Linux NFC (neard) for TRF7970A



This application report describes the process required to correctly build and test Linux NFC (neard) on AM335x (Cortex-A8) based BeagleBone + BeagleBone RF Cape + TRF7970ATB connected platform, using the Texas Instruments Sitara Software Development Kit (SDK) v3.03 and associated TI SDK file system in conjunction with the neard NFC stack..

Build Instructions for neard (Linux NFC) for AM335x + TRF7970A



  • Direct connection from Linux MPU to NFC transceiver (TRF7970A)
  • Enables lowest BOM cost for full NFC system solution available today using neard
  • Reader/Writer Mode (Types 2, 3, 4A, 4B and 5)


Other wireless technologies
TRF7970A Multi-Protocol Fully Integrated 13.56-MHz NFC / RFID Transceiver IC

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Application note Build Instructions for neard (Linux NFC) for AM335x + TRF7970A (Rev. B) Jul. 11, 2017

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