On 12 September 2018, Apple announced a range of new iPhone models that, for the first time, will support native 'background' NFC tag read functionality. This enhancement simplifies the end-user experience by making dedicated reader applications optional. When a user scans a conventional URL-encoded NFC tag with their iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR device and accepts the resulting notification, the phone instantly opens the browser to launch the digital experience. Further documentation is available on the iOS developer website at https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/tech-talks/702/.
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