Sistelnetworks awarded as Best Start-up at WIMA NFC Monaco 2013



vWand, an innovative NFC stylus that adds NFC to tablets, smartphones and touchscreen PCs, presented the new version and some innovative applications at WIMA NFC Monaco 2013

Sistelnetworks is very proud to announce that the company has been awarded as Best Start-up during the WIMA NFC competition. vWand product, an innovative NFC-Bluetooth gateway designed to add NFC to tablets and smartphones in a natural way, achieved the higher distinction in the contest, nominating Sistelnetworks as one of the most innovative companies providing NFC new devices, adding use cases possibilities.

WIMA NFC MONACO 2013 Competition is designed to bring to the forefront the latest innovative applications, solutions and hardware through multi-track vertical categories and is open exclusively to Exhibitors and Researchers of the event. The lucky winners each received a unique WIMA NFC Competition bear powered by Tap4Mor including a specific tag with personalized information on the category they have won on the t-shirt which can be read by and NFC enabled device. Two additional tags in each ear contains information about WIMA NFC Monaco and WIMA NFC USA. On site judging panel of industry experts visited the booth of each sponsor entered into the contest. Entrants had 3 minutes to present their demo to judges. Research Projects were judged based upon the content of their presentation during the Research Track.

“vWand has been designed to add new NFC capabilities to any tablet or smart phone, adding many possibilities the end user to use the technology. The number of available devices with NFC technology and its volumes are growing fast, however, estimates indicate that in the coming years hundreds of millions of smartphones and tablets will be shipped without NFC capabilities. For these cases, vWad is the perfect solution to add NFC capabilities in an easy and ergonomic way” said Sistelnetworks Product Manager Jorge Marcos.

The vWand Release 1 is already available in volumes, being compatible with any operating system except iOS. In 4Q2013 a new version will be in the marketi, to be compatible with iOS as well.

WIMA NFC MONACO is the meeting place for the NFC ecosystem from application developers to end users spanning vertical markets such as payment, retail, healthcare, access control and consumer electronics, guaranteeing optimal networking for both established players and newcomers to NFC.

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