NXP debuts device to accelerate NFC adoption in IoT


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NXP_IoTNXP Semiconductors N.V. have introduced the PN7120 to accelerate NFC adoption in the Internet-of-Things (IoT). The highly integrated PN7120 helps create innovative NFC solutions and enables fast exploration of new applications and use cases for IoT and the Smart Home including a variety of appliances and consumer electronics such as home network gateways and routers, Set-Top-Boxes (STBs), audio devices, printers, gaming consoles and more.

Today, many Smart Home devices are based on Linux or Android. The integrated solution includes all RF communication protocols for NFC, NFC controller interface (NCI) and Linux and Android drivers to ease development. For example, integrating the PN7120 into a TV can enable convenient pairing to a router and introduce new use cases beyond traditional TV consumption such as personalized access, video on demand payment, maintenance and commissioning.

The PN7120 features an NFC contactless reader IC and embedded firmware with integrated communication protocols relevant for NFC…

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