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March 9, 2017

Advanced Dynamic NFC/RFID Tag ICs from STMicroelectronics Combine Long-Range Contactless Communication with Fast Transfer Mode

Geneva, March 9, 2017 — The new advanced ST25DV dynamic-tag ICs are the latest addition to the ST25 NFC/RFID product family that come with a rich featured contactless RF interface and I2C bus. The dual-interface enables untethered interaction between an NFC-capableRead more »

March 1, 2017

NFC-enabled e-Ticketing in Public Transport: Clearing the Route to Interoperability

This 14-page white paper from the NFC Forum lays out the benefits to public transport operators (PTOs) of implementing NFC technology, and the importance of guaranteed interoperability between NFC-enabled devices and mobile ticketing systems.

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February 21, 2017

STMicroelectronics Delivers Superior-Performing NFC Technology for Secure Contactless Payments and IoT Applications

STMicroelectronics Delivers Superior-Performing NFC Technology for Secure Contactless Payments and IoT Applications Geneva, February 21, 2017 – 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 recentlyRead more »

December 5, 2016

COMPRION Presents First Validated Test Tool for New NFC Forum Test Release 10

New NFC Forum release and validation of the first test solution pave the way for true interoperability between public transport readers and NFC mobile phones Today, COMPRION has announced that the NFC Forum has validated COMPRION’s NFC Forum Analog TestRead more »

July 21, 2016

NFC Forum Approves COMPRION Solution for Test Release 2015-B

COMPRION UT³ Platform is the first test tool validated to NFC Forum Test Release 2015-B. The new test release includes updates in support of existing technical specifications, but also integrates a number of new requirements. With the validation complete, COMPRION’s NFC test solution supports new specificationRead more »

January 25, 2016

Smartrac to Introduce the World’s first NFC and RAIN RFID Dual-Frequency Inlay for Retail Applications

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), January 25, 2016 – Smartrac has introduced Web DF, the industry’s first single chip HF and UHF inlay. Based on EM Microelectronic’s EM4423 IC, the new inlay is compliant with NFC and RAIN RFID technology standards andRead more »

September 28, 2015

AT4 wireless Selected by NFC Forum as Analog Test Tool Validation House

AT4 wireless Selected by NFC Forum as Analog Test Tool Validation House Málaga (Spain), 28th September 2015– AT4 wireless, a DEKRA company since its acquisition in June 2015, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as the newRead more »

July 30, 2015

New Evaluation Board from STMicroelectronics Simplifies NFC Deployment in Wearables, IoT, Smart Cities, and Other Emerging Applications

Geneva, July 30, 2015 – Accelerating the design of wearables, product identification, and smart-city applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), the new CLOUD-ST25TA evaluation board is based on the ST25TA02K chip from STMicroelectronics. It contains everything that engineers need to start addingRead more »

July 21, 2015

KEOLABS’ Laboratory Authorized for NFC Forum Certification Testing

Service branch verifies all levels of NFC implementation in mobile phones, components, cards, tags and readers 21 July 2015, Montbonnot France – KEOLABS, a leading provider of smart card and NFC testing solutions and services, announced NFC Forum authorization of its laboratoryRead more »

June 5, 2015

Applus+ Laboratories Selects KEOLABS’ NFC Testing Solutions

5 June 2015, Montbonnot France – Today KEOLABS announced that Applus+, a world leading company in testing, inspection and certification, has selected KEOLABS’ testing solutions for their NFC Forum conformance testing services. Through its division Applus+ Laboratories, the company offersRead more »

May 27, 2015

World’s First Knowledge Center Dedicated to NFC in Toys and Games

Tampere (Finland), Amsterdam (The Netherlands), May 26, 2015 – RFID pacesetter SMARTRAC has officially opened its ‘Tap and Play – Global Experience Center’ in Tampere, Finland. Run in cooperation with industry leading partners like Cartamundi, NXP Semiconductors and Twinsprite, theRead more »

April 29, 2015

NFC Forum Approves KEOLABS’ Testing Solution for All Levels

KEOLABS’ solution validated for SNEP/LLCP application-level testing of NFC-enabled systems and objects 29 April 2015, Montbonnot France – Today KEOLABS, a leading provider of testing tools and services for smart objects and NFC, announced the NFC Forum’s approval of itsRead more »

April 23, 2015

STMicroelectronics’ NFC Transceiver Powers New NFC/RFID UART Module from Shanghai Stollmann

Shanghai, China, April 23, 2015 – An NFC transceiver from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has been selected by Shanghai Stollmann Communication Technology Co. Ltd., a leading protocol stack providerRead more »

April 22, 2015

SMARTRAC Introduces BullsEye NFC Tag with Sony FeliCa Lite-S Chip

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 22 April 2015 – RFID technology leader SMARTRAC has announced a new version of its popular NFC BullsEye tag featuring Sony’s FeliCa Lite-S chip. This Sony-based SMARTRAC BullsEye tag provides 224 bytes of user memory, and anRead more »

April 20, 2015

SMARTRAC and Cartamundi cooperate on NFC-enabled gaming cards

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Turnhout (Belgium), 20 April 2015 – RFID industry pacesetter SMARTRAC and Cartamundi, worldwide leader in the production and sales of playing cards and cards for board games, have announced their exclusive cooperation. SMARTRAC will develop customized NFCRead more »

March 16, 2015

NFC Forum Approves Micropross LLCP and SNEP Phase 2 test cases

Lille, France — 16 March 2015– After success in achieving test tool validation not only for EMVCo L1, but also for NFC Forum Analog, Digital Protocol, and LLCP and SNEP phase 1, Micropross is proud to announce that the NFCRead more »

March 10, 2015

Sony and KEOLABS Collaborate on NFC-F Test Tool Development

2 March 2015 – KEOLABS today announced that they have struck an agreement with Sony Corporation to provide NFC-F* test tools commercially as a part of the NFC validation solutions. Under this agreement, KEOLABS will develop NFC-F test tools withRead more »

February 26, 2015

ams and STMicroelectronics Join to Launch Breakthrough Solution for Secure NFC Mobile Payments and Transactions

KEY MESSAGES: ST/ams NFC reference design provides fast and reliable contactless transactions in phones and wearables with tiny antennas. The joint solution combines the world’s best-performing active boost technology with ST’s NFC controller and Secure Element .  ams and STMicroelectronicsRead more »

February 25, 2015

Diageo and Thinfilm Unveil the Connected ‘Smart Bottle’

London and Oslo, Norway – February 25, 2015 – Diageo plc, (NYSE: DEO) a world leader in beverage alcohol, and Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”) (OSE: THIN.OL), a global leader in the development of printed electronics and smart systems, will look to completelyRead more »

February 17, 2015

NFC Forum Approves COMPRION’s UT³ Plat-form for LLCP and SNEP Phase 2

Paderborn, Germany – February 2015  NFC Forum Test Solution Provider COMPRION is among the first implementing the test cases for the second phase of LLCP and SNEP. Besides the digital protocol, RF analog, and the first phase of LLCP andRead more »

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