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USI adds NFC wireless charging for active styluses

The Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) has incorporated the NFC Forum’s Wireless Charging Specification (WLC) in the newly released version 2.0 of its active stylus specification (USI 2.0), enabling rechargeable styluses to be wirelessly charged with a compatible smartphone or other NFC charging device at a power transfer rate of up to one watt... More


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NFC Forum certifies Cilab for CR13 testing

Cilab ci230 testbed certified by NFC Forum for CR13 testing

PARTNER NEWS: Cilab has received NFC Forum CR13 certification and is to release a testing suite for its ci230 high-speed tester that will enable developers and manufacturers to check and verify that their NFC devices meet the specification requirements laid out in the CR13 product certification program... More





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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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Rohm to use ST NFC chips for wireless charging in cars

NFC reader IC and 8-bit microcontroller from STMicroelectronics adopted by Rohm for Qi automotive wireless charging design — STMicroelectronics — PARTNER NEWS — “One benefit of ST’s technology contribution is to enable the sophisticated control that makes possible the detection of contactless smart cards in proximity to the charging system in order to halt the charging immediately. This important and appreciated function prevents the failure of those cards due to the strong magnetic field generated by the Qi transmitter.”




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NXP unveils connected car with NFC and payments

NXP Semiconductors has showcased a proof-of-concept connected car that makes use of long-range UHF RFID tags and NFC to help drivers of the future access and pay for restricted parking spaces, get warnings of traffic jams and allow groceries or parcels to be delivered directly into their car without them even being there to open the trunk... More