Samsung has unveiled a new programmable near field communication tags called TecTiles for its Galaxy devices. The new Samsung TecTiles NFC Tags can be programmed with the TecTile programming app to execute specific function with compatible NFC enabled Smartphone’s. These NFC tags have the ability to program and automate some of pretty trivial and mundane tasks. For example, set this at your bedroom door and program it to initiate an alarm for morning when you walk in with your NFC enabled Samsung phone. You can also use it to send text message if you reach home or reach office. Presently TecTiles Tags are compatible with Samsung's Android based Smartphone’s like Nexus S 4G, Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy S Blaze 4G, Galaxy S II and Galaxy S III. Samsung is following the same footsteps of its rival companies - LG and Sony Ericsson by introducing programmable Near Field Communication tags. Earlier LG has introduced LG Tag+ and Sony Mobile announced its SmartTags. Setting specific tasks to the TecTiles tags are allowed by Samsung TecTile program which are broadly classified into four basic categories - Social, Communication, Settings and Application, and Location and web. Samsung TecTiles NFC Tags will be available in set of five for $15.
Source : Themobileindian