In DepthA new NFC device could give you Twitter followers with a fist bump and start your car with a stroke.
In DepthContactless payments on NFC smartphones are becoming more popular. But could wristbands be a better alternative?
Orange and T-Mobile, under the joint banner of Everything Everywhere, will be rolling out NFC-enabled SIM cards this year for mobile payments in association with Barclaycard.
A team of researchers from the University of Granada has created a system with artificial intelligence techniques that notifies elderly people or people with special needs if they forget everyday tasks.
We've seen before how pervasive RFID-based electronic money is in Japan, but it comes as a bit of a shock to note that the country now has exactly one e-cash card in circulation for every member of the population.
We've heard a lot over the last couple of years about RFID chips in phones being used as electronic cash, but a new development being trialled now might get the chips stopping us from getting lost too.
While there's little doubt that RFID tags are set to take over the world in everything from e-cash to warehouse inventory tracking, they haven't yet made much impact in cars - something Mitsubishi aims to change.
Barclaycard and Orange have announced a new service that allows you to make contactless payments simply by waving your mobile phone.