Google Places and NFC

With the new Nexus S phone coming out, Google is launching a test of its NFC functionality for Places in Portland.

From the site: “Nexus S can read information from “smart” tags, or everyday objects that have NFC chips in them. These can be anything from stickers and movie posters to t-shirts.”

You can’t use the payment features of NFC yet but its still a pretty big move for US consumers.

About Daniel Davenport

Daniel is a digital media executive with internet and broadcast experience. Daniel is currently the executive strategy director at THINK Interactive.


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