Business in Vancouver
Gauge Mobile, a Vancouver startup that has developed near-field communication applications for marketing, has been acquired by another Canadian startup – Juice Mobile.
Juice Mobile is a Toronto-based mobile marketing company. Gauge Mobile's expertise is in QR code and near-field communication.
Near-field communication is now built into many smartphones. It allows data to be transferred short distances and can be used in smartphones to allow wave-and-pay transactions, like making a payment by credit card or receiving in-store advertising.
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