Stanford Students Demonstrate NFC App for Television Videos for Engineers
Field Communications (NFC) is still a fairly fledgling technology in term of adoption its capabilities. On nearly
a daily basis, I search tech websites for news that includes noteworthy articles on NFC. One such website is
NFC World, which is where I found this item. In it, two students from Stanford University's
MobiSocial project give a live presentation of the
way near field communications can be used to adapt appropriately equipped appliances for use. Linking of devices
is accomplished by placing two or more within the coupling range of the NFC coils (using magnetic induction
between loop antennas), then software allows communications between, and manipulation of the devices. NFC operates
at 13.56 MHz, with data rates from 106 kbit/s to 848 kbit/s. There are already many commercial applications that
have already adopted NFC, including ticketing, vending machine payment, P2P software apps, and even some personal
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