10. Access Control

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NFC Access Control. Image : franz12 / 123RF

RFID has long been used for access control and in fact, in terms of ticketing, NFC has been used for many years as well. A very large number of transports systems rely on NFC technology to function.

NFC tags not tickets

For number 10 though, we are talking about using NFC tags in a wider application and specifically where the reader will be a mobile phone. For example, there’s a growing number of small scale applications which use NFC tags and mobile phones for things like parking control. Tags are replacing simple paper labels for parking permits because they can be easily scanned and as with many other applications, just by using an everyday mobile.

 

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