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January 2, 2018

Smartrac Introduces Circus Tamper Loop Tags

A “Digital Seal” for a Wide Range of Products Targeting a wide array of applications for packaged goods in consumer and industrial markets, Circus Tamper Loop opens the door to entirely new, NFC-based consumer experience solutions featuring higher security andRead more »

October 12, 2017

STMicroelectronics NFC Tags among First to Be Certified for Performance and Interoperability by NFC Forum

ST25 tags feature unique/innovative fast transfer mode while meeting NFC standards   Geneva, October 12, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the certification of its ST25 Near FieldRead more »

September 21, 2017

NXP Introduces iOS 11 Toolkit to Expand iPhone NFC Capabilities into the IoT

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V.(NASDAQ:NXPI), co-inventor of NFC technology, today introduced a new toolkit for NFC tagging ICs with iOS support, which unlocks the potential to now connect billions of consumer and industrial products to the Internet ofRead more »

September 5, 2017

STMicroelectronics Cooperating with MediaTek to Integrate Industry-Leading NFC Technology into Mobile-Platform Designs

  Collaboration delivers complete mobile payment platform Independent solutions provide secure sourcing for OEMs and include an NFC controller with an optional embedded Secure Element Geneva / 05 Sep 2017 — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers acrossRead more »

June 12, 2017

NXP welcomes Apple Inc. announcing NFC reader mode in iOS 11

Significant addition to the NFC ecosystem provides a new IoT growth vector Apple announced during the Worldwide Developer Conference 2017that they will be expanding NFC capabilities in iOS 11 with detection of NFC tags and reading messages that contain NDEFRead more »

June 7, 2017

Purple Deck Deploys NFC Shelf Labels at US Pharmacy for Greater Product Insight

Purple Deck’s TapLive Program is a Welcome Addition to Chambers’ Apothecary’s Commitment to Making the Impossible Possible by Exceeding Customers’ Expectations “Not only does TapLive encourage customer engagement in the store, but it also gives managers enhanced visibility into thatRead more »

April 27, 2017

Smartrac Unveils ‘Proofs’ Solution to Turn Brand Products into Unique, Secure Experiences

Proofs enables brand product manufacturers to deliver secured and exclusive content to their consumers to increase customer loyalty and satisfaction and minimize counterfeiting Leveraging the next generation of its latest, purpose-built NFC tags equipped with NXP® Semiconductor’s NTAG® 413 DNARead more »

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 »

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