Microsoft trademarks new logo for NFC hardware

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NFC will play a big part of Windows 8, and is also expected to feature heavily in Windows Phone 8.

Now Microsoft has filed for a trademark on a logo (right) which is expected to appear on NFC compliant hardware and accessories.

The entry, found by Being Manan, reads:

Computers and computer peripherals featuring near field communication (NFC) connectivity; computer software for providing near field communication (NFC) connectivity

The hardware will likely show up on compliant hardware and suggests the technology may form more significant part of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 push than earlier believed.

Read more at BeingManan here.

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