NFC Applications

NFC opens up a whole new world of possibilities

NFC Applications

When enhancing physical products with digital NFC and IoT capabilities, the products become smarter, more interactive, and more traceable, and can drive more value for consumers and businesses.
NFC applications are multi-faceted and range from direct consumer engagement, secure product protection, seamless product traceability, ambient condition sensing, device-to-device interaction, and much more. In this way, NFC offers consumers new real-time services and experiences, while product manufacturers benefit from incremental sales and enhanced brand loyalty.
As the Identification industry’s number-on supplier of semiconductor technology, NXP has assembled a best-in-class portfolio of NFC solutions. Our tag ICs support any type of consumer product — consumable, luxury, or durable – and ensure maximum interoperability with our NFC readers, with standout performance at every level of security.

Mobile Phone Interaction

A quick tap of an NFC smartphone starts a dialog with an NFC tagged product. Each dialog is an opportunity to enhance and better protect your product-consumer experience.

Consumer Engagement

Consumer Engagement

NFC gives products a voice, so brands can connect and communicate with their consumers directly at any time. Explore our NFC solutions to start a deeper, more personal relationship with buyers and users.

Brand Protection

Brand Protection

NFC offers a strong, multi-pronged defense against counterfeits, tampering and other fraudulent attacks. Find out about our secure NFC authentication solutions.

Device Interaction

NFC makes the interaction between smart phones and devices easy, even when the device is unpowered. If your devices use accessories and consumables, NFC adds security and flexibility, whilst enhancing experiences.

Authentication and Configuration

Authentication and Configuration

A simple tap with an NFC device enables convenient identification and secure authentication of accessories and consumables to ensure that genuine parts are being used.

Parameterization and Diagnosis

Parameterization and Diagnosis

Easy read and write of data with an NFC smartphone, without external power and in sealed environments, is enabling the usage of NFC in switches, relays, timers, sensors and thermostats.

Pairing and Commissioning

Pairing and Commissioning

NFC is the most simple and reliable solution to pair smartphones and wireless audio speaker or headphones. Just tap your phone to a bluetooth speaker or headphone, and the two are securely paired automatically, without searching for a connection or typing a code.