While it may not be the flashiest technology on display at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, near field communication has garnered enough attention to make it the “big sleeper” of CES, according to InformationWeek.
Among the 80-inch 3D televisions and quad-core tablets, you’ll find numerous high-end smart phones on display at CES – many of which are equipped with NFC, reports InformationWeek.
The technology is also present in several outside-the-box applications at CES, like Continental’s NFC digital car key solution and Intel’s new NFC-enabled Ivy Bridge computer processor.
While payments is the hot ticket for NFC at the moment, InformationWeek sees much greater potential in peer to peer content sharing services, as well as easy information dissemination through NFC tags and posters – both for retailers and other agencies.
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