Week #6: Discussion results. NFC technology and its components. Group #33 Group member: Tianhao Han Ximeng Sun(Susie) Xing Cao(Star) Zhuoran Yang. NFC( Near field communication ). Definition:
NFC technology and its components
Near field communication, abbreviated NFC, is a form of contactless communication between devices like smartphones or tablets.
The Near Field Communication (NFC) Forum is a non-profit industry association that promotes the use of NFC short-range wireless interaction in consumer electronics, mobile devices and PCs.
FeliCaTM(SONY) ISO14443A, B(Philips)
Type A, Type B, Type F
*Mobile Devices (Tablets, Handsets)
*Secure Pairing(Paired wireless networks)
*Public Transport or Event Ticketing
*Passport or payment (POS) Reader System
*Short-Range Wireless Communication Tasks (Firmware Updates)
*Product Identification or Authentication
*Medical Equipment or Consumables
*Access Control, Digital Door Locks
*Sharing of Electronic Business Cards
For example: a spectrum analyzer or power meter.
a)NFC analog front-end (one case is NFC Controller with antenna).
b)Security unit. Depending on the application requirements, it can be SIM, SD, SAM or other chips.