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NFC in 2011: Launch Driver-Friendly Mobile Apps Using Your Car Keys

NFC, or near field communication, is a term that's often associated with mobile payments and mobile wallet applications this year, especially with new launches like Google Wallet and Visa's digital wallet service underway. But NFC as a technology has more use cases than that. One new example, which just debuted this week, is a chip that makes your car keys the jumping off point to access driver-friendly mobile apps.
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