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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NFC is More than just a Wireless Barcode!

Developing with NFC

Why going beyond a UID based system is critical to your NFC product. A guest blog post by David Shalaby, Taptrack Understanding the full capabilities of an NFC tag is paramount to unlocking the true power of the technology.  Too many times at TapTrack we see our clients simply using a tag’s unique identifier (UID) […]

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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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NFC Technology at Mobile World Congress 2015

NFC technology at MWC 2015

Connected living, virtual reality and 5G phones, oh my. No shortage of inspiration and innovation at Mobile World Congress 2015. We were happy to see NFC technology included in numerous significant product and partnership announcements. Here’s a roundup of some of the NFC highlights from MWC15: Brand Thinfilm and Diageo unveiled the connected ‘Smart Bottle’ […]

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Life Hack with NFC Technology

NFC has infinite possibilities for developers. #appdev

A guest blog by Julien Veuillet, wakdev.com Whether for identification, payment or commercial support purposes, NFC technology is now widely adopted by professionals and individuals. But do you know about all the uses and advantages of NFC? We already know about the access cards or contactless bank cards that save us some time every day. But there are […]

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What Is a Good NFC App, Other Than Apple Pay?

NFC technology offers many opportunities for developers

A guest blog post by Hsuan-hua Chang, author of Everyday NFC In July 2012, I attended an NFC programming training from Tapwise in Seattle. Most of us (60+ attendees) didn’t know much about NFC; we learned how to program an NFC tag. That’s when I saw the potential for NFC technology and decided to become […]

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