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    ISO 15693

    News about ISO 15693.

    NFC Forum adds support for Type V tags

    June 17th, 2015

    The NFC Forum has released a new candidate specification that extends the functionality of NFC devices to include formal support for a new category of NFC tag. NCI 2.0 also enables tag data stored on… More

    TI offers NFC sensors

    December 12th, 2014

    Texas Instruments has introduced an integrated NFC sensor transponder that combines an ISO 15693 compliant NFC interface with a programmable microcontroller, non-volatile FRAM, an analog-to-digital converter and SPI and I2C interface. Aimed at industrial, medical, wearables and internet of things (IoT) applications, the RF430FRL15xH will enable developers to “design products that require an analog or digital interface, data-logging capabilities and data transfers to an NFC-enabled reader.”

    AMS develops NFC chip for medical implants

    September 3rd, 2013

    Chip maker AMSĀ has unveiled a sensor-enabled NFC tag that could be used in a subdermal implant, enabling diabetes sufferers to read their glucose levels at any time by simply holding an NFC phone to a… More

    STMicro offers batteryless NFC developer kit

    November 15th, 2012

    A new developer kit from STMicroelectronics is designed to provide engineers with everything they need to start designing battery-free electronic applications that can exchange data with NFC smartphones. The M24LR Discovery Kit is based on… More

    Handheld NFC terminal packs a printer

    November 29th, 2011

    The Casio IT-9000 is designed for applications that require on the spot printing, such as receipts for mobile retail transactions, receipts and tickets for public transportation, as well as for meter reading, proof of delivery and queue busting operations. More

    NXP launches NFC reader chip

    November 25th, 2011

    NXP has introduced a multi-protocol, NFC-ready contactless transceiver chip that can be used in a wide range of banking, e-government, transport and mobile payment terminals and other devices. The CLRC663 supports all 13.56MHz contactless standards… More

    NFC goes green: New ST chips use energy harvesting to replace the need for batteries

    November 8th, 2011

    The new wireless memory chips harvest the energy generated from NFC and RFID actions to power up small devices so that a battery or other power supply no longer needs to be included. More

    Casio launches NFC-enabled rugged handheld terminal

    September 16th, 2011

    The DT-X8 with RFID is designed for use in warehouses, ticketing and security applications and includes support for ISO 15693 RFID tags as well as ISO 14443 A/B, FeliCa and Mifare NFC tags and cards. More

    STMicro shows potential of NFC in electronic devices

    September 6th, 2011

    The chip maker has released an Android app that shows how NFC phones can be used in conjunction with its M24LR64 wireless memory chip to interact with a wide range of electronic devices including consumer electronics, smart meters, home appliances and portable healthcare devices. More

    Gentag announces low-cost NFC/RFID phone

    February 10th, 2011

    The US$119 GT-601 NFC handset is designed for “people who are concerned only with basic voice communication, mobile payments, social networks, and diagnostics using a low-cost mobile wireless device,” says Gentag.  More

    NFC medical platform to enable self-testing for pregnancy, fertility, pathogens, Aids, drugs, allergens and certain types of cancers

    January 17th, 2011

    NFC phones will soon be used to self-test for a number of medical conditions, to automatically report on the status of patients with chronic health conditions and to monitor the health of those who have been recently discharged from hospital, says Dr John Peeters, founder of Gentag. More