Although NFC made its debut in 2004, due to the fact that e-payment and related laws were not yet a climate, its development was restricted. However, with the promotion of many NFC manufacturers, with the support of ICT manufacturers and software giants, the recent development of NFC began to dawn.
Google supports NFC in Android 4.0, and Microsoft is also adding NFC support to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, which allows Android phones/tablets or WP8/Windows 8 tablets with built-in NFC chip. After the NFC authentication, the Bluetooth function can be turned on to pass URLs, Google/Bing map information, vCards, and pictures to each other. Samsung's S Beam is built into its own mobile phone. After NFC authentication, it turns on the Wi-Fi Direct function for high-speed transmission to deliver large-capacity music and video files. NFC can assist mobile phones, make data sharing easier and do not need to make complicated settings.
Android NFC mobile phones can be divided into three types: built-in mobile phones, built-in SWP SIM cards, and built-in SD cards, according to the SE (Secure Element) configuration. For the unified management of NFC cards, the GSMA Alliance defines the TSM (Trusted Service Management) platform to meet the needs of mobile payment providers for operational integration.
However, in Apple's part, its iPhone 6/6 Plus phone also built-in NFC chip, first applied in Apple Pay mobile payment. With its Touch ID (fingerprint identification) and NFC technology, consumers can check out more than 22,000 Apple Pay-enabled online stores or physical stores in the United States without having to take out a credit card or signature. The service will also be extended to Apple. Watch smart watch. Therefore, the popularity of NFC will change consumption habits.