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an iphone scanning and nfc tag
Unlike Android phones, which have been able to read NFC tags 'out of the box' without any additional Apps for many years, Apple's iPhone has had a slower start. How much.. read more..
15 September 2020   |   Using NFC
close-up detailed image of 29mm nfc inlay
NFC (near field communication) is a wireless technology which allows for the transfer of data such as text or numbers between two NFC enabled devices. NFC tags, for example stickers,.. read more..
22 April 2020   |   Using NFC
digital padlock indicating security
NFC tags have a wide and growing number of uses. However, to an extent, NFC has always been a 'optional' technology rather than an 'essential' technology. For example, if you.. read more..
03 January 2020   |   Using NFC
hand drawing of the nfc logo
There's always been a bit of confusion about choosing which NFC logo or NFC icon. So let's help clear things up. The 'old' official NFC logo Well, technically, there isn't one. Unlike.. read more..
24 April 2020   |   Using NFC
Within each NFC tag there's an NFC chip which holds your data and manages the communication with the NFC reader. Your data is stored in a small amount of non-volatile memory within.. read more..
25 July 2019   |   Using NFC
Size options NFC tags (stickers and inlays) are available in a wide variety of sizes. The smallest stickers can be just 5-6mm square. The largest is typically about the size of.. read more..
23 April 2020   |   Using NFC
tape measure lying unwound on table
It's a typical problem. An NFC tag is integrated into a product or behind a piece of advertising material and now the tag can't be scanned. The reason is simple... read more..
12 June 2019   |   Using NFC
Why are on-metal NFC tags different ? Because NFC Tags work by electromagnetic induction, metal can easily interfere with their operation. NFC Tags can never work behind metal and if placed directly onto.. read more..
23 January 2020   |   Using NFC
graphical image of a microchip in a circuit
The NFC chip At the heart of every NFC tag, sticker or product is an NFC 'chip' or 'IC' (integrated circuit). These tiny electronic devices store your information and control how.. read more..
11 March 2020   |   Using NFC
hand selecting an object from a line
If you aren't a techie, then the idea of buying some NFC tags might seem a little daunting. There's a large variety of tags, shapes and chips. Seritag have put.. read more..
06 December 2019   |   Using NFC
Using NFC garment tags in clothing
Help and advice for integrating garment NFC tags into clothing, wearables, accessories and shoes read more..
14 March 2022   |   Using NFC
mobile phone scanning an nfc enabled guitar pick
A short video on how to encode an NFC tag to share a Spotify playlist read more..
05 November 2020   |   Using NFC
handbag on the arm of a woman
The trade in counterfeit goods is substantial by any measure and it's growing: Estimated to reach 1.2 Trillion USD in 2018*. It affects almost every product sector including luxury goods,.. read more..
23 August 2019   |   Using NFC
Using NFC tags with NFTs
A user guide on a how NFC tags can work with NFTs and the metaverse. read more..
31 March 2022   |   Using NFC
a smart poster advertising free beer
What is a smart poster ? A smart poster is a poster which has built in technology allowing a reader to interact with it using a smart phone. In general terms,.. read more..
14 December 2018   |   Using NFC
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