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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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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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LotteCard uses Gemalto’s contactless tag for payments and transport in South Korea

Gemalto is supplying its Optelio Contactless Stickers to LotteCard – one of Korea’s largest credit card networks. The miniature size sticker is one third the size of a standard banking card and designed to adhere to the surface of any mobile phone. Owing to a bigger antenna and an advanced shielding technology, the sticker offers […]

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NFC Forum unveils tag certification initiative; calls for participation

The NFC Forum has formally unveiled an initiative to create a Tag Certification Program and called upon tag vendors and solutions providers to join the NFC Forum and participate in the effort. The new program will give organizations involved in products and services that use NFC tags — for the first time — a means […]

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Confidex Links the world of NFC applications

Confidex has released Confidex Links™ –  touted by the company as the ‘world first, truly modular NFC tag portfolio for high-volume applications. The product line’s modularity is based on multiple options related to the tag’s chip memory, label materials and optional Confidex services for printing, encoding and branding of the tags’. Complex manufacturing process of […]

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STMicroelectronics, SAG to deliver high-performance, tiny NFC tags for IoT apps

Semiconductor company STMicroelectronics and Securitag Assembly Group (SAG) , a supplier of RFID transponders have announced a tiny NFC Ferrite Tag that uses STMicroelectronics’ ST25 NFC tag IC for IoT (Internet of Things) data-transmission applications. Small, light, and thin, the NFC Ferrite Tag can be surface-mounted during production through the metal pad that can be […]

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