Nike introduces the new NBA jerseys with NFC chip compatible with the iPhone

Something that many demanded was the possibility to use the NFC reader of our iPhone for other functions that were not just Apple Pay, and that is that the NFC of the iPhone was part of another chapter of the tightness of iOS. But with iOS 11 This is over, and thanks to the new operating system for Apple mobile devices, we can finally use the NFC of our iPhone with other chips that are not to pay, that is, now you can read any NFC chip you find …

Obviously, now the ball is in the developers, since these are the ones that have to make applications compatible with the NFC reader of the iPhone, and days after the official arrival of iOS 11 we began to see the first applications … They have been the boys of Nike, famous for having a special relationship with Apple, who have started equipping all the NBA teams, and yes, they have included an NFC chip in all the NBA players' jerseys. After the jump we give you all the details of the NBA Connected …

As you can see in the previous video, the Nike brand NBA jerseys now have a label at the bottom that contains a NFC chip, this label can be read, or scan, with our iPhone to access exclusive content about NBA players and teams. The best thing is that these NFC chips will be in all the shirts you buy from next September 29, that is, not only will the NBA players' shirts be connected, yours will be too.

And no, the NFC chip does not spoil if you wash it, it is a passive chip so the utilities of this are unattainable. A great novelty that will be the precursor of many more … It is true that in Android this has been possible for a long time, but all we know how the technology develops once Apple incorporates it on your devices, let's see what is next …

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