Oberhaching, August 25, 2020 – EnOcean was named a 2020 NFC Forum Innovation Award Finalist today. The NFC Forum Innovation Awards recognizes the development, deployment and use of state-of-the-art of NFC products, services and applications worldwide. Ninety entries were received from innovators around the world demonstrating the tremendous growth and interest in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and its use. The NFC Forum is the global standards-body for NFC technology.
EnOcean was one of 15 finalists selected in five categories. Five grand prize winners will be revealed September 30, 2020 during an online awards ceremony. The entries were reviewed and voted on by a distinguished panel of judges. NXP Semiconductors is the Platinum Sponsor of the Innovation Awards as well as the sponsor of the Best NFC Application in the iOS Award Category.
“We are very happy about being a finalist in two categories of the 2020 NFC Forum Innovation Award with our app EnOcean Tool for Android and iOS”, said Marian Hönsch, Product Manager at EnOcean. “The app is great for simplifying the configuration and onboarding of EnOcean NFC devices, saving installers and OEMs a great amount of working time. To me the app has a great potential to grow and win.”
Learn more about EnOcean’s NFC Innovation Award entry here.
The NFC Forum was launched as a non-profit industry association in 2004 by leading mobile communications, semiconductor, and consumer electronics companies. The Forum’s mission is to advance the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum’s global member companies are currently developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery and device capability. Only member companies can participate in the Forum’s certification program of NFC devices, readers and tags.
EnOcean GmbH is the pioneer of energy harvesting. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, the company delivers valuable data for the Internet of Things (IoT) with its resource-saving technology. For 20 years, EnOcean produces maintenance-free wireless switches and sensors, which gain their energy from the surrounding – from movement, light or temperature. The combination of miniaturized energy converters, ultra-low power electronics and robust radio technology based on open standards (EnOcean, Zigbee and Bluetooth®) forms the foundation for digitized buildings, services and production processes in the IoT. The self-powered solutions are used in building automation, smart homes, LED lighting control and industrial applications and thus help to optimize the CO2-footprint of buildings. As an innovation driver, EnOcean is a strong partner for more than 350 leading product manufacturers and has already succeeded more than a million buildings worldwide with energy harvesting solutions.
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