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We focus on a wide range industries, including:

A growing number of consumers around the world are using their PCs, tablets, smartphones, and social networks to browse, search, and purchase goods and services.

IOTAGS has developed industry-specific NFC solutions that significantly improve consumers’ day-to-day life by:

Retail

The use of NFC technology in the retail industry enables new services at every step of the consumer’s shopping experience.

IOTAGS proposition

  • We developed a comprehensive set of NFC-based solutions for the retail industry, ranging from advertising to payment
  • Implementation examples:
    • Get product information on smartphone by tapping the NFC tag placed on the shelf
    • Get vouchers, coupons and special offers available in a shopping mall by tapping smartphone on an NFC tag at the entrance of the mall
    • Pay or redeem vouchers by tapping smartphone on a cashier’s POS

Hospitality

The use of NFC technology in the hospitality industry significantly improves the consumer’s experience and sets a new benchmark in terms of availability of information, interactivity and ease of use.

IOTAGS proposition

  • We developed a comprehensive set of NFC-based solutions for the hospitality industry that can improve the level of services provided to consumers while increasing productivity and lowering costs
  • Implementation examples:
    • Get food and beverage related information, order or call for assistance by tapping your smartphone on the NFC enabled menu
    • Access hotel room by tapping smartphone on NFC enabled door lock
    • Check in and check out from a hotel by tapping smartphone on a hotel lobby kiosk
    • Get information about a ride and a live wait time estimate in a theme park by tapping smartphone on an information tag in the park
    • Gain reward points, redeem vouchers, pay for services by tapping smartphone on cashier’s POS in a restaurant

Urban Mobility

Urban Mobility is accessed by consumers using various formats: cards, badges, tickets (parking, bus, subway, etc.) Urban Mobility information, such as pricing, scheduling, delays, is provided by different sources: kiosks, live announcers, email/sms alerts, interactive banners, NFC technology enables the integration of all Urban Mobility services (purchasing, access and information) on a consumer’s device.

IOTAGS proposition

  • We developed a comprehensive set of NFC-based solutions for Urban Mobility services, integrating purchasing, access, and information in a single point
  • Implementation examples:
    • Get bus route, timetable, ticket price by tapping smartphone on NFC tag at bus stop
    • Start/Stop parking timer, then pay, by tapping smartphone on NFC windshield sticker

Field Services

A large number of field service professionals need to carry around an inventory of specialized items that are necessary to the completion of their services within reasonable timelines (e.g. HVAC equipment, plumbing, electricals,…). The use of NFC technology can increase the productivity of field workers through the integration of RFID and mobile technology.

IOTAGS proposition

  • We developed a comprehensive set of NFC-based solutions that can improve the productivity of field service workers and reduce their response time
  • Implementation examples:
    • Get maintenance history, maintenance manual, availability of parts, order replacement by tapping worker’s smartphone on an asset’s NFC tag
    • Get location and status of all assets within a building by tapping worker’s smartphone on a tag at building’s service entrance

Art & Tourism

The association of NFC technology with Location Based Services (LBS) enables unique services that allow tourists to experience cities, museums, and art in a new interactive and informative way

IOTAGS proposition

  • We developed a comprehensive set of NFC-based solutions that create a more compelling and exciting experience while visiting a city or art exhibition.
  • Implementation examples:
    • Buy tickets and get map of museum by tapping smartphone on kiosk at museum’s entrance
    • Access multimedia content about exhibit by tapping smartphone on tag next to artwork
    • Get building specific information and specific itinerary recommendations by tapping smartphone on a tag in front of a monument