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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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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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

NFC Logos

NFC Logos There's always been a bit of confusion about choosing which NFC logo or NFC icon. So let's help clear things up. The Official NFC...

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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Getting Started With NFC

NFC Tags Explained

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

Recent NFC News

L’Oréal launches wearable NFC enabled sun safety sensor for iPhone users

L'Oréal have launched a sun safety wearable NFC enabled device under their La Roche-Posay brand. The My Skin Track UV device is a battery-free electronic...

Moooi secures designer furniture with NFC authentication tags

International designer furniture and furnishings brand Moooi have launched 'The Button', an NFC powered authentication device. The button device uses the latest NFC tag authentication...

Rémy Cointreau launches NFC tag enabled smart Louis XIII decanters

From February 2019, every bottle of Rémy Cointreau's Louis XIII worldwide will be shipped with integrated NFC tags. The tags, built into the cork...

NXP launch the NTAG 424 DNA authentication NFC chip

NXP have launched the next generation of their NTAG series NFC tag authentication chips. Called the NTAG 424 DNA, it will be available in...