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NFC Forum publishes 2017 Technical Specification Release

The NFC Forum has announced the completion, publication and availability of its 2017 Technical Specification Release. The 2017 Technical Specifications Release comprises 21 new or updated near field communication (NFC) technical specifications.  The specifications feature the latest NFC technology and usability upgrades that significantly impact and advance functionality in a number of key areas for consumers and businesses, […]

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STMicroelectronics NFC Tags among first to be certified for performance and Interoperability by NFC Forum

STMicroelectronics has announced the certification of its ST25 Near Field Communication (NFC) tags by the NFC Forum, a key industry and standardization body. ST’s NFC Forum type 4 Tag IC (ST25TA), the type 5 Dynamic Tag IC (ST25DV), and type 5 Tag IC (ST25TV) are among the industry’s first devices that have successfully passed the certification […]

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NFC Forum adds NFC Tag Certification to Certification Program

The NFC Forum has announced the addition of Near Field Communication (NFC) tag and reader certification to its global certification program.  This means that tag/inlay, NFC reader and handset manufacturers for the first time will be able to test and verify the performance and interoperability of all the key components in the NFC eco-system.  NFC Forum Certification […]

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Global Leaders working to pave way for Public Transport Interoperability

The NFC Forum has announced the publication of the NFC Forum – ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper.  The 143-page white paper defines a generic methodology to compare analog parameter limit values defined by the NFC Forum and ISO/IEC 14443.  It documents the methodology, procedures and results developed to ensure that NFC […]

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NFC Forum Innovation Award Winners are here!

The NFC Forum have announced the winners in its NFC Forum Innovation Award Program. The winning entries were named at an awards ceremony held at the NFC Forum all-member meeting in Las Vegas. Nine semi-finalists were selected from over 90 entries and one first-place winner was chosen from each of three categories by a jury composed of global leaders and industry […]

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Industry bodies align to standardize on-device NFC service management

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum have detailed a standardized approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended. The standardized approach clarifies how the ecosystem details the expected behavior of multiple […]

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