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    Wireless Protocol III:  Near Field Communication (NFC)

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    The element14 ESSENTIALS of Near Field Communication (NFC) cover the fundamentals of NFC, including features, operating modes, applications, and key use cases. To extend the knowledge covered in the main module, this supplementary guide discusses the types of related components or development boards available for prototyping new products or building projects.

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    Integrated Components

     

    NT3H2111W0FHKH NTAG I2C plus, Reader, 13.56MHZ, XQFN-8

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    The NT3H2111W0FHKH is an NTAG I2C plus reader in an XQFN-8 package, combining a passive NFC interface with a contact I2C interface. It's designed for entry-level NFC in home-automation and consumer applications. As the second generation of NXP's connected-tag technology, these devices maintain full backward compatibility with first-generation NTAG I2C products, while adding new, advanced features for password protection, full memory-access configuration from both interfaces, and an originality signature for protection against cloning.

    Full interoperability with every NFC-enabled device

    Smooth end-user experience with super-fast data exchange via NFC and I2C interface

    Zero-power operation with non-volatile data storage

    Data protection to prevent unauthorized data manipulation

    Multi-application support, enabled by memory size and segmentation options

    ISO/IEC 14443 Part 2 and 3 compliant

    NFC Forum Type 2 Tag compliant

    Unique 7-byte UID

    Configurable event detection pin to signal NFC or pass-through data events

     

    NT3H2211W0FHKH - NFC Forum Type 2 Tag Compliant IC, 13.56 MHz, Reader, 40 mA, 0.7 V to 3.6 V input, XQFN-8

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    The NT3H2211W0FHKH is an NFC Forum Type 2 Tag Compliant Reader IC in an XQFN-8 package. This NTAG I2C plus device combines a passive NFC interface with a contact I2C  interface.

    Maintains full backward compatibility with first-generation NTAG I2C

    Password protection

    Full memory-access configuration

    Originality signature for protection against cloning

     

    PN7150B0HN/C11002YPN7150B0HN/C11002Y - RFID IC, 13.56 MHz, NFC Controller, Read, Write, FeliCa PCD Mode, 1.65 V to 1.95 V supply, HVQFN-40

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    The PN7150B0HN/C11002YPN7150B0HN/C11002Y is a NFC Read/Write Controller in an HVQFN-40 package. The PN7150 is a full NFC controller with integrated firmware and NCI interface designed for contactless communication at 13.56 MHz. It is designed for integrating NFC technology into any application, especially those running Linux and Android. The contactless front-end design brings a major performance step-up, with on one hand a higher sensitivity and on the other hand the capability to work in active load modulation communication enabling the support of small form factor antennae.

    Full hardware and software compatibility

    All NFC operating modes

    Flexible host interface

    Complete, power-efficient NFC control

    Full NFC forum compliancy with small form factor antenna

    Embedded NFC firmware providing all NFC protocols as pre-integrated feature

    Direct connection to the main host or microcontroller, by I2C-bus physical and NCI protocol

     

    Development Boards

     

    OM23221ARD Antenna Board, NTAG I2C plus, NFC Forum Type 2 Tag, I2C Interface, Arduino® Pinout

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    The NTAG I2C plus kit is suitable for any boards featuring an Arduino-compatible header, including LPCXpresso, Kinetis, and i.MX boards. It is designed to emulate using an NTAG I2C plus tag chip in an embedded electronic system. The NTAG I2C plus antenna board is mounted on an adapter board with an Arduino-compatible header.

    Bluetooth pairing example based on NXP KW41Z

    Library for NTAG I2C plus available through MCUXpresso for FRDM-KW41ZFRDM-KW41Z

    Connectivity to any device with Arduino pinout such as NXP Freedom board family (Kinetis)

     

    OM5578/PN7150ARDM - Evaluation Board, PN7150S NFC Controller Board, Arduino Interface Board, NFC sample card

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    The OM5578/PN7150ARDOM5578/PN7150ARD kit is a high performance, fully NFC-compliant expansion board compatible with Arduino Compatible Interface platforms.

