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Cooper Hewitt Engages Museum Visitors using NFC Inlays

After closing museum doors for an extensive 3 year renovation project, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian  design museum, located in the Carnegie Mansion in New York City, reopened December 2014 with an exciting NFC project used to engage visitors. Cooper Hewitt chose GoToTags to help integrate NFC technology to create unique interactive gallery exhibits. The focus was […]

Khushi Baby uses NFC Tags to Increase Medical Care in India

In India, it is traditional for babies to wear black thread necklaces as good luck charms for health and good fortune. Now Khushi Baby, an organization hoping to help resolve vaccination issues is using similar necklaces combined with NFC technology to revolutionize medical care for children. Families in rural India face several problems regarding childhood […]

GoToTags Judges Intel’s Seattle IoT Hackathon at UW Startup Hall

GoToTags was privileged to take part in the first stop for the 2015 Intel IoT Roadshow series. This was a great opportunity for Seattle area professionals, students, and developers to take part in the next technological revolution; the Internet of Things. Ramsey Brown, who focuses on developing relationships with customers and partners at GoToTags, was […]

Dauntless Software Traces Legal Marijuana with NFC

Now that voters in several states have elected to legalize marijuana for adult use, governments are grappling with how to regulate a new industry based on a plant that is still a federally controlled substance. Colorado and Washington have implemented so-called seed-to-sale traceability systems that mandate the tracking of every plant, seed, and end product […]

Smartcards for Businesses with USB, QR and NFC, intelliPaper Creates swivelCard

Working smarter, having more information and giving more information, is what inspired the people at intelliPaper to create swivelCard—a smartcard for the business world. intelliPaper has developed a way to turn standard paper into a USB drive and integrated this patented process into business cards. The smart technology integrated into the business cards opens an entire realm of […]

Arkon NFC Powered Car Dock for Android and Windows Phones

Arkon, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of mobile mounting solutions and accessories has increased its suite of products to help improve your driving experience. Arkon’s IntelliGrip™ car dock mount helps you automate your commute with a tap. The car dock fits all NFC-enabled Android and Windows smartphones up to 7.5 inches tall. GoToTags supplied a custom […]

Sony Creates Hi-Res Audio Experience with NFC & GoToTags Platform

Each year over 100,000 students across Ontario and Quebec, Canada celebrate Frosh Carnival, an event that brings together a young and captive audience to meet new people, socialize with their peers, and sample cutting edge, innovative products. Sony Canada took part in Frosh Carnival this summer and promoted NFC technology along with their Hi-Res Audio products. Students could […]

NFC Inlays Used by Knox Labs to Power Android Virtual Reality Kits

The folks at Knox Labs are passionate about two things: Android and CNC machines. As their motivation, they used the Android OS and CNC machines to distribute Google Virtual Reality kits. The project’s goal was to make virtual reality easy, exciting and affordable, as virtual reality kits are typically expensive to deploy and require specialized hardware. The only […]

Barrett Art Gallery uses NFC to Connect Art to Community

The Edith Langely Barrett Art Gallery at Utica College, established in 1980, was built to commemorate Edith Langley Barrett, a Professor of English from 1961-1973. Barrett, with the support of fellow faculty, wanted to provide an expressive art venue for UC students. The art gallery is continuing that initiative by using NFC to bring art into […]