Health industry looks to integrate NFC capability - Mobile World Live

Health industry looks to integrate NFC capability

19 OCT 2011

Continua Health Alliance, an industry organisation of healthcare and technology firms, has joined forces with the NFC Forum to expand use of the short-range wireless technology in the health industry. Among the areas of co-operation between the two organisations include an exchange of technical information to enable NFC specifications to be developed for personal healthcare devices. They will also work on streamlining vendor development and certification with the aim of speeding NFC-based products to market.


Richard Handford

Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including...

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