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NFC vs. QR Codes: Everything You Need to Know

NFC vs. QR Codes: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on Jun 29, 2022

QR codes QR codes, or Quick Response Codes, have been around since 1994, but were not widely used until around 2010 - 2011 when smartphones with cameras were increasing in availability and popular
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What is Passive RFID?

What is Passive RFID?

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on May 13, 2022

Passive RFID is a term used to describe RFID tags that do not have a battery or other internal power source. Instead of a battery, Passive RFID tags rely on the energy received from the RFID r
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NFC RFID Product Authentication Applications

NFC RFID Product Authentication Applications

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on Dec 23, 2020

Healthcare Industry With one of the largest global pandemics in history still ongoing, it is critical now more than ever for every individual to take safety precautions - especially healthcare wor
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29 NFC Q&As

29 NFC Q&As

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on Jan 07, 2020

Introduction NFC, or Near-Field Communication, is a form of close proximity communication that uses RF energy to send and receive information. It is a form of RFID in the High Frequency (HF) range
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NFC for iOS 11

NFC for iOS 11

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on Sep 18, 2017

Introduction Available on the iPhone since the iPhone 7, NFC capabilities are now being unlocked for iPhone users with the iOS 11 update. With Apple’s new framework, Core NFC, users will now be
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How to Write an NFC Tag

How to Write an NFC Tag

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on Jul 12, 2017

For the purpose of this article, we will be using the NXP TagWriter App available on the Google Play App Store. Introduction NXP TagWriter is a general NFC reader/writer application t
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Low Frequency RFID and Animal Identification

Low Frequency RFID and Animal Identification

Posted by Suzanne Smiley on Dec 15, 2015

Introduction Whether you're looking to track countless livestock or keep tabs on a pet, RFID can help you to accomplish your animal identification goals. By tagging animals and using Low Frequ
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