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    News about BCM2079x.

    Brother picks Broadcom for NFC

    July 17th, 2013

    A new range of Brother multi-function printers will use Broadcom’s BCM20792 NFC controller for one tap printing from mobile devices. The MFC-J870DW and MFC-J875DW printers are compatible with NFC devices running Android 4.0+ and will also utilise Broadcom’s BCM43362 WLAN chip for WiFi connectivity.

    Wii U packs Broadcom NFC

    November 20th, 2012

    Chip maker Broadcom has supplied the NFC controller used in Nintendo’s Wii U games console, a teardown has revealed. The news represents the second significant design win for Broadcom in recent days, after it emerged last week… More

    Google picks Broadcom for NFC in Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

    November 14th, 2012

    The new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean mobile phone and tablet reference devices make use of a Broadcom NFC controller chip instead of the NXP chips Google used in earlier models. Broadcom has also contributed its NFC software stack to the Android Open Source Project. More

    Broadcom unveils NFC technology for sub-$100 smartphones

    January 10th, 2012

    The BCM21552G is a single chip that incorporates a modem and application processor as well as support for NFC and is designed for smartphones retailing at under US$100. More

    NFC Forum picks Broadcom for device certification testing

    October 26th, 2011

    The NFC Forum has chosen to use Broadcom‘s recently announced BCM2079x NFC controller chips to validate its NFC device certification test suite. The NFC Forum Certification Program, introduced in December 2010, provides device manufacturers with… More

    New Broadcom chips signal next stage of the mobile wallet wars

    September 27th, 2011

    The company’s new NFC controller chips allow multiple secure elements to be active on a single phone at the same time, making it possible for consumers to use both a mobile wallet supplied by a mobile network operator and a mobile wallet supplied by a bank, handset maker or operating system supplier. More