search slide
search slide
pages bottom
Currently Browsing: Results for Tag "NFC"

Qualcomm may acquire NXP Semiconductor in $30 billion deal

Qualcomm may acquire NXP Semiconductor in $30 billion deal Rumors suggest that Qualcomm might be planning to acquire NXP Semiconductor in a deal worth at least $30 billion.If Qualcomm is a high-profile success story that’s risen to dominate modem licensing and smartphone SoC design, NXP Semiconductor is the multi-billion dollar semiconductor company you haven’t heard of.

Never Lose Your Wallet, or Identity, With Solar-Charged Ekster

Never Lose Your Wallet, or Identity, With Solar-Charged Ekster Manufacturer Ekster has a better solution: a solar-charged, RFID-blocking smart wallet with location tracking.The ultra-slim accessory allows easy one-click access to hidden cards—further protected from wireless skimming and data theft via built-in shielding technology.

This smart ring lets you buy stuff with your finger, no phone required

This smart ring lets you buy stuff with your finger, no phone required The ring purportedly works without a smartphone connection, giving its users an untethered experience using near field communication (NFC) technology.The makers of Kerv claim the device is the first smart ring in the world with purchasing capabilities, but it's facing challenges from another UK-based smart ring maker, NFC Ring, which also uses NFC tech to make payments.

Smart Flip-Flops Keep Brand, Buyers Connected

Smart Flip-Flops Keep Brand, Buyers Connected It’s often difficult for Hari Mari, which sells online and through third-party retailers, to gather data about buyers or target them with future products and discounts, as reported by Fast Company.Instead, flip-flop owners can download the companion mobile app to receive offers and communicate with Hari Mari and Nokona.

It’s more than the wallet-killer: Everything you need to know about NFC

It’s more than the wallet-killer: Everything you need to know about NFC With NFC, a connection is automatically started when another NFC device enters into that previously specified four-inch range.With Apple Pay, this means placing your finger on the home button, which houses the Touch ID function.

A wristband with your medical records could be a life-saver in emergencies

A wristband with your medical records could be a life-saver in emergencies That includes medical professionals working as quickly as possible to figure out what's wrong and help you.WRIXO, a cloud-based medical wristband, is trying to make this process faster.

You can now pay for public transport in China's capital with Android phones

You can now pay for public transport in China's capital with Android phones The Chinese capital has beat out many other world cities by unlocking NFC payments for public transport.Alas, the mobile payment feature isn't for iPhones yet, because Apple hasn't enabled developer access to the NFC chip in its phones.