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Near Field Communication (NFC) Technology: A Survey

Publication Type : Journal Article

Thematic Areas : Wireless Network and Application

Publisher : International journal on cybernetics and informatics(IJCI) 2015 .

Source : International journal on cybernetics and informatics(IJCI) 2015, 2015.

Campus : Amritapuri

School : School of Engineering

Center : Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA)

Department : Wireless Networks and Applications (AWNA)

Year : 2015

Abstract : Near Field Communication (NFC) as a promising short range wireless communication technology facilitates mobile phone usage of billions of people throughout the world that offers diverse services ranging from payment and loyalty applications to access keys for offices and houses. Eventually NFC technology integrates all such services into one single mobile phone. NFC technology has emerged lately, and consequently not much academic source is available yet. On the contrary, due to its promising business case options, there will be an increasing amount of work to be studied in the very close future. This paper presents the concept of NFC technology in a holistic approach with different perspectives, including communication essentials with standards, ecosystem and business issues, applications, and security issues. Open research areas and further recommended studies in terms of academic and business point of view are also explored and discussed at the end of each major subject’s subsection. This comprehensive survey will be a valuable guide for researchers and academicians as well as for business world interested in NFC technology.

Cite this Research Publication : Sethuraman Rao, Rahul, A., G., G. Krishnan, and H., U. Krishnan, “Near Field Communication (NFC) Technology: A Survey”, International journal on cybernetics and informatics(IJCI) 2015, 2015.

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