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The Android™ Tablet Developer’s Cookbook by B.M. Harwani

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19. Android Beam

Radio frequency plays a major role in wireless communication. You saw the usage of Bluetooth technology in communicating data in Chapter 12, “Wireless Connectivity.” In this chapter, you will focus on the usage of NFC (near field communication) and Android Beam in sharing data by using radio frequency. You will learn about the NFC and its connection with RFID. You will come to know the structures that are used in exchanging information with NFC tags. In addition, you will learn to write and read data from NFC tags using a step-by-step procedure. Finally, you will learn about the Android Beam and how it transfers data between Android devices.

Recipe: Understanding Near Field Communication (NFC)

Near field communication (NFC) is ...

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