Alibaba recently announced its latest research results on NFC technology, saying that it has successfully expanded the traditional near-field communication sensing distance in any direction from 20 cm to 3 meters. Alibaba claims that this technology has broken the communication limit and achieved the longest distance of NFC communication in the world.
Alibaba introduced that its technology solves the current key challenges of NFC used in automated logistics. In the future, it can be widely used in scenarios that require long-distance, large-scale, and full-category identification of goods information, such as logistics, fresh food, payment, etc. .
In addition, this achievement has been included in SIGCOMM 2020, a flagship annual conference in the field of network communications. It is reported that a total of 5 papers by Alibaba were selected for the conference, ranking first among all participating Chinese institutions.