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STMicroelectronics releases NFC tech for secure contactless payments and IoT apps

STMicroelectronics has announced availability of its latest-generation NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange. The new devices include the ST21NFCD NFC controller featuring the market-proven booster technology ST has recently acquired, and two new members in the ST54 System-in-Package (SiP) family that integrate the Company’s latest Secure Element technology. The ST21NFCD chip features active […]

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Vibrant NFC market produces close to 100 entries in NFC Forum Innovation Awards

The NFC Forum announced today the nine semi-finalists in its NFC Forum Innovation Awards Program. Created to recognize the development and deployment of innovative and exemplary Near Field Communications (NFC) products, services and applications, this year’s competition attracted more than 90 entries from innovators around the world, highlighting the tremendous growth and interest in NFC […]

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Smartrac Technology blends convenience and safety for Vitamix

RFID and IoT company, Smartrac, is now providing high-performance blending equipment manufacturer Vitamix with innovative Near Field Communication (NFC) technology that takes customer convenience and operational safety to a new level. Officially launched on December 26, 2016, and soon showcased at CES in Las Vegas, Vitamix’s new Ascent and Venturist blenders utilize Smartrac’s NFC technology […]

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NXP powers MikroElektronika NFC click module for Hexiwear for plug-n-play in smart homes

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has introduced the easiest way to add Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to Hexiwear wearable devices with the new MikroElektronika NFC click, powered by NXP. The new module is a mikroBUS™ add-on board with a versatile NFC PN7120 IC controller from NXP that makes it easy to incorporate NFC, removing barriers to […]

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New NFC Forum specs open NFC devices to connect with greater range of devices, tags

The NFC Forum have made available three adopted and one candidate technical specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors. The specifications are available on the NFC Forum website. Significant enhancements to these specifications include the addition of Active Communication Mode (ACM) for Peer-to-Peer Mode (P2P) communication, support of NFC-V Technology compatible to ISO/IEC 15693 […]

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NFC Forum releases new device certification and public transport white paper

The NFC Forum have released a new Certification Program and, related to it, the publication of the NFC-enabled e-Ticketing in Public Transport: Clearing the Route to Interoperability white paper. Certification Release 10 (CR10) provides support for functionality introduced in the NFC Forum’s Analog Technical Specification 2.0. CR10 ensures interoperability between an NFC device and the […]

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Waterproof clip-on brings NFC payments to regular watches

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, has signed an agreement to provide its digital payment enablement technology to Inamo’s wearable solutions, starting with the CURL which is being launched in Australia. The CURL is a multi-functional wearable that will initially enable consumers to make payments by […]

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SPYDER launches first outerwear collection with NFC technology

Spyder, a leading ski and performance brand, today announced that it will implement Near Field Communication (NFC) technology within its U.S. Ski Team collection launching this October. Through a partnership with Smartrac, the leader in RFID based Internet of Things solutions, Spyder is powering a select collection of its U.S. Ski Team (USST) items to […]

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