The Smart Card Alliance and the NFC Forum presented NFC Solutions Summit on May 15/16 –the leading American showcase for the burgeoning technology of Near Field Communications. NFC Solutions Summit covered the state of this promising technology, developments in new NFC devices and add-ons, the status of the growing NFC ecosystem, the promise of NFC-enabled payments and other popular applications, NFC implementation, and American and international market forecasts.
The conference presentations leveraged the extensive experience and resources of the Smart Card Alliance and NFC Forum, both widely regarded as leading voices for the application of this technology. The conference features leaders from financial services, applications development, payments processing, technology, retail services, and industry analysts in an interactive, instructive forum on the business issues, implementation milestones, and technology advancements happening in NFC markets.
NFC is gaining momentum with recent product and joint venture announcements from industry-leading handset manufacturers, financial service providers, and mobile network operators, and the industry is moving more quickly toward the establishment of a nationwide infrastructure for NFC-enabled mobile payments and retail applications. Over 150,000 merchants with installed NFC-compatible POS terminals are ready to provide consumers the option of receiving offers and paying for purchases with a wave of their NFC smart phone.
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