NFC vs. Bluetooth LE: When to use which

Among many options for low-power_ relatively short-ranged connectivity_ two technologies rest out – near-field communication and Bluetooth low energy. Both have relatively low deployment costs and are single to use.

NFC is best known for being the technology behind many present keen cards. NFC chips need to be very close – within a few centimeters – to a reader for a junction to be made_ but thats an upside in its first enterprise use case_ which is security and approach control.