Posts Tagged ‘NFC’

Tutorial: RFID tags with the NXP NFC controller PN7120 and Eclipse

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Erich Styger writes: Playing with RFID and NFC is definitely fun🙂, and they are everywhere! For a research project I’m exploring different RFID tags and solutions. I several types around for a long time, but never found the time to actually work on it, so last nightI thought I give...

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Contactless payment ring – A tutorial on NFC antenna coil design

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Jatinder writes, " I have a done a video about a contactless payment (NFC) ring that I have made. The video talks about NFC antenna coil design and how I used the concepts to make the wearable ring." Via the contact form.

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An NFC implant to open doors and unlocking PCs

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Fred over at the 430h forum shared another project using his NFC implant and an MSP4305529 to unlock his PC: I recent completed the prototype of my LoginNFC project. It's a combination of MSP430 acting as a USB keyboard (and CDC serial for configuration) and a TRF7970A NFC reader. The...

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TI Design Contest: Envision the ultimate NFC wearable

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

TI has announced a contest for NFC based wearable designs. Do you dream of creating a solution to make monitoring health and fitness activities easier? Using near field communication (NFC) in your designs can help! We want to hear your ideas for the next wearable design based on our RF430FRL15xH...

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Posted in contest, RF, sensors, wireless | 3 Comments »

Using a standard coil for NFC tag implant reading

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Limpkin writes: Who knew it'd be possible to use this coil to read NFC tags? A while ago I backed the xNT campaign , which aimed at making an NTAG216 based NFC implant for different purposes. After a few months of waiting and a few weeks of trying to find...

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Video: Maker Faire NY 2013: Arduino NFC

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

In this video from the 2013 Maker Faire New York, Don Coleman takes the stage in New York to discuss Near Field Communication (NFC) using the Adafruit and Seeed Studio NFC shields on an Arduino. Coleman is a software developer and is co-authoring a book on NFC, PhoneGap and Arduino...

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DEFCON 20 – NFC Hacking: The Easy Way

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Eddie Lee, a security researcher at Blackwing Intelligence, gave this presentation at last Summer's DEFCON 20 conference. His technique involves using NFCProxy, an open source software tool released at the conference to analyze 13.56 MHz RFID protocols and proxy transactions using Android phones. NFCProxy can view the wireless transmissions from...

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Samsung’s NFC Tec Tiles

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Samsung has debuted Tec Tiles. These NFC smart stickers (shown above at actual size) are designed to be preprogrammed with information of your choice and left to be read by other NFC equipped phones. In order to program a tag, you'll need to have the Samsung Tec Tile app on...

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Posted in wireless | 1 Comment »

NFC TI TRF7970A breakout board V1.1 update

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Benjamin made a small update on his NFC TI TRF7970A breakout board. The board is designed to provide you access to RFID and similar RF protocols. Benjamin has 15 boards he is willing to giveaway, so contact him on his blog if you're interested. It is just a little update...

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Near field communication TRF7970A breakout board

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Benjamin wanted to use the Bus Pirate with various near field communication protocols, so he designed this breakout board for the TRF7970A NFC chip. It has a 13.56Mhz on-board antenna, and a optional SMA antenna connector. Other devices can also interface with this board, all the IO pins of the...

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