Written on Monday, May 23, 2011 by Giorgos Saslis
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NFC Forum White Papers
The extensively illustrated paper offers an easy guide to understanding what an NFC Smart Poster is, what is required to develop NFC Smart Posters, and how to avoid common obstacles when creating them. Through numerous use cases, the paper highlights ways in which NFC Smart Posters are already in use around the world, benefiting industry and consumers alike.
This white paper describes significant potential benefits for both travelers and transport operators. It provides an introduction to the potential uses, advantages, and setup of NFC technology in public transport programs. The paper covers a broad range of transport options, ranging from trains, buses, and subways to taxis, ferries, automobiles, and bicycle rentals. It also includes a variety of descriptive use cases and best practice examples of implementations.
In this white paper, the NFC Forum analyzes how to expand the existing contactless card ecosystem to enable NFC mobile services, identifies new functionalities in this ecosystem, and discusses additional functionalities.
This white paper highlights the capabilities of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and its potential to transform our everyday lives. It reveals how NFC will transform standalone wireless networking resources into truly interoperable communications media for accessing public transportation and facilities, making retail payments, transferring data, discovering new information, and more.
The white paper – called ‘The Benefits of Mobile NFC for Air Travel’ – highlights how NFC can benefit passengers in six different areas:passenger check-in;baggage check-in;security check-points;lounge access;boarding;and post-flight. As outlined in the white paper,“This document identifies the benefits that Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC,also known as the “SIM card”)-based,mobile Near Field Communications (NFC) services can bring to the airline industry,airport authorities and the air-traveller.”
“Our NFC Business Models research report sets out the latest thinking from around the world on what successful NFC services will look like, the building blocks that will need to be put in place in order to drive adoption of NFC services, the roles and responsibilities of each of the numerous players in the value chain and the business strategies that are most likely to succeed,” Sarah explains.The NFC Business Models white paper is based on the executive summary and key findings from the full research report. It introduces a number of concepts that are fundamental to understanding how the NFC market will evolve and includes details of ten of the most important findings from the research report.The white paper can be downloaded free of charge from the SJB Research website at http://www.sjb.co.uk/models-paper
- White Papers Contributed by NFC Forum Members
- White Papers from Other Standards Organizations and Non-Members