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TecTiles NFC tags launch apps, perform custom tasks

06/13, 6:49pm

Customizable NFC tags can launch apps, change phone settings

Samsung has launched a new near-field communication (NFC) technology, dubbed TecTiles. The system allows users to interact with their phones using only a tap of the phone against a tag. Users can install the programmable NFC tags in any number of places, allowing them to automatically execute actions on their smartphones and other devices instead of navigating a user interface to accomplish tasks.

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