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Re: HTML5 & NFC (Near Field Communications)

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:19:46 +0000
Message-ID: <4F3AA5C2.6070806@w3.org>
To: Alberto Marco Bahon <alberto.marco@atos.net>
CC: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 14/02/12 13:39, Alberto Marco Bahon wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> First of all I would to introduce myself. My name is Alberto, an
> Software Engineer from Spain. Nowdays I am working in a project in
> which scope is about Near Field Communications
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_field_communication
> <https://extmail.es.atosorigin.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_field_communication>
> ). This project must be on smartphones and tablets device as well. 
> The reason I am mailing is simple, I am not sure to build a native
> applications (iOS, Android) or to use HTML5 technology. For that,
> does HTML5 support NFC (Near Field Communications)? I mean if there
> is an API to access and control the NFC chip as native application
> does it.

I too am working on exposing NFC to web page scripts as part of the
webinos project, and would be happy to discuss ideas for this.

p.s. we are planning on a NFC shopping/payment demo for MWC.

Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
Received on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:30:39 UTC

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