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Cilab adds support for NFC Forum wireless charging testing

Cilab ci230 high-speed tester

PARTNER NEWS: NFC testing provider Cilab has made a set of NFC Forum wireless charging specification (WLC) test cases available for use with its ci230 high-speed tester, allowing manufacturers to create modified, extended or fully user-defined pre-certification test cases to ensure their NFC devices meet the new specification’s requirements... More



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NFC Forum launches device certification program designed to improve the NFC user experience

NFC Forum CR12 Certification Program

The NFC Forum has introduced a product certification program that improves the user experience for NFC device owners by enabling manufacturers of smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices to prove that their products fully conform to a wide range of contactless transport, payments and access control standards... More




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STMicroelectronics opens NFCW Expo showcase

NFCW EXPO: STMicroelectronics has opened a preview of its showcase in the NFCW Expo, ahead of the online trade show’s launch next week, enabling readers to access webinars and white papers exploring the latest NFC trends and learn about its NFC product range... More


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ST adds NFC car key reader chip

STMicroelectronics

PARTNER NEWS: ST has added a new NFC reader IC to its digital car key line that complies with the latest Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) specification and “delivers rapid car-key response and reliable connections over extended distances”... More







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NFC Forum releases bidirectional IoT communication standard

NFC Forum enhances connectivity of IoT devices with new and updated specifications — NFC Forum — “Bidirectional communication with IoT devices means NFC-enabled smartphones can read the actual state from the IoT device (eg, the actual title of music played) and can change the configuration of the IoT device by write access (eg, to adjust the volume or to switch to the next audio file). It can be used, for example, to configure an audio system, digital camera, lightning system, smart meter or radiator valve. This protocol can also be used where P2P is not implemented, for example, on existing NFC readers that do not support P2P mode.”





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Apple includes NFC tag writing in major upgrade to Core NFC framework

Apple's Siri Shortcuts NFC stickers

Updates to Apple’s Core NFC framework in iOS 13 will make it possible to write to NFC tags from an iPhone for the first time. Support will also be added for a new kind of ‘value added service’ tag and for reading and writing to ISO 7816 smart cards and tags and ISO 15693 (NFC Forum Type 5) vicinity cards and tags. Integration with Siri Shortcuts for single tap, multi-step automated workflows is also being added. More