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Product Authentication With NFC Tags

The market for fake goods is huge by any measure. It's estimated to reach 1.2 Trillion USD in 2018*. It affects almost every product...

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Apple vs Amazon. The new QR Code vs NFC battleground ?

Regular readers of NFC.Today will know that we usually only write about NFC tag projects across marketing, authentication and identification. However, one of the most common questions anyone in the NFC industry gets asked is - 'How is it different to QR Codes ?'. We've...

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NFC Tag Memory Calculator

Use our memory calculator to find which NFC chips you can use for your application. We've included here the most popular NXP chips -...

Buying NFC Tags

If you aren't a techie, then the idea of buying some NFC tags might seem a little daunting. There's a large variety of tags,...

Which NFC Chip ?

The NFC chip At the heart of every NFC tag, sticker or product is an NFC 'chip' or 'IC' (integrated circuit). These tiny electronic devices...

NFC Tag Scan Distance Explained

It's a typical problem. An NFC tag is integrated into a product or behind a piece of advertising material and now the tag can't...

The Difference Between NFC and RFID

RFID and NFC are two closely related wireless communication technologies that are used globally for a vast number of applications such as access control,...

Which NFC Tag ?

An NFC tag is the combination of an NFC chip, an NFC antenna and something that holds it all together. Choosing which NFC tag...

How Much NFC Tag Memory Do I Need ?

Within each NFC tag there's an NFC chip which holds your data and manages the communication with the NFC reader. Your data is stored in...

NFC Tag Antennas

NFC Tag Antennas
How do NFC tags work ? An active device (usually a mobile phone) generates a local magnetic field which induces an electric current in the...

 

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NFC Tags Explained

What are NFC tags ? NFC (near field communication) is a wireless technology which allows...

Recent NFC News

WayAround vision loss app launches on Android

WayAround, a specialist app for visually impaired people has added to it's iPhone app with a new Android app. The system uses NFC tags...

Apple adds iPhone Background NFC Tag Reading in Core NFC

Apple have added background NFC tag reading to iOS12 on the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR. This finally brings NFC technology on the latest...

Nike adds NFC tags to Chelsea Football Club’s kit

It started with sneakers and NBA jerseys. Now Nike is adding their NikeConnect NFC tech to football/soccer kits. The new Chelsea 2018-19 NFC enabled...

NFC marketing performance case study for Kilchoman campaign

Last year, NFC.Today covered Scottish Whisky producers Kilchoman's use of NFC tags for a marketing campaign. The campaign allowed consumers to interact with smart hangtags...