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July 25, 2011

Mtg: What is ‘NFC’ & Why it is a Hot Technology

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TUESDAY July 26, 2011
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speakers: Vik Pavate, VP of Business Development, Kovio; Roshan Vijayshankar, Mobile Application Architect, NXP; Denny Mayer, VP of Business Development, Poken; Curt Carrender, Founder, Thinkify
Time: Networking, pizza and drinks at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short range of wireless technology that is based on RFID operates at 13.56 MHz and a typical distance of up to 10cm. NFC has gained much attention recently as Google pushed the NFC technology into Android smartphone to further ease consumersâ?? adoption of mobile payment, loyalty, coupon redemption, etc., by transforming physical wallet into e-wallet.
Come join the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society meeting to listen to a panel of speakers from the NFC eco-system to share their views and visions of how NFC has evolved, the many applications besides mobile payment and NFCâ??s impact to the tech and non-tech industries.

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