Forget contactless stickers. Just get on with NFC, a Boston, Mass. researcher argues. Nick Holland, Aite Group, tells Digital Transactions that contactless stickers, the kind that can be affixed to cell phones or PDAs and are meant to serve as an interim step before NFC takes hold, are “fundamentally flawed.”
He believes the stickers, which he calls “semi-NFC initiatives,” could actually turn people away from NFC when it becomes commercially available because of their limited functionality and because the stickers could be seen as defacing the devices.
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