mLearning Resources

10 NFC

NFC (Near Field Communication) All answers
NFC can identify other compatible mobile devices within about 100 metres. The technology can be used for identification, payment, ordering, downloading of services, presence control etc.

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An NFC mobile phone interacting with a ‘smart poster’

Advantages
Easy-to-use, safe.

Disadvantages
Demands for the mobile phone.


NFC as a Facilitator for mLearning (Updated after the Questionnaire)
The potential to use was evaluated in the ViCaDiS Project as follows:

  1. Touch-to-order Services with Access Control, User Identification, Presence Detection

NFC

The potential and probability of use is on moderate level. Lets spread the results in a normalised diagram (description) to see how answers are related to each others.

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We can see, that NFC does not have top priority in first development tasks.

Commenting/Discussion subjects

  • What kind of Open Source or cost effective NFC services / solutions are available?
  • What kind of features should be considered in educational use of NFC?
  • Do you have positive/negative experiences related to educational use of NFC?
  • How would you develop educational use of NFC on a very limited budged? Can you name actionable first steps for development?
  • What are the implications for ViCaDiS Work Packages?

Go to: ViCaDiSmTechnologyQuestionnaire SMSMMSWAPDRM PoCVoIPNFCGPS/AGPS
Participate discussions and commenting at the end of this page!


    The ViCaDiS Project has been funded by Lifelong Learning Programme 2007 – 2013 and by 10 partners in 6 countries.
    LLP

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    1 Comment »

    1. Here some additional info:
      – Nokia WIKI http://wiki.forum.nokia.com/index.php/NFC
      – Near Field Communication QuickStart http://www.forum.nokia.com/main/resources/technologies/nfc/quickstart.html

      Comment by Lauri Kurkela — Monday, February 11, 2008 @ 10:14 am | Reply


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