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    NXP adds more powerful NFC controller and developer kits

    June 30th, 2016

    PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker NXP has released a high performance NFC controller designed for use in consumer electronic devices as well as developer demo kits that interface with a range of popular prototyping platforms. More

    US Smart City Challenge adds NXP’s RFID tagging solutions

    May 18th, 2016

    PARTNER NEWS: The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has expanded its Smart City Challenge initiative to include NXP’s RFID tagging solutions and smart card ICs. The addition of NXP RFID tagging will enable automatic vehicle… More

    NXP uses NFC to make smart homes easier to manage

    March 20th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker NXP has introduced a wireless microcontroller and accompanying smart home and smart lighting solutions that use NFC to make it easy for users to “connect systems intuitively with just one tap”…. More

    NXP and EnOcean demo NFC smart lighting

    January 10th, 2014

    Chip maker NXP has teamed up with smart home specialist EnOcean at CES 2014 to show a solution that uses NFC to make it easy for homeowners to set up and add wireless lighting elements… More

    Texas Instruments adds smart meter development board with NFC

    October 10th, 2012

    Texas Instruments has unveiled a development board for smart meters that includes support for NFC. The Smart Meter Board “is a unique modular and scalable environment that lets developers include multiple wired and wireless communication protocols… More

    TazTag unveils first Android phone with NFC and ZigBee

    February 26th, 2012

    French Zigbee and NFC specialist Taztag is to unveil the first Android phone to include support for both NFC and Zigbee wireless communications at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. “The TPH-One is… More

    Yale unveils NFC door locks

    September 9th, 2011

    Lock maker Yale has developed an NFC version of its domestic keyless entry system and says it expects to be the first US brand to put residential NFC-operated locks on the market. More

    TazPad Android NFC tablet to include fingerprint biometric security

    August 23rd, 2011

    French NFC and Zigbee specialist TazTag has integrated AuthenTec‘s TCS2 TouchChip sensor into its TazPad Android tablet. TazPad was first announced in February and is designed for “professionals who want to link a bank, a… More

    TazTag aims TazPad NFC Android tablet at retail

    February 26th, 2011

    Taztag’s new TazPad is the first Android tablet to feature NFC connectivity, along with the company’s trademark array of other wireless connection technologies and a biometric authentication option. More

    TazTag’s stand-alone NFC device to hit the market by the end of 2010

    April 28th, 2010

    TazCard, a stand-alone NFC device which communicates via USB and Zigbee instead of a mobile network connection, is set to launch by the end of 2010 with a target price of €150 — and a very different approach to building NFC ecosystems. More

    ZigBee SIMs with built-in antennas to add payments, ticketing, P2P and coupons to standard mobile phones

    ZigBee SIMs with built-in antennas to add payments, ticketing, P2P and coupons to standard mobile phones

    March 24th, 2010

    The ZigBee Alliance has announced it has now completed development of ZigBee Telecom Services, a new standard enabling operators to offer a range of mobile proximity services to consumers using standard handsets and SIMs containing… More

    CES 2009: NFC competitors and enablers on display

    CES 2009: NFC competitors and enablers on display

    January 12th, 2009

    There wasn’t much to see in the way of mainstream NFC developments at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show — but some interesting potentially competitive technologies and enabling solutions made the massive Las Vegas event worth casting an eye over. More