June 12, 2019

Combination Enables Smartphones and Apps To Establish Bi-directional Communication With IoT Devices WAKEFIELD, Mass. –  June 12, 2019 – The NFC Forum announced today the publication of the new Tag NFC Data Exchange Format Exchange Protocol Candidate Specification (TNEP) and a new candidate version of its popular Connection Handover Technical Specification (CH 1.5). The TNEPRead more »

March 28, 2019

WAKEFIELD, Mass. and FREMONT, Calif. –  March 28, 2019 – The NFC Forum , the standards and advocacy association for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, and the LoRa Alliance ™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™ protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networksRead more »

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July 5, 2019

Smartrac Technology Group has announced that it has earned NFC Forum and DEKRA Labcertifications for its suite of Circus NFC inlays based on NXP Semiconductors‘ NTAG ICs. The subjects of certification are Smartrac’s circular NFC Circus inlays and tags, including the Circus Tamper Loop tamper-detection inlay, based on NXP’s NTAG210 Micro, NTAG213, NTAG213 TT and NTAG216 ICs.

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June 28, 2019

Smartrac Technology Group announced that it has earned NFC Forum and DEKRA Lab certifications for a suite of Circus NFC inlays based on various NXP NTAG ICs. The RFID and IoT speciualist considers this as another confirmation of its claim to be the NFC leader, as well as a quality and performance assurance for its growing NFC customer base worldwide.

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June 27, 2019

SML, a provider of item-level RFID solutions for the retail market, has announced the results of its collaboration with Microsoft. The combination of SML’s Clarity application platform and Microsoft Azure enables thousands of retail stores around the globe to enhance inventory accuracy above 98 percent, the company reports, resulting in increased sales and improved customer service.

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June 26, 2019

Infineon’s  NFC tags based on the SECORA Pay security solution  have been  approved under the NFC Forum Certification Program, confirming their compliance with the Type 4A Tag and the Type 4B Tag.

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June 25, 2019

The BMW Group #NEXTGen event provided exclusive background information on what the future holds for the myBMW digital ecosystem. All BMW Group and NOW services, along with mobility services and products, will be pooled together under this name. Products and services will be split into My Car, My Life and My Journey categories, presenting customers with a single gateway into an all-encompassing portfolio of personal mobility-enhancing offerings. The BMW Group will reveal further details on myBMW at the IAA Cars 2019 motor show in Frankfurt on 12 – 22 September.

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Member Press Releases

June 27, 2019

Smartrac Technology Group today announced that it has earned NFC Forum and DEKRA Lab certifications for a suite of popular CircusTM NFC inlays based on various NXP NTAG ICs. The RFID and IoT pacesetter considers this as another confirmation ofRead more »

June 7, 2019

From secure printing to kiosks to industrial robotics, TCP3 enables user authentication and access control for devices lacking a USB port Palm City, Fla, June 7, 2019 – ELATEC today introduced the TCP3 authentication / release station, a small networkRead more »

February 18, 2019

The STMicroelectronics ST25R3916 NFC Universal Device contains innovative features to simplify the design of payment terminals and ease compliance with new EMVCo 3.0 contactless interoperability tests for cards, mobiles, and wearables.

January 29, 2019

Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE) today announced a new ultra-low-cost radio frequency identification (RFID) inlay in collaboration with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. Using NXP’s near field communication (NFC) IC NTAG® 210µ, Identiv’s Dry Inlay (25 mm diameter) has launched at an unrivaled price of $0.05Read more »

January 9, 2019

Certilogo, the digital authentication platform that pioneered the use of artificial intelligence for “anywhere, anytime” product verification via smartphone, announces the consolidation of its market leadership with the acquisition of Viveat, one of the most innovative Blockchain projects born in Italy Read more »

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