Industry Luminaries and Thought Leaders to Share NFC Vision; Call for Speakers Announced
WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – March 23, 2016 – The NFC Forum today unveiled its first VISIONFC event, scheduled for June 15 to 17, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. VISIONFC is a series of sessions during the NFC Forum Member Meeting focused on the future direction of Near Field Communication technology (NFC). VISIONFC participants will have the chance to help chart the course of NFC innovation for the next decade and present to industry luminaries from the world’s leading mobile device, semiconductor, payment, consumer electronics manufacturers, and solution providers including Google, Apple, Sony, Samsung, MasterCard, VISA and others.
Over 100 of the world’s most influential NFC thought leaders will attend VISIONFC to present and debate their vision for NFC. Day and evening sessions are scheduled. A VISIONFC technology outlook report is planned based on the event and speaker presentations.
VISIONFC Call for Speakers Announced
About Near Field Communication Technology
NFC technology makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. A standards-based connectivity technology, NFC harmonizes today’s diverse contactless technologies, enabling current and future solutions in areas such as access control, consumer electronics, health care, information collection and exchange, loyalty and coupons, payments, and transport. NFC technology is supported by the world’s leading communication device manufacturers, semiconductor producers, network operators, IT and services companies, and financial services organizations. NFC is compatible with hundreds of millions of contactless cards and readers already deployed worldwide.
About the NFC Forum
The NFC Forum (www.nfc-forum.org) was launched as a non-profit industry association in 2004 by leading mobile communications, semiconductor, and consumer electronics companies. The Forum’s mission is to advance the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum’s global member companies are currently developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery, and device capability. The NFC Forum’s Sponsor members, which hold seats on the Board of Directors, include leading players in key industries around the world. The Sponsor members are: Apple Inc., Broadcom Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd., Google, Inc., Intel, MasterCard Worldwide, Nokia, NXP Semiconductors, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony Corporation, STMicroelectronics, and Visa Inc.