Featured Articles

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC has announced that it will begin volume production of 16nm FinFET products in the second half of 2015, in late…

More...
AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD has missed earnings targets and is planning a substantial job cuts. The company reported quarterly earnings yesterday and the street is…

More...
Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

As expected, Google has finally released the eagerly awaited Nexus 6 phablet and its first 64-bit device, the Nexus 9 tablet.

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 30 January 2012 09:06

Wii U controller to feature NFC tech

Written by David Stellmack

Wii U

New cutting edge functionality for gaming

Nintendo is apparently adding NFC or Near Field Communications technology to the Wii U controller. Nintendo is just starting to detail the new technology and has been detailing the information surrounding the addition of this technology to developers.

According to what we have been able to learn, the addition of NFC technology in the Wii U controller would allow purchases and payment using compatible NFC funding sources. In addition, it would allow for wireless data swapping with other gaming possibilities that could be developed.

The news that the NFC functionality was being added first came to light in none other than Nintendo’s own official magazine. While details were sparse, the basic concept still will initially revolve around the use of the technology for payment in Nintendo’s new store that will be a part of the Wii U launch.

Read more here.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments