NFC Forum Chairman, Christophe Duverne along with other NFC Forum Members will discuss the current NFC market, pilots, deployments at the GSM Mobile World Congress 2008 NFC Forum Luncheon February 13, 2008. This is your chance to find out about responses from consumers using NFC technology in real-life environments and situations as well as see the technology in action.
Experience Near Field Communication in Action at GSM Mobile World Congress 2008 Luncheon
Chairman Christophe Duverne and NFC Forum Members Discuss NFC Market, Pilots, Deployments and Consumer Results
Mobile World Congress 2008
According to research firm Frost & Sullivan, one third of all mobile phones will be NFC-equipped in a span of three to five years.
Join us to experience – and hear about – NFC technology in action at the GSM Mobile World Congress 2008 NFC Forum Luncheon. NFC Forum Christophe Duverne will provide an update on the latest developments in the Forum and the NFC market. NFC Forum members will present the latest results of public trials, pilots and deployments, and demonstrate exciting and innovative products. This is your chance to find out about responses from consumers using NFC technology in real-life environments and situations.
Meet representatives of the NFC Forum and members Gemalto, Innovision, NEXPERTS, NXP, City of Oulu, and ViVOtech.
Wednesday, 13 February 2008, 12:30-14:30
Sala Vivaldi-c/Llanca 5 (one block from Fira Barcelona)
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About the NFC Forum
The NFC Forum, http://www.nfc-forum.org, was launched as a non-profit industry association in 2004 by leading mobile communications, semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. The Forum’s mission is to advance the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum’s 150+ global member companies currently are developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery, and device capability.
The NFC Forum’s Sponsor members, which hold seats on the Board of Directors, include leading players in key industries around the world. The Sponsor members are: HP, MasterCard International, Microsoft Corp., NEC, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Inc., NXP Semiconductors, Panasonic, Renesas Technology, Samsung, Sony Corporation, and Visa International.