NFC Forum certifies Inside Secure’s NFC controller chip

NFC and contactless specialist Inside Secure has announced that its MicroRead solution has become the first NFC controller chip design to be certified by the NFC Forum.

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“This certification offers increased assurance that products using MicroRead solutions will work with the millions of NFC mobile phones, tablet computers, access devices and other NFC products throughout the world that will also use NFC components certified by the NFC Forum,” says the company.

“MicroRead is one of the most complete NFC products we have ever tested,” says Jose de la Plaza, laboratory manager at AT4 Wireless, which carried out the certification testing at its NFC Forum authorized test lab in Malaga, Spain. “It demonstrated 100% compliance with the applicable NFC Forum test requirements.”

Inside has shipped 25m MicroRead and SecuRead combination NFC controller/secure element units to date, “establishing a broad base of interoperable NFC devices”, the company also reports.

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