Combo chip – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com B2B news, analysis and educational resources on the latest trends and technologies in payments, transit ticketing, near field communication (NFC) and contactless, and beyond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 19:12:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://www.nfcw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/cropped-nfcw-favicon-white-32x32.png Combo chip – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com 32 32 37289602 Two in three phones to come with NFC in 2018 https://www.nfcw.com/2014/02/12/327790/two-three-phones-come-nfc-2018/ Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:33:03 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=27790 NFC will be included in 64% of the mobile phones shipped in 2018, up from 18.2% in 2013, according to a new forecast from IHS Technology. Global shipments of NFC-enabled mobile phones will be more than four times higher in 2018 than in 2013, the researchers add, with annual shipments increasing from 275m units in […]

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Marvell announces wireless combo chip with NFC https://www.nfcw.com/2014/01/08/327431/marvell-announces-wireless-combo-chip-nfc/ Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:21:13 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=27431 Chip maker Marvell has introduced a new quad-radio wireless combo chip for mobile devices that includes support for NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, 1×1 802.11ac WiFi and FM radio. The Avastar 88W8887 is designed to provide “a high-performance, low-power, cost efficient solution for new generations of mobile applications,” Marvell says. “With Bluetooth Smart Ready support with latest […]

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Xbox One ships with NFC chip https://www.nfcw.com/2013/11/25/327049/xbox-one-ships-nfc-chip/ Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:31:50 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=27049 Microsoft’s new Xbox One entertainment system includes support for NFC functionality, via a Marvell Avastar 88W8897 combo chip that also incorporates Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi, an iFixit teardown of the new console has revealed. Microsoft has not made any announcements regarding the Xbox One’s NFC capabilities and it is not yet clear how or if […]

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TI adds NFC chips for vehicles https://www.nfcw.com/2013/01/09/321850/ti-adds-nfc-chips-for-vehicles/ Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:07:29 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=21850 Texas Instruments has launched a family of wireless combo-connectivity solutions for the automotive industry at the CES show. The new the WiLink 8Q system-on-chip family features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth low energy, NFC and GNSS options “for multimedia streaming, hands free calling and A2DP stereo with easy pairing.” “Wireless connectivity is becoming a key feature in […]

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Broadcom sets its sights on a billion NFC devices https://www.nfcw.com/2012/12/11/321521/broadcom-sets-its-sights-on-a-billion-nfc-devices/ Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:57:11 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=21521 The connectivity chip maker has launched the BCM43341, a combo chip that combines NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM radio and is designed to meet ever increasing demand from mass market mobile phone and consumer electronics device makers.

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Qualcomm launches NFC controller chip https://www.nfcw.com/2012/12/06/321467/qualcomm-launches-nfc-controller-chip/ Thu, 06 Dec 2012 10:51:57 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=21467 Advantages of the QCA1990 include support for smaller and cheaper NFC antennas, ultra-low power consumption, a small footprint and integration with a wide range of mobile phone processors, Qualcomm's Neeraj Bhatia has told NFC World.

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Inside Secure launches multi-owner secure element https://www.nfcw.com/2012/10/29/320799/inside-secure-launches-multi-owner-secure-element/ Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:01:25 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=20799 "With the availability of the VaultSecure IC, smartphone manufacturers, mobile network operators and other trusted third parties can co-own the SE and install, personalize and administer their own open- or closed-loop payment, access control, transit, loyalty or other secure applets,” says Inside's Pierre Garnier.

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Marvell adds NFC to WiFi chips https://www.nfcw.com/2012/02/29/314086/marvell-adds-nfc-to-wifi-chips/ Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:05:53 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=14086 WiFi chip maker Marvell has announced its first NFC combo chip products. The new Avastar chips will combine both WiFi and NFC and are aimed at a wide range of markets, including smartphones, printers, games consoles, digital TV, tablets and routers, Bart Giordano, Marvell’s director of wireless marketing, has told NFC World. Both NFC payments […]

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TI enters NFC phone chip market https://www.nfcw.com/2012/02/13/313195/ti-enters-nfc-phone-chip-market/ https://www.nfcw.com/2012/02/13/313195/ti-enters-nfc-phone-chip-market/#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:50:26 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=13195 The semiconductor giant has launched WiLink 8.0, a new family of all-in-one combo chips that include an integrated NFC controller chip and come "paired and pre-tested" with embedded secure element chips from both Infineon and NXP.

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1.2bn NFC chips to ship in 2015 https://www.nfcw.com/2011/11/01/311039/1200m-nfc-chips-to-ship-in-2015/ Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:29:38 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=11039 More than 1.2 billion NFC chips will ship annually by 2015, according to a new forecast from In-Stat. “As the costs of NFC chips decline, and NFC radios are combined with other chip functions, the cost to integrate NFC into handsets will be outweighed by the benefits,” says analyst Allen Nogee. “The growth of combo […]

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