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NFC Forum to hold ‘Spotlight for Developers’ in San Francisco on March 21


WAKEFIELD, USA: The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, will hold a special event aimed at software developers on March 21 in San Francisco, at the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf.

Developers from all industries are invited to attend and discover where NFC technology and the “Internet of Things” are headed in Fiscal 2014.

The “Spotlight for Developers” brings together the highest names in mobile devices, followed by consumer electronics, software, and wireless technology. The event showcases NFC integration in innovative new products, services, vertical markets, and software, leading to valuable and new-fangled opportunities intended for developers.

Presenters are leading authorities on smartphone platforms, with Android, Blackberry 10 OS, and Windows Phone.

“With over 500 million NFC devices in the market this year, the development and deployment of fresh, new applications will drive expansion of the NFC ecosystem, and stimulate business and consumer demand,” alleged Koichi Tagawa, chairman of the NFC Forum.

Volumnising that – “The Spotlight for Developers is as much an opportunity for NFC Forum members to learn from the developer community as it is a chance to share our expertise and the latest NFC products.”

The “Spotlight for Developers” program from its barrio takes account of, viz;

NFC in Action – a look at how NFC technology is presently improving the lives of consumers — and the bottom lines of businesses — across several industries, such as air travel and transportation, consumer electronics, and for that matter health care

Technical Specifications — NFC Forum experts will walk through the most up-to-date technical stipulations for developing NFC-supported applications

Product Showcase — hands-on looks at the latest products from NFC Forum member companies and attendees

Attendee Lightning Talks – an opportunity for developers to share their ideas with major players in the NFC space, as well as with peers. Those interested can sign up when registering.

Networking – ample time for making connections with others, over lunch or at the post-program Happy Hour

Attendance at the NFC Forum Spotlight for Developers is open to all application developers and those interested in learning more about the latest developments in NFC, from the organization driving standards.

At the culmination of the event, all attendees will receive a custom NFC Forum Developer’s Kit to empower them to start working on their own applications. On record, Cost for the event, including lunch, is $75 for non-members of the Forum.


Jawed Akhtar

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