Your no-nonsense guide to Near Field Communication Are you a newcomer to Near Field Communication and baffled by the scant documentation and online support available for this powerful new technology? You've come to the right place! Written in a friendly and easily accessible manner, NFC For Dummies takes the intimidation out of working with the features of NFC-enabled devices and tells you exactly what it is and what it does?and doesn't do. NFC is revolutionizing the way people interact on a daily basis. It enables big data and cloud-based computing through mobile devices and can be used by anyone with a smartphone or tablet every day! Soon to be as commonplace as using Wi-Fi or the camera on your smartphone, NFC is going to forever change the way we interact with people and the things around us. It simplifies the sending and receiving of information, makes monetary transactions simple and secure?
Apple Pay already uses NFC?and is a low-cost product to manufacture and use. As more developers create apps with NFC, you're going to see it used regularly?everywhere from cash registers to your social media accounts to electronic identity systems. Don't get left behind; get up to speed on NFC today!
Provides a plain-English overview of NFC Covers the history and technology behind NFC Helps you make sense of IoT and powered chips Explains proximity technologies and non-payment applications Whether you're a developer, investor, or a mobile phone user who is excited about the capabilities of this rapidly growing technology, NFC For Dummies is the reference you'll want to keep close at hand!
Robert R. Sabella
, Robert R. Sabella
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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01 April 2016
Professional and scholarly
Introduction 1 Part 1: Getting Started with NFC 5 CHAPTER 1: Introducing Near Field Communication (NFC) 7 CHAPTER 2: Considering the NFC Difference 21 Part 2: Understanding NFC 33 CHAPTER 3: Defining NFC 35 CHAPTER 4: Considering NFC Hardware 57 CHAPTER 5: Considering NFC Software 77 Part 3: Using NFC 99 CHAPTER 6: Using NFC for Payments 101 CHAPTER 7: Employing NFC for Identification 119 CHAPTER 8: Using NFC in Health Care 137 CHAPTER 9: Considering Other NFC Uses 155 Part 4: Avoiding NFC Issues 177 CHAPTER 10: Avoiding the Not-Used-Here Mentality 179 CHAPTER 11: Understanding the Hardware Issues 187 CHAPTER 12: Understanding the Software Issues 197 CHAPTER 13: Considering Networking Problems 211 Part 5: The Part of Tens 223 CHAPTER 14: Ten Places to Find NFC-Specific Information 225 CHAPTER 15: Ten Really Cool NFC Implementations 233 CHAPTER 16: Ten NFC Trends 241 CHAPTER 17: Ten NFC Companies You Need to Know About 251 Index 261
Robert P. Sabella is a principal and managing partner of Interact Ventures. He founded the NFC Bootcamp, which offers worldwide NFC training, and is cofounder/mentor of the AccelerateNFC program. You can read Robert's NFC blog at www.nfcbootcamp.com and on the NFC Bootcamp and AccelerateNFC Twitter feeds.