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Windows 7: Wi-Fi Protected Setup now supports NFC for tap-to-connect access

09 Apr 2014   #1
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Wi-Fi Protected Setup now supports NFC for tap-to-connect access

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Connecting to a wireless network just got that little bit easier, thanks to NFC support. No, that's doesn't include you, iPhone users.

And they said NFC was limited in what it could do, like mobile payments or exchanging contact information. How wrong they were.

The Wi-Fi Alliance announced Wednesday that users can now "tap-to-connect" to wireless networks using their smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi Protected Setup — a way of accessing a network with the push of a button on the wireless router.
Read more at: Wi-Fi Protected Setup now supports NFC for tap-to-connect access to work, home networks | ZDNet

See also: Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup? adds NFC tap-to-connect for simple set up of security-protected Wi-Fi® devices and networks | Wi-Fi Alliance


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