[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Qualcomm has upgraded its NFC Forum membership for itself and its affiliates from Principal to Sponsor level. Sponsor membership is the highest category, and its privileges include a seat on the NFC Forum Board of directors, which manages the organization.

In addition, Kovio has advanced its membership from Associate to Principal level, says the NFC Forum. Twenty-two organizations from a variety of sectors have also recently joined the organization.

The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. You can find a list of sponsor members here.