Covershot: Introducing the ST NFC dynamic tag sensor node evaluation board for smart tracking systems

Introducing the ST NFC dynamic tag sensor node evaluation board for smart tracking systems

This seven page white paper introduces ST’s Steval-Smartag1 NFC dynamic tag sensor node evaluation board, and explains how developers can use its combination of a dynamic NFC tag, energy harvesting capability and environmental sensors to track and protect products on their journey through the supply chain, in stores and in the home.

Cover shot: The blockchain - not as secure as you think

The blockchain – Not as secure as you think

The blockchain was created to be completely immutable through the use of cryptographic hash functions, Rambus explains in this 13-page ebook. “Put simply, this means that once the data is put inside the blockchain it cannot be tampered with. A safe, however, isn’t secure if someone steals the combination.”

Bridging digital and physical retail with NFC

Bridging digital and physical retail with NFC

This 17-page white paper from the NFC Forum provides detailed guidance to brands and retailers on how to take advantage of near field communication technology to establish and reinforce their connection with consumers.

Covershot: 'Meet Ginstr: NFC Enabled B2B App Solutions'

Meet Ginstr: NFC enabled B2B app solutions

This 25-slide presentation introduces Ginstr, a flexible and customisable NFC-based tool for real-time monitoring of mobile operations, assets and workers for compliance, reporting and proof of presence.

Covershot: 'Case study: Rael Automatic Sprinkler Company'

Case study: Rael Automatic Sprinkler Company

This two-page case study explains how and why management at a prominent Manhattan office building turned to NFC technology to make sure they comply with the New York Fire Department’s fire and safety regulations.

Sample page: ST25TV product presentation

ST25TV product presentation

This 27-page slide presentation looks in detail at the features, capabilities and anticipated use cases of STMicroelectronics’ new family of Type 5 NFC tag chips.

Covershot: "Norges Bank Papers: Central Bank Digital Currencies"

Norges Bank Papers: Central Bank Digital Currencies

This 55-page document is a detailed report prepared by a working group at Norway’s central bank that sets out the aspects that should be considered in assessing whether the bank should issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Covershot: Is anybody there? Giving Conversational Commerce a voice

Is anybody there? Giving conversational commerce a voice

In this eight-page paper Mastercard examines the current status and future potential of voice-activated commerce, asking whether the technology is ready for prime time and looking at the factors that will lead to its successful adoption.

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