• Applications – Public Transportation/Ticketing

    Part 5 of 5 in the Series — Consumerization & NFC
    Public Transportation & Ticketing Impact: High Timeframe to mainstream: 2-5 years (with differing adoption rates regionally) In the above video, you can see the user purchase a ticket by tapping on a map. In many cities, ticket pricing is based on regions or sections (i.e., the further you have to go, the more you have to pay). In this case,

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  • NFC Applications – Mobile Payments & Public Transportation

    Part 4 of 5 in the Series — Consumerization & NFC
    It’s only the beginning and NFC hasn’t even hit the mainstream yet. But so far, there are some pretty interesting and useful applications for the latest connectivity standard. As I mentioned in the previous post, the consumer is likely the first to experience NFC. Corporations and businesses will likely follow suit, shortly thereafter, and use NFC internally. And no doubt

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  • NFC – It’s all about the consumer first

    Part 3 of 5 in the Series — Consumerization & NFC
    Our first Google Wallet customer Not a bad take on a classic Seinfeld scene! So, it’s pretty clear that George’s wallet is super full. I’d guess that he has a number of things crammed in there: Credit cards IDs (driver’s license, health/insurance card, etc.) Cash Loyalty / Membership cards (i.e. Starbucks card, Library card, transit, etc.) Business cards Coupons Notes

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