Developer Tip: NFC Reader Chips vs. NFC Controller Chips

NFC Controller chip vs. NFC reader chip

A guest blog post by David Shalaby, TapTrack A topic that sometimes warrants consideration when doing an NFC project is: what the difference between an NFC reader chip and an NFC controller chip? This may arise when you need an NFC reader for a custom application, where the off-the-shelf reader is not feasible for some […]

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How to Connect with NFC Developers & Entrepreneurs

Sure, we created this site to provide developers with a go-to source for NFC support, developer kits and to give you a spot to show off your NFC products and apps. Online help is great, but face-to-face contact is where your ideas get validated, your questions truly understood. With goal of creating community, we started an […]

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The Benefits of using Multi-application Microprocessor Chips for NFC

Gavin Shenker talks NFC application development

A guest blog by Gavin Shenker, Tapcentive  The majority of NFC tags used today are very, low cost NFC Type 1, 2 or 3 tags that are configured with static NDEF data. Often times, NFC application design involving tags is similar to design involving the reading of QR codes, but instead of taking a picture […]

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Working with Android’s HCE, libnfc, and Chrome-NFC

NFC Developer Tip for Android Developers

A guest blog by Justin Ribeiro, Stickman Ventures If you’ve taken a look at the slides from Neel Rao’s Android HCE presentation, you’ll note that the Android’s host-based card emulation is incredibly powerful. As a developer you can create your own NFC conversation in any manner you like. The question that often comes up is “How do I […]

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Android HCE- An intro to the world of NFC

NFC in Android Development, #HCE

Last week the NFC Forum had the pleasure of attending, sponsoring and exhibiting at AnDevCon in San Francisco. During the Android App classes Neel Rao, Associate Product Manager at Google, gave a fantastic talk on Android HCE — An intro into the world of NFC. Here’s an overview by Neel of his presentation: In these slides […]

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Developer Tip: How to Use NFC with Unity 3D in Android Devices

NFC gaming platform

A guest blog post by Pablo Martínez, Twinsprite Unity 3D is a cross-platform game creation system developed by Unity Technologies, including a game engine and integrated development environment (IDE). It is used to develop 2D, 2.5D and 3D video games for web sites, desktop platforms, consoles, and mobile devices. With the goal of democratizing the building of […]

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