BLE vs. NFC: The future of mobile consumer engagement now

By Cary Stemle.

One thing I notice in the fast-moving mobile payment space is the constant struggle for accuracy. In this case, I don’t exclusively refer to location-based accuracy as much as the struggle over the literal meaning of words.

Case in point: iBeacon. When word began spreading about Apple’s iBeacon last fall, many observers proclaimed the technology would supplant Near Field Communications as a mobile payment medium. But that’s apples-and-oranges.

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About Paul Tocatlian

Technology professional with a keen interest in mobile, middleware, cloud, and web technologies. For more information, visit
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