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Whether you are a developer, engineer, researcher or student, this practical guide gives you everything you need to know about NFC technology and its applications. You will learn what differentiates NFC from other short-range technologies such as contactless cards, RFID and Bluetooth, as well as discovering the opportunities it provides, from a fast and instinctive user interface with no infrastructure requirements to the world of Secure Elements, Trusted Service Managers, mobile wallets and the Internet of Things. With critical applications in areas including advertising, retail and transportation, this book demonstrates how you can use NFC technology practically to make transactions easier and quicker. All of this is supplemented with an array of in-depth case studies and real-life examples to reinforce your understanding, along with detailed coverage of the problems associated with the wider commercial introduction of NFC and strategies that can be used to aid its future development.Read more
- Puts NFC into a practical context with real-life case studies and applications
- Provides a definitive overview of NFC from current standards to future development
- Directly addresses the difficulties of NFC implementation as well as its benefits
16th Feb 2015 by TrevorCH
A book on this fast moving subject is long overdue. Mike has tackled the subject in a thorough and detailed fashion, and this should be an essential companion for anyone contemplating deploying an NFC application.
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- Date Published: February 2015
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9781107060319
- length: 270 pages
- dimensions: 253 x 177 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.7kg
- contains: 85 b/w illus. 14 tables
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
Part I. Introduction:
1. What is NFC?
2. Development of NFC
Part II. Technology:
4. Modes of operation
5. RF requirements and components
6. The secure element
7. Tags and terminals
8. NFC apps
9. Infrastructure requirements
Part III. Applications:
12. Marketing and advertising
16. File- and device-sharing
18. Smart objects and the Internet of Things
Part IV. Implementation:
19. Implementation issues
20. Further developments.
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