NFC Technologies in Mobile Phones and Emerging Applications Information Technology For Balanced Manufacturing Systems
The main purpose of this paper is to introduce some new non-conventional applications to allow the exploitation of today’s mobile phone resources, namely their connectivity capabilities to other devices. There is a great potential for applications to take advantage of these available resources, to perceive and interact with the world around us, namely to serve as a user interface to interact with controlled devices. Recently beyond the necessary speaker and microphone, cell phones incorporate more sensing, processing and storage capabilities as well as alternative communication system, e.g. digital camera, Bluetooth. This paper addresses, in particular, the Near Field Communication (NFC) incorporated in cell phones and enumerates some of its main promising applications like in device monitoring and control.