BlackBerry Tag to enable NFC sharing in BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones
RIM has unveiled new BlackBerry tag feature at the GITEX conference in Dubai. This would let the BlackBerry smartphone users with NFC to share their contact information, documents, URLs, photos and other multimedia content by simply tapping their BlackBerry smartphones together.
The BlackBerry Tag would also enable friends to instantly add one another as contacts on BBM easily with just a tap. This uses Near Field Communications (NFC) and it would be supported in the BlackBerry Bold 9900/ 9930 and BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360/9370 BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones.
BlackBerry Tag feature would come with the next BlackBerry 7 OS update. The BlackBerry Tag APIs would also be released for the developers in future to incorporate the tap to share feature in the BlackBerry Apps.