC: What are the latest developments?
Apple and NFC: What are the latest developments?

It doesn't feel like two years since the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2017, when Apple announced that it would be relaxing restrictions on Near Field Communication (NFC).

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16/07/2019
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What are the uses of NFC at festivals?
What are the uses of NFC at festivals?

When you think about festivals, what springs to mind? Perhaps being a free spirit, spending long lazy days in the sun without a care in the world, or jumping around to the sound of your favourite bands.

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16/04/2019
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The difference between Workplace, General, On Metal and Clear NFC Tags
The difference between Workplace, General, On Metal and Clear NFC Tags

In the Contactless era, NFC Tags are king. In recent years we have seen Near Field Communication (NFC) revolutionise processes from hospital bed monitoring to warehouse management and display advertising campaigns.

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26/03/2019
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The Internet of Things: Why smart components and NFC are the perfect match
The Internet of Things: Why smart components and NFC are the perfect match

The Internet of Things has already made its mark. But the next few years could see it become a technology which is increasingly part of our everyday lives - even if we can't see it!

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18/02/2019
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How can we include NFC in our Marketing Campaign?
How can we include NFC in our Marketing Campaign?

Have you heard about Near Field Communication (NFC) technology being used in marketing circles, but are unsure on how exactly it is applied?

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28/01/2019
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A monumental year for NFC: 2018
A monumental year for NFC: 2018

As we approach the end of 2018, it is too early for comprehensive studies into how much the Near Field Communication (NFC) market has grown over the last 12 months.

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27/11/2018
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Why NFC Products go hand in hand with Printing
Why NFC Products go hand in hand with Printing

The global Near Field Communication (NFC) market is tabbed to grow to a value of over £38 billion by the year 2025.

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08/10/2018
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Contactless for the cause: How NFC is ticking the boxes for Charities
Contactless for the cause: How NFC is ticking the boxes for Charities

Charities may contribute to the greater good more than commercial organisations, but in many cases they are battling with businesses for the same things; namely, the attention of consumers, as well as a financial outlay in the form of a donation.

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12/09/2018
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Making a difference: NFC in Healthcare
Making a difference: NFC in Healthcare

With the advantages offered by Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, the NHS in the UK and health services around the World has the opportunity to streamline more of its processes, slashing overheads and improving accuracy in the process, as well as freeing up a lot of time which was previously taken up by paperwork.

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31/07/2018
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Revolutionising retail: Can NFC save the high street?
Revolutionising retail: Can NFC save the high street?

The weather might be picking up as we enjoy spring in the UK, but for retailers, there is still a certain amount of gloom hanging over the sector.

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13/05/2018
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Marketing hits and pronto payments: Today's NFC differences
Marketing hits and pronto payments: Today's NFC differences

When you hear the term 'NFC', what comes to mind? Ask five different people, and you might get five different answers.

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03/04/2018
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Wear are we going? Tracking the rise of NFC wearables and NFC Jewellery
Wear are we going? Tracking the rise of NFC wearables and NFC Jewellery

Technology and fashion: Both constantly evolving before our eyes, and giving us new ways of doing things.

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27/02/2018
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What is NFC?
What is NFC?

The question of 'What does NFC mean?' has become increasingly common in recent years, as both businesses and consumers alike switch on to one of the most exciting new technologies to emerge.

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08/01/2018
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NFCs role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
NFCs role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or 4IR for short, is the term which has been given to the fourth significant industrial era since the seminal Industrial Revolution of the 1700s.

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04/12/2017
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Apple makes important step on its NFC journey
Apple makes important step on its NFC journey

Near Field Communications (NFC) technology has moved forward at a stunning rate over the past few years - now giving us new possibilities and improved ways to do things in everything from consumer marketing to industrial operations.

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16/10/2017
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Picking up pace: NFC innovations fuelling rapid growth
Picking up pace: NFC innovations fuelling rapid growth

Technological one trick ponies can reach their sell by date very quickly, and that's when we start to see a dip in production and usage as the world moves onto the next big thing.

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07/10/2017
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The NFC Real Estate Revolution
The NFC Real Estate Revolution

It might be said that the savvy estate agent knows how to get the right information, to the right people, at the right time.

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11/09/2017
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How NFC is interacting with consumers
How NFC is interacting with consumers

You can't see it or hear it, but all around us Near Field Communication (NFC) is interacting with consumers in an increasingly engaged world.

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21/08/2017
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Apple Finally Embraces NFC Technology
Apple Finally Embraces NFC Technology

It's been a long time coming. Finally Apple has come around to the fact that the whole world has been benefiting from NFC technology - without them.

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19/06/2017
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