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Near Field Communication
July-September 2011 (vol. 10 no. 3)
pp. 4-7

For many years, pervasive computing research has explored the potential benefits of creating a connection between the virtual world of the Internet, and the physical world we live in. The Near Field Communication (NFC) standard might, at last, be the technology that makes this vision-sometimes referred to as the Internet of things-a ubiquitous reality.

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Index Terms:
smartphones, RFID, near field communication, NFC Forum, Internet of things
Citation:
Roy Want, "Near Field Communication," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 4-7, July-Sept. 2011, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2011.55
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