    Meets compliance with Reader mode, P2P mode and Card emulation mode standards

    Features an integrated high performance RF antenna to insure high interoperability level with NFC devices

    Includes a PN7150 NFC Controller Board, a dedicated interface board, and an NFC sample card

     

    OM5578/PN7150BBBM - Controller Board, BeagleBone Black Development Board

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    The OM5578/PN7150BBBOM5578/PN7150BBB is a PN7150 NFC controller Single Board Computer (SBC) kit with a BeagleBone Black interface board. It enables the development of an NFC solution based on PN7150 in a Linux, Android or Windows for IoT environment or in a system based on RTOS, or without OS. It meets compliance with Reader mode, P2P mode and card emulation mode standards and supports NFC forum type 1/2/3/4/5 tags. The board features an integrated high performance RF antenna to ensure a high interoperability level with NFC devices. It also provides high RF output power with up to 4.75V, 180mA, as well as low power modes for portable devices.

    High performance NFC forum-compliant PN7150B0HN controller with integrated firmware & NCI interface

    Software drivers enable easy integration into Linux android, Windows IoT and RTOS Applications

    Offers a flexible way of connecting an external RF antenna to be used in place of the on-board one

    Includes PN7150 NFC controller board, BeagleBone Black interface board, NTAG216 NFC sample card

     

    OM5578/PN7150RPIM -Demonstration Kit, PN7150S NFC Controller Board, Raspberry Pi Interface Board, NFC sample card

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    The OM5578/PN7150RPIM kit is a high performance, fully NFC-compliant expansion board for Raspberry Pi. It meets compliance with Reader mode, P2P mode and Card emulation mode standards. The board features an integrated high performance RF antenna to insure high interoperability level with NFC devices. The kit is comprised of an OM5578/PN7150S NFC Controller Board, an OM29110RPI Raspberry Pi Interface Board, and an NFC sample card.

     

    OM27462CDKP - Development Kit, PN7462 NFC Controller, NFC Cockpit Compatible, EMVco Development

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    The OM27462CDKP is a flexible and easy to use controller development kit for the PN7462 family. It contains a PNEV7462C board, fully supported by the NFC Cockpit and the NFC Reader Library, with a 65x65mm2 antenna optimized for EMVCo applications and a 30x50 mm2 antenna optimized for Access Management applications. The kit comes with a multitude of application examples in source code to begin software development.

    Easy antenna design with NFC Cockpit software

    Two different antennas (65x65mm2 and 30x50mm2) with matching components

    3 small antenna matching PCBs for implementation of custom antenna matching circuit

    Easy application development with full NFC Forum and EMV compliant software libraries

    5 PN7462AU samples in HVQFN64 package

    OM13054 LPC-Link2 debug adaptor included

     

    OM5569/NT322ERM -  Development Kit, NTAG I2C plus, Energy Harvesting Connected Tag, NFC Interfaces

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    The NTAG I2C plus Explorer Kit is an all-in-one demonstration and development resource for NFC-connected tags. Designed to emulate using an NTAG I2C plus tag chip in an embedded electronic system, the kit centers around a multi-purpose microprocessor-based development/demo board, and includes a full complement of hardware and software tools to support investigation of the NTAG I2C chip operation, the NFC RF communication link, and the I2C serial bus connected link. This kit includes all components of OM5569-NT322E and on top an NFC reader.

    Identive CLOUD 3700F reader: The PC Demo Application with the same look and feel as the Android NTAG I2C Demo App uses this reader to communicate with the NTAG I2C plus Explorer Board.

    Supported devices include NT3H2111_2211: NTAG I2C plus, NFC Forum Type 2 Tag with I2C interface optimized for entry-level NFC applications

     

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