In Kenya, people use BebaPay cards to make payments. In London, commuters use their Oyster cards to gain access to the public transport systems. At airports all around the world, travellers use their passports to pass through international borders. All of these items can be said to have one thing in common: Near Field Communication.

It's clear, then, that Near Field Communication technology is playing an increasingly important role in our lives, but do people actually know anything about it?

NFC Brief aims to provide the latest information relating to Near Field Communication technology in a condensed form, placing priority on the details that are truly important to you, the reader. Each new post will allow you to obtain an understanding of the newest implementations of NFC, without having to sift through multiple pages of technical specifications and often-deceptive marketing material.

If you want to learn about the capabilities of NFC, you're in the right place.