NFC Forum adds 11 new members, targets driving innovation

May 04, 2017 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
The NFC Forum have announced that 11 new members have joined the organization recently including CTC Advanced as an Associate Member and 10 other companies as an Implementer Member or at the new Startup Implementer Membership Level.

The latest members represent a variety of industries and markets worldwide such as the Internet of Things (IoT), transportation, retail, payment and automotive.

"We continue to see a surge in membership from companies interested in using NFC technology to improve their products and services along with enhancing the overall customer experience," said Paula Hunter, executive director, NFC Forum. "With today’s connected consumer, there is a growing desire to use NFC technology to stay nimble and maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace."

CTC Advanced has joined as an Associate Member.

New Implementer Members are: ASUSTek Computer Inc., BlueBite, Confidex, eMCREY Limited, iLOQ, Teledyne LeCroy Frontline, Inc, and WISeKEY

The Startup Implementer Members are: Cilab GMBH, FAMOCO, and QUBITEQ.

In addition, to ongoing work via conference calls and online meetings, the NFC Forum holds face-to-face, member meetings three times a year to advance NFC initiatives and to address specifications and other projects under development. The next member meeting is scheduled for June 19 - 22, 2017 in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam.