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NFC technology will be the wave of the near-term future.

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February 02, 2012 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: NXPI , MA , AAPL

What is NFC?

 

The ultimate in convenience for connecting all types of consumer devices

 Evolving from a combination of contactless identification and networking technologies, Near Field Communication (NFC) is a wireless connectivity technology that enables convenient short-range communication between electronic devices.

Who is emerging as a leader in this technology? NXP Semiconductor (NXPI)

Who is in favor of this technology? Mastercard & Apple Corp.

Here is a recent article on NFC technology from 1/30/12 to help you understand the technology:

 http://9to5mac.com/2012/01/30/mastercardpaypass-to-be-nfc-partner-with-apple-on-iphone-5/

 

 

3 Comments – Post Your Own

#1) On February 02, 2012 at 11:52 AM, miteycasey (31.44) wrote:

They said the same thing about bluetooth...just saying.

 

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#2) On February 02, 2012 at 12:09 PM, IBDvalueinvestin (99.67) wrote:

Mitecasey NFC technology works with existing technologies.

 http://www.nfc-forum.org/aboutnfc

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#3) On February 02, 2012 at 3:29 PM, IBDvalueinvestin (99.67) wrote:

Miteycasey NXPI is a Motley Fool Rule Breakers Favorite, they called it the Intel of NFC technology

http://g.foolcdn.com/art/download/15/0811-NFC.pdf

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