RIM has just announced a NFC-based tap-to-share service for BlackBerry. The service will enable BlackBerry's with OS 7 to share contact information, documents, URLs, photos, and other multimedia simply by tapping the smartphones together.
“BlackBerry Tag is an exciting and innovative feature that makes sharing contact information and multimedia content effortless and seamless,” said Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO at Research In Motion. “BlackBerry Tag opens a new dimension to the BlackBerry platform that is powerful, simple and intuitive and we think it will be welcomed by both users and developers.”BlackBerry Tag will only be available for NFC enabled BlackBerry devices of'course. Some of these devices include BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900/9930 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9350/9360/9370 smartphones. Check out the full press release inside for more details.