Near Field Communication (NFC) is a radio technology enabling bi-directional short range wireless communication between devices to make life easier and more convenient for worldwide consumers by simplifying transactions, digital content exchange, and electronic device connection with a touch. This technology is adopted in smartphones and has a large infrastructure with hundreds of million devices already in place.

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Near Field Communication

Near Field Communication

Key NFC Characteristics

  • HF - 13.56MHz ISM Freq Band
  • Read range of a few centimeters
  • Data rates: 26 - 848kbps
  • NFC Forum Specifications
  • Standards - ISO14443A/B, ISO15693, ISO18092, ISO21481
    • Operating Modes:
    • Peer-to-Peer
    • Reader/Writer
    • Card Emulation
  • Possibility for passive operation

Texas Instruments NFC Solutions

  • Reader / writer integrated circuits
  • Passive & Dynamic Tag integrated circuits
  • Superior RF Performance
  • Innovative embedded NFC tag solutions

NFC Applications

Applications Features Product Numbers
Industrial Device configuration / Firmware upgrade RF430CL330H,TRF7970A / TRF7964A
Medical Medical patch / Sensor transponder RF430FRL152H
Smart Grid Service interface / Pre-payment RF430CL330H, TRF796x /TRF7970A
Automotive Infotainment pairing RF430CL330H, TRF7970A
Personal Electronics Wi-Fi / BlueTooth pairing via NFC RF430CL330H
Retail Contactless Reader / Writer TRF7970A / TRF7964A

NFC Product Types

Reader/Writer

NFC Transceiver

Static Tags

Dynamic Tag

Sensor Tag

TRF796xA

NFC transceiver with reader/writer functionality

TRF7970A

Full featured NFC device supporting all three NFC modes

Tag-it™ HF-I

Passive RFID tag With EEPROM ISO 15693 NFC Tag Type 5

RF430CL330H

Embedded dual Interfacen ISO14443B tag

RF430FRL15xH

NFC sensor tag with FRAM ISO15693 tag

NFC Product Table

Products Protocols Functionality Tools
TRF7960A IS014443A/B
ISO15693
ISO18000-3
NFC/RFID Reader/Writer TRF7960AEVM
TRF7960ATB
TRF7962A ISO15693
ISO18000-3
NFC/RFID Reader/Writer TRF7960AEVM
TRF7960ATB
TRF7963A ISO14443A/B NFC/RFID Reader/Writer TRF7960AEVM
TRF7960ATB
TRF7964A ISO14443A/B
ISO15693
ISO18000-3
NFC/RFID Reader/Writer TRF7960AEVM
TRF7960ATB
TRF7970A ISO14443A/B
ISO15693
ISO18000-3
ISO18092
NFC Device (Reader/Writer, P2P, Card Emulation Mode) TRF7970AEVM
TRF7970ATB
TRF7970A-BNDL
NFCLINK-BNDL
DLP-7970ABP
Tag-it HF-I ISO15693 NFC/RFID Passive Tags (Type V) Contact Texas Instruments
RF430CL330H ISO14443B Dynamic Dual-interface NFC Transponder RF430CL330HTB
DYNAMICNFCBUNDLE
NFCT4BTVALUE
DLP-RF430BP
RF430FRL152H ISO15693 NFC Sensor Transponder F430FRL152HEVM

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