PN544 – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:37:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png PN544 – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 iPhone 6 teardown shows NFC chips from NXP — and AMS https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/09/19/331560/iphone-6-teardown-shows-nfc-chips-nxp-ams/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/09/19/331560/iphone-6-teardown-shows-nfc-chips-nxp-ams/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:06:30 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=31560 A teardown conducted by iFixit shows that Apple is using NFC chips from both NXP and AMS in the new iPhone 6, which began shipping today. The inclusion of an NXP chip was expected but the AMS chip is a surprise addition.

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Toughphone adds rugged handset https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/01/13/327471/toughphone-adds-rugged-handset/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/01/13/327471/toughphone-adds-rugged-handset/#comments Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:37:34 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=27471 Phone maker The Toughphone has launched an NFC-enabled rugged smartphone with a ‘push to talk’ application that allows voice communications to be made instantly over the network’s data connection, like a walkie talkie. The IP-67 certified Defender is powered by a 1GHz quad core processor and runs Android 4.2. The dual-SIM handset features an NXP […]

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NXP develops NFC chip for Intel https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/11/25/327040/nxp-develops-nfc-chip-intel/ Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:59:03 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=27040 NXP Semiconductors has developed a new version of its PN544 NFC controller chip for Intel and MasterCard. The latest PN544PC controller enables shoppers to pay for online purchases by simply tapping their contactless card or NFC phone to an NFC reader built into computers using fourth generation Intel Core processors.

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NXP ships 100m NFC controllers https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/10/03/318203/nxp-ships-100m-nfc-controllers/ Wed, 03 Oct 2012 15:31:13 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=18203 NXP has now shipped 100m of its PN544 NFC controllers, the company reports. “The NFC market continues to evolve rapidly,” says NXP’s Michael Maader. “NFC is coming to many new tablets, laptops, speakers and headsets enabling secure payments, mobile ticketing, NFC tag use cases or the pairing of applications across multiple form-factors. All those devices […]

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HTC unveils WP8 NFC phone https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/09/19/317972/htc-unveils-wp8-nfc-phone/ Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:58:07 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=17972 HTC has announced its first two WP8 devices, the Windows Phone 8X with NFC and the Windows Phone 8S, which does not include NFC. The 8X, which includes a PN544 NFC controller from NXP, has a 4.3-inch display and uses the same internal hardware as the Android-based HTC One X. Both phones will begin shipping […]

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NXP unveils next-generation PN547 NFC controller https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/02/27/313909/nxp-unveils-next-generation-pn547-nfc-controller/ Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:50:41 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=13909 The new PN547 offers twice the read/write range of its existing PN544 controller chip, is half the size, uses half the power and communicates at five times the speed.

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Motorola Droid Razr to offer NFC? https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/11/14/311293/motorola-droid-razr-to-offer-nfc/ Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:22:54 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=11293 A teardown of the new Motorola Droid Razr conducted for Engadget has discovered that the smartphone includes an NXP PN544 NFC controller chip. Engadget notes, however, that “the Linux driver is present, but hardware appears to be missing or misconfigured.”

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Microsoft picks NXP for NFC in Windows 8 https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/09/13/39904/microsoft-picks-nxp-for-nfc-in-windows-8/ Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:25:31 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=9904 "NXP has a deep understanding of NFC and we are working with them to deliver the right hardware, software and support to bring this technology to our partners, developers, and ultimately the consumer,” says the software giant's Aidan Marcuss.

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Uncovered: The hidden NFC potential of the Google Nexus S and the Nokia C7 https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/02/13/35913/uncovered-the-hidden-nfc-potential-of-the-google-nexus-s-and-the-nokia-c7/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/02/13/35913/uncovered-the-hidden-nfc-potential-of-the-google-nexus-s-and-the-nokia-c7/#comments Sun, 13 Feb 2011 15:58:56 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=5913 Mobile and NFC experts Dr Gerald Madlmayr and Christian Kantner have taken apart both a Nokia C7 and a Google Nexus S to find out what's inside and what kind of services it will be possible to offer via the handsets in the future — and to build a Nexus S that can operate in full card emulation mode. Here Dr Madlmayr explains what he and Kantner discovered...

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Gentag announces low-cost NFC/RFID phone https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/02/10/35893/gentag-announces-low-cost-nfcrfid-phone/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/02/10/35893/gentag-announces-low-cost-nfcrfid-phone/#comments Thu, 10 Feb 2011 12:04:53 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=5893 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.

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