Many NFC devices are in the hands of consumers today – the most prominent platforms being Android, Windows 8 as well as Windows Phone 8. The approach to the technology is very different for every operating system. Nevertheless, if you invest to deploy your NFC service, it should work cross-platform; usually, you can’t change tag… Continue reading NFC in Practice: Creating Cross-Platform Services
The next major update of NFC interactor is now available for download and as a free update for existing users! To add to the celebration, it is even the #1 highlighted app on the Windows Phone store in several countries. Geo Tags and Navigation with HERE Maps The most notable new feature is the map… Continue reading NFC interactor 6 – Navigating to your Destination
We are currently finalizing the next major update of NFC interactor – it’s a dual anniversary. The very first version of NFC interactor for Windows Phone 8 was released on October 29th 2012, right after the Windows Phone 8 operating system announcement – the app is now one year old! If you immediately bought NFC… Continue reading NFC interactor 6: coming soon!
NFC explained is the latest article of the official Nokia blog. Very well written, it’s a great introduction to the complex technology, viewing it from all kinds of different angles: starting with the history and the basics of the technology, up to successful application scenarios and trials that have been launched. The article also includes… Continue reading NFC Explained by Nokia features Mopius
Together with Michael Roland, we have updated the NFC Developer Comparison. It is the only document that actually lists the NFC capabilities of different mobile operating systems. This makes it an extremely useful tool when you develop NFC services or apps, as it enables you to check the capabilities before actually investing your own time… Continue reading NFC Developer Comparison Updated
A small maintenance update of NearSpeak is now available in the Windows Phone Store. It improves the usability of the start-up instructions, and provides better guidance in case the phone’s speech settings are not set up correctly for the app to work.
Today, the latest release of NFC interactor went online – version 5.2 is another free update to anyone who purchased the app. It improves many details of the app, to further enhance the user experience when reading and writing NFC tags.
The NDEF Library for Proximity APIs / NFC has already been downloaded more than 3000 times from its project website and the NuGet servers – great statistics for a library! Half a year ago, we’ve released the first stable version, which has proven itself in our own products and many other 3rd party NFC apps.… Continue reading Open Source C# NFC / NDEF Library Updated
When using NFC interactor to read and write tags, you frequently need to reuse tag contents, analyze or modify them on the PC or just send them to yourself via email so that you can take a closer look later. NFC interactor offers 5 different ways how to import and export NFC tag contents –… Continue reading 5 Ways to Import and Export NFC Tag Contents
We’re constantly working on improving NFC interactor, to ensure it’s the best and most powerful NFC tag writer / reader app available for you in the Windows Phone Store. Today, the next minor update went live. It improves a few minor but useful parts of the app, and adds a couple of fixes for issues… Continue reading NFC interactor 5.1