RFID -NFC

Wireless Standard – RFID - Near Field Communication(NFC)

Introduction

This document is designed as a very brief introduction to the Near Field Communication RFID standard. The link page points to additional websites where more information is available.

Description:

Near Field Communication(NFC) is a wireless RFID technology which is an extension of the ISO14443A RFID tag technology. It operates in the 13.56 MHz RF band and has a maximum data rate of 424k baud. It has a very short range of about 10 cm (~ 4 inches). NFC has additional functionality in that there can be two active NFC devices communicating with one another. The protocol for the link between two NFC devices is governed by ISO18092. NFC is both a read and write technology. NFC communicates by magnetic induction technology over a very short range.

Present primary application is for cell phone application providing for wireless secure payments replacing credit cards.

See Wireless Modules section for NFC implementation.

For more information go here www.nfc-forum.org

 

 

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