• 18/03/2016

Learn about the typical NFC reader architecture and NFC antenna design considerations

An NFC reader is a powered device capable of generating an RF field and starting a communication with a smartcard, NFC tag, an NFC phone, or other NFC-enabled device.

The architecture of an NFC reader is pretty standard: it consists of an antenna, a matching circuit, the NFC IC, the host controller and, optionally, a contact reader and a SAM module.

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