Paragon ID strengthens its position in the UK with Burall InfoSmart acquisition

Strengthening of smart ticketing offer for public transportation in the UK Paragon ID (Euronext Paris – FR0011980077), leader in identification solutions in the e-ID, transport & smart cities and traceability & brand protection sectors have announced the acquisition of Burall InfoSmart. Located near Cambridge in England, Burall InfoSmart is one of the pioneers in the … Continue reading "Paragon ID strengthens its position in the UK with Burall InfoSmart acquisition"

Apple opens its doors to NFC

As we illustrated in our previous blog about the History of NFC, Apple added NFC capabilities to the iPhone 6 in 2014 to support Apple Pay. Until now the NFC function on iOS was however limited solely to mobile payment (HCE mode). iPhones could not operate in peer-to-peer or reading modes. Apple has announced during … Continue reading "Apple opens its doors to NFC"

Shoppers – How RFID can improve your customer experience?

Boosting sales, streamlining pre-sales processes, getting accurate inventories, protecting their brand… retailers can get many benefits from using RFID technology. We don’t often mention, however, what’s in it for customers. Such and such is using RFID, so what? Does it help us as customers? Does it improve our overall experience? The answer to both these … Continue reading "Shoppers – How RFID can improve your customer experience?"

The history of NFC

According to a recently published research study, the Near Field Communication (NFC) market is expected to reach $24 billion by 2020. This is unsurprising news as the mobile phone market continues to grow. It is forecasted that, in 2017, over a third of the world’s population will own a smartphone. That’s 2.6 billion smartphone users … Continue reading "The history of NFC"