NFCLink NFC/HF RFID Firmware


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NFCLink NFC/HF RFID Firmware




NFCLink is a library of NFC & HF RFID firmware using the NCI protocol to communicate to a host OS or MPU. As of today, NFCLink supports MSP430 5xx and 6xx series devices.

How do I get NFCLink? NFCLink is available as a standalone package. Future releases will be delivered as a component of Code Composer Studio, and the MSP430Ware package will be navigated to through a sleek GUI within the TI Resource Explorer window in CCS.

*Note: When downloading, customers will be required to fill out an export compliance form/SLA clickwrap.

  • Supports NFC/HF RFID Reader/Writer functions for formatting, reading and writing
  • NFC Tag Type Platforms 2, 3, 4A, 4B and V (ISO15693).
  • Supports NFC/HF Peer to Peer functions (initiator and target) using SNEP
  • Supports Card Emulation functions as NFC Tag Type Platforms 4A & 4B
  • Windows XP/7 based GUI with integrated stack (for use with MSP-EXP430F5529 + TRF7970ATB hardware platform)

What's Included

  • GUI
  • NCI Protocol Support
  • NFC / HF RFID Protocol Libraries
  • SPI driver for TRF7970A.

Technical Documents
User guides (2)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 10877 17 Apr 2015 693
PDF 21099 04 Apr 2014 693
Selection guides (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 2154 18 Mar 2016 8,316
White papers (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1484 20 Feb 2014 2,013

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
NFC Transceiver Add-on Target Board Module  TRF7970ATB  Development Kits 
MSP430F5529 USB Experimenter’s Board  MSP-EXP430F5529  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
MSP430F5529  16-Bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 128KB Flash, 8KB RAM, USB, 12Bit ADC, 2 USCIs, 32Bit HW MPY  MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs 
TRF7970A  Multi-Protocol Fully Integrated 13.56-MHz NFC / RFID Transceiver IC  Wireless Connectivity 
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