Apple has plans for NFC that go beyond Apple Pay

After many years of speculation, Apple in 2012 baked NFC support into your Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The rationale,. in fact, were to enable these phones to labor with Apple Pay, the manufacturer's new mobile payment service. But Apple has other plans to the NFC connectivity offered using its new smartphone models.

Apple has plans for NFC that go beyond Apple Pay

A report published Monday states that Apple is talking along with companies about by using the NFC capabilities upon the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in order to allow entry into high security facilities, or with a replacement for tickets to sporting events. There's even point out by using the iPhone's NFC chip in order to allow entry through public transit turnstiles. One partnership has already been announced with Starwood Hotels, who can allow guests using the Apple Watch to make use of the timepiece as an area key. This, however, will employ Bluetooth connectivity rather than NFC.

With some retailers backing from Apple Pay, having other purposes of the NFC connection made available from Apple's new iPhones could greater than makeup for just about any lost opportunity on Apple's part.