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Posted on September 14, 2018

New iPhones models support native 'background' NFC tag read function

REPORTS: Energy Independent Electric Vehicles
On 12 September 2018, Apple announced a range of new iPhone models that, for the first time, will support native 'background' NFC tag read functionality. This enhancement simplifies the end-user experience by making dedicated reader applications optional. When a user scans a conventional URL-encoded NFC tag with their iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR device and accepts the resulting notification, the phone instantly opens the browser to launch the digital experience. Further documentation is available on the iOS developer website at
As the only vertically integrated solutions provider in the NFC industry,
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Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USA
14 - 15 Nov 2018
Thinfilm provides solutions based on conventional as well as unique printed NFC tags. Thinfilm's CNECT Cloud Platform supports hundreds of registered companies and more than 30 in-market deployments across multiple verticals, encompassing over-the-counter pharma, wine & spirits, beauty & personal care, and supply chain applications.
Source: Thinfilm
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