Factory Automation: Service Interface

NFC solutions eliminate the need for specialized handheld devices for service technicians. An NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet can be used as a universal display and entry device. A technician can transfer diagnostic data, counter readings, status information and configuration data from end equipments, such as home appliances or meters, directly to a smartphone. The use of NFC connectivity provides security and also great flexibility for designing end equipments.

Benefits

  • Zero power consumption in standby mode
  • Maintenance-free, hermetically sealed, galvanic isolated
  • Dynamically loading of NDEF messages and full control over RF interface from the host

Differentiators

  • NFC Tag Type 4
  • Powered from RF field, RF wake up
  • Data rates up to 848 kbaud
  • Possibility for data streaming and large file transfer
Industrial

Medical, Healthcare, Fitness: Medical Patch

Wearable devices allow patients to monitor their vital data such as temperature, hydration and pulse rate on their own without the presence of a doctor. NFC connectivity on these wearable patches enables the reading and display of sensor measurements on a smartphone or tablet. TI's single- and two-chip RF430 NFC transponder family supports developers designing battery-less sensor systems powered from energy harvested from the RF field and low-power battery-powered data logging applications.

Benefits

  • Highly integrated System-on-Chip (SoC)
  • Flexibility of programmable system architecture
  • Battery-less or single cell operation

Differentiators

  • Programmable sensor transponder platform
  • ADC with ultra-low input current, low noise and ultra-low offset
  • Integrated temperature sensor
  • Support for analog and digital sensors
  • Universal non-volatile ferroelectric RAM (FRAM)
  • Dedicated ROM code devices
  • NFC Tag Type 4 and 5
Medical, Healthcare, Fitness: Medical Patch

Building Automation: Digital Door Lock

Digital door locks based on RFID cards or keyfobs have increased the security and convenience for door opening. Now with NFC technology in smartphones, it is even possible to use the phone as your door opener device. TI’s TRF796x/ TRF7970 transceiver IC family is ideally suited for these applications to optimize lower power performance increasing the battery life and providing better security. This transceiver IC family supports different communication standards and provides unparalleled flexibility via the various direct communication modes.

Benefits

  • Ultra-low power for extended battery life
  • Support of various NFC and ISO protocols and direct communication modes

Differentiators

  • Supports NFCIP1 and NFCIP2
  • ISO14443A, ISO14443B, ISO15693, ISO18000-3, Felica
  • Wide operating temperature range -40 to 110 degrees Celcius
  • Integrated voltage regulator and clock output for the microcontroller
Building Automation: Digital Door Lock

Grid Infrastructure: Metering

NFC enables the design of a maintenance-free and hermetically sealed galvanic isolated communication interface for metering solutions. The NFC communication interface is powered out of the RF field and counter reading can be transferred directly to an attached wireless communication module or a service technician can transfer diagnostics data, counter readings, status information and configuration data through an NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet.

Benefits

  • Zero power consumption in standby mode
  • Maintenance-free, hermetically sealed, galvanic isolated
  • Dynamically loading of NDEF messages and full control over RF interface from the host

Differentiators

  • NFC Tag Type 4
  • Powered from RF field, RF wake up
  • Data rates up to 848 kbaud
  • Possibility for data streaming and large file transfer
Grid Infrastructure: Metering

Car Access

Today's car buyers have come to expect the convenience of keyless entry and push button start in car access systems. Integrating these high performance systems is made easy by TI's strong security, high sensitivity, and unique patented HDX technology. The broad portfolio offers products for the keyfob and the vehicle, specifically designed to operate alongside electric vehicle charging systems.

Benefits

  • Fully functional in vehicle charging environments
  • Secure keyfob learning/replacement process
  • 15cm 3D immobilizer range
  • 3+ years battery life

Differentiators

  • Ultra-low power UHF wake-up receiver
  • Public key crypto accelerators
  • High sensitivity narrow band analog front end
Car Access

Automotive Infotainment Pairing

Automotive infotainment systems allow drivers to personalize their in car entertainment. TI's NFC solutions enable simple secure pairing (SSP) for Bluetooth®, Bluetooth Smart and Wi-Fi® between an NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet and an automotive infotainment system with one tap and eliminates complicated manual procedures. It also allows configuration and personalization of specific driver settings when entering the car and can act as service interface for diagnostic data.

Benefits

  • One tap pairing / connection
  • Automatic configuration and personalization settings

Differentiators

  • AEC-Q100 qualified for automotive
  • Supports 106, 212, 424 and 848 kbaud
  • I²C or SPI connection to host controller
Automotive Infotainment

Printers, Set-top-box TV and Audio

TI's dynamic dual interface NFC transponder brings a secure, simplified pairing process for Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® connections to products, such as printers, speakers, headsets and remote controls, as well as wireless keyboards and mice. It is the only dynamic NFC tag device specifically designed for NFC connection handover and service interface functions, including host diagnostics and software upgrades.

Benefits

  • Zero power consumption in standby mode
  • Dynamic loading of NDEF messages and full control over RF interface from the host

Differentiators

  • NFC Tag Type 4
  • Powered from RF field, RF wake up
  • Supported data rates 106, 212, 424 and 848 kbaud
Printers, Set-top-box TV and Audio

Product Authentication

TI's 4mm*4mm NFC Tag Type 5 Transponder enables the identification and authentication of consumable devices. The extremely small form factor and robust construction allows an easy integration even into small devices.

Benefits

  • Ease of integration into small and thin objects
  • Moldable into plastic
  • No secondary packaging required

Differentiators

  • NFC Tag Type 5, ISO/IEC 15693, ISO/IEC 18000-3
  • 64bit Unique Identifier
  • 256bit user memory
  • User lock per block
  • Anti-collision
  • 4mm*4mm*0.66mm
  • integrated antenna
Product Authentication

Animal ID

RFID technology helps ranchers round up stock more efficiently, provide feed and water at optimal locations when necessary, and even handle some basic health monitoring such as the frequency with which animals visit feeding stations. A decrease in frequency can be an indication of illness.

Benefits

  • Best read range/performance
  • Smallest tolerance
  • Highest reliability

Differentiators

  • HDX (Half Duplex) transmission principle
  • Individual frequency tuning of every single tag
  • Fully automated high volume manufacturing
Animal ID
Tools Devices
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