Getting home with WP8 and NFC - by Nico
Imagine this, you’re somewhere you’ve never been before and you need your phone to navigate you home but you need a quick getaway and don’t have time to enter the address manually. Or you’re taking the boy/girl of your dreams home after a great date and want to impress them with some technological stuff (because geeks are the new sexy). In both scenarios NFC can come to the rescue. In this article I’m going to explain how you can program an NFC tag to launch your navigation app and navigate you home. (NOTE: this has been tested on a Nokia Lumia 920 with Nokia Drive).
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Kunal is the Site Admin and Contributor of Silverlight-Zone. He is a Software Engineer, Microsoft Silverlight MVP, Code Project Mentor and a Code Project MVP. He is also an active Author in SilverlightShow.net and a speaker in various community events. He works on Microsoft Platform and very passionate about Silverlight technology. He started his career in 2007 and achieved various awards during his professional life.
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