Google NFC Sticker Facts

As I was reading through this weeks NFC related news I thought a few things I learned may be of interest to 2d-code readers.

Google NFC-enabled stickers are currently available for businesses located in the Madison, Charlotte, Las Vegas, Nevada, Portland, Oregon and Austin, Texas area and with a verified Google Places page.

Google NFC-enabled stickers are free and can be obtained from the Google Places Business Kit Catalog.

Google NFC-enabled stickers are 2 x 3 inches

Google NFC-enabled stickers can be scanned by any NFC enabled mobile phone running the Google Places app.

1 in 5 Smartphones will have NFC by 2014 according to the latest NFC Retail Marketing & Mobile Payments Report from Juniper Research.

Identive Group share price increased 114% on April 12 when the company announced that its business unit ACiG Technology has been selected as an exclusive supplier of near filed communication RID stickers for the roll out of Google’s marketing campaign for Google Places in Austin, Texas.

Everything there is to know about NFC Smart Posters (PDF) published this week by The NFC Forum, of which Google is a Principal member.

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