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NFC: American research reveals interesting new uses of technology



NFC: American research reveals interesting new uses of technology


The acronym NFC stands for Near Field Communication and indicates that particular technology capable, through short-range wireless connectivity, of putting two devices into communication. Among the main uses of NFC are the quick paymentlo file exchange between devicesL’listening to music without the need for wires. However, according to research carried out by the American universities of Quinnipiac, Villanova and Arizona State, there are other interesting uses of the technology.

According to the research, NFC could be used for replace the keys of dormitories and rooms within the university, researchers have therefore exploited the ability of the technology to provide the user with secure credentials in real time. This system would first of all involve clear savings, since in this way it would no longer be necessary to replace keys and locks every year. The replacement can from now on take place through a centralized system, which allows the operation to be concluded in a short time. It would also drastically decrease the danger of being locked out of your room, since everything works via the smartphone. This method of use will soon be extended to hotels as well, ensuring greater safety. Let us know what you think of these new uses of NFC!

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