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Touch: Near Field Communications Blog

A Graphic Language for RFIDRFID Form Factors

I found an interesting blog today: Touch. According to the about:

Touch is a research project looking at the intersections between the digital and the physical. Its aim is to explore and develop new uses for RFID, NFC and mobile technology in areas such as retail, public services, social and personal communication.

NFC, or Near Field Communication, in a nutshell is the technology that will some day let us pay for a Coke or pump a parking meeter with our mobile phone. Or, perhaps, wave our phone at a piece of art and hear the Art On Call stop and an image on our phone’s screen. If you’re wondering why a blog about wireless communication is called touch, it is because NFC generally requires very close proximity, often requiring the access card or phone to touch the receiver.

Dig back through the archives, there are some great posts, such as RFID Form Factors and A Graphic Language for RFID. This one is definitely going in my RSS reader.

Photos borrowed from Touch

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