Over 20% of handsets will have near field communication by 2012, says ABI Research

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ABI Research forecasts that by 2012, some 292 million handsets – just over 20% of the global mobile handset market – will ship with built-in near field communication (NFC) capabilities. The year 2007 will be critical for NFC technology as key standards and operator trials complete the foundations for the first real deployments, noted the research firm.

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