ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
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Applications of Near-Field Communication (NFC) with Special Reference to Libraries

Near Field Communication (NFC) is a wireless communication technology that uses invisible radio waves to identify an object. NFC is very similar to RFID technology the only difference is that NFC operates at a shorter distance, provides secure communication, and allows for bidirectional communication (peer to peer).  The paper will discuss what is NFC, how it works and applications of NFC in various sectors such as transport, healthcare, marketing, etc.  The aim of this paper is to explore the application of NFC in various library services and administration.



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