06-14-2012 05:07 PM
Just returning from the BB Jam 10 in London - the winner of our lightning pitch was all about NFC (both myself and one of my employers wanted to vote for him - even though we pitched ourselves). Wierd thing is he was a - anyone else wanna pitch? [we were one short]
We have several applications that we're looking at NFC being NFC aware and certain BB7 and the BB10 alpha have the same capabilities
[Mark / Tim] Any chance of the API before six weeks?
For those unaware of NFC it's a bit like swiping your CC without actually having to put it in a device - you just hold it near the reader and it knows who you are
You can get a dev kit for about 15 bux (US) - just google NFC dev kit
I'm not certain which 7 devices NFC is on but [Mark/Tim] will let us know - I'm sure
06-15-2012 09:52 AM
There is already an NFC WebWorks extension for BlackBerry 7 :
Is this what you are looking for?
Custom extensions will also be supported for WebWorks on BlackBerry 10. When they are, I expect developers will be able to re-use the existing NFC material for BlackBerry 10 to create their own extensions:
06-15-2012 10:46 AM
I loved Rod's pitch too - wish I'd done mine but the boss had already pitched
At the end of Rods I looked at Tim (1st pitch) and said - y'know - I wanna vote for him
Boss says - So do I
I did the private pitch via email to BB when I got back home...