The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer-goods editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss how Intel recently announced a deal with tech firm Inside Secure to use its NFC, or near-field communication, technology. While the company gave scant details, Intel will almost assuredly integrate the technology into its mobile microprocessors. Andrew discusses the potential impact this could have on several industries.