Ireland's Blarney Castle Gardens is applying NFC RFID tags to its collection, in order to communicate information about the plants to staff members, as well as to visitors of the castle and Blarney Stone.
When the Apple Watch comes out this year, it will have a pretty unique feature among wearables in the market: you’ll be able to buy stuff by waving the wearable at the register thanks to near field communications (NFC) chip and support for Apple Pay.
The KDC500 combines chip-and-PIN and MSR payment transaction technology with 1D/2D barcode scanning and NFC capabilities that support Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows mobile/PC over Bluetooth technology.
Many have said that the QR code is never going to reach its potential and perhaps should be put away for good. But QR codes work well in direct mails, as long as they are used in the right ways…and it can even increase the response rate.