Using Your NFC Tag Starter Kit

Thank you for your order! Discover the endless possibilities of NFC. This model includes includes 25 near field communication (NFC) tags with NXP Semiconductor’s NFC Forum Type 2/4/5 of their NTAG® and ICODE® tag IC platforms. Supporting a wide variety of features and security levels for different application requirements, all tags are equally compatible with Android and Apple iOS devices, including tablets and mobile phones.

How to Get Started

Apple iOS Checklist

  1. Install the latest iOS update to your Apple device (iOS 11 or higher is required to read NFC tags)
  2. All NFC tags are compatible with iOS 11 on iPhone® 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X models
  3. NFC tags in this kit are pre-programmed with a sample URL such as: http://www.nxp.com/NFC/app-dev-resource-hub or http://identiv.com/nfc-kit. Another URL may be programmed by default on your tags.
  4. Tags are configured to enable URL reprogramming, although this feature is not possible from an iPhone*
  5. In order to read a tag from your iPhone, an NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) message must be present on the tag, containing the default URL or any NFC Forum-approved message type, including smart poster, Short Service Message (SMS), business card, and others
  6. Download NFC TagInfo by NXP from the Apple App Store, a mobile app for iOS that scans tags, displays information, and can be set to complete an NFC-NDEF action automatically
  7. Open the app and start scanning any programmed NFC Forum tags

* If your kit includes an Identiv contactless reader with a USB port, connect it to your Mac and use the NXP TagXplorer to reprogram your tags.

Android Checklist

  1. Check the “Settings” on your NFC enabled Android and ensure you have NFC switched on
  2. If the NFC capability is disabled, activate it
  3. NFC tags in this kit are pre-programmed with a sample URL such as: http://www.nxp.com/NFC/app-dev-resource-hub or http://identiv.com/nfc-kit. Another URL may be programmed by default on your tags.
  4. Tags are configured to enable NDEF record reprogramming by a variety of applications, including NFC TagWriter by NXP from Google Play**
  5. No specific Android application is required to read tags containing an NDEF message, any NFC enabled Android phone can scan these tags
  6. To get more detailed information, like NXP chip models, versions, and other programmed information on the tags (including NDEF messages), download NFC TagInfo by NXP from Google Play

** If your kit includes an Identiv contactless reader with a USB port, you can also connect it to your PC and use the NXP TagXplorer to reprogram tags

Do you have a question about your tags or device compatibility, or do you need assistance installing the app on your Android® or Apple® iOS device?

Please contact Identiv at NFC@identiv.com.

 NXP NTAG 210uNFC NTAG 216NXP NTAG 213 TTNXP NTAG413 DNANXP ICODE SLIX2
 NXP NTAG 210uNFC NTAG 216NXP NTAG 213 TTNXP NTAG413 DNANXP ICODE SLIX2
Identiv Part NumberI00PADN39025TA1XADMR0760LA1XADNC9A25LA1PADND9025L29XADID0470
Tag Dimensions28 mm diameterID-1110 x 35 mm dia. w/ security cuts30 mm diameter50 x 50 mm
NFC Forum TagType 2Type 2Type 2Type 4Type 5
ISO/IEC StandardISO14443AISO14443AISO14443AISO14443AISO15693
Memory48 bytes888 bytes144 bytes160 bytes316 bytes
Communication Speed106 Kbit/s106 Kbit/s106 Kbit/sUp to 424 Kbit/sUp to 90 tags/s
Security Features
Cryptography AES128Tag/mutual
Originality Signature
(Size)
NXP or programmable
(32 bytes)
NXP
(32 bytes)
NXP or programmable
(32 bytes)
NXP
(56 bytes)
NXP
(32 bytes)
Memory Access32-bit password32-bit password32-bit password3 x 128-bit AES keys32-bit password
CommunicationPlainPlainPlainPlain/CMAC encryptedPlain
Special Features
ASCII Mirror OptionsUID and NFC counterUID and NFC counterUID and NFC counter
Device DedicatedCustomizable originality signatureFast read and NFC counterCustomizable originality signature, NFC counter, fast read, external tamper loop connection for once opened detection, and current loop status commandSecure unique NDEF (SUN) message, NFC tap counter, flexible mirroring offset for UID, NFC counter, CMAC, and flexible CMAC inputFast inventory read, command-based counter, privacy and destroy feature, and extended operating range
Typical ApplicationsBar code replacement and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)Consumer interactionProduct integrity and authenticity, and status aware user interactionAdvanced anti-counterfeiting, exclusive, tap-unique user experiences, document authentication, and verified physical presenceDevice Identification, and supply chain management

Identiv NFC Solutions

Connectivity in the IoT

Identiv is a leading supplier of NFC solutions and has delivered over 700 million tags to date. Available in different form factors, including labels (printed or not), dry inlays, wet inlays (with backing adhesive), and paper tickets, Identiv’s tags are uniquely positioned to deliver radio frequency identification (RFID) connectivity to any object in the Internet of Things (IoT) market.

Now Supported by iOS

Limited by Your Imagination

With NFC technology now also supported by the latest generation of Apple iOS 11-enabled devices, Identiv can deliver high-performance NFC inlays and tags for a vast variety of NFC applications, encompassing consumer electronics, smart home, food and beverage supply chain management, fashion, retail, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, gaming, and toy industry use cases.

Contact

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P: +1 888-809-8880
E: sales@identiv.com

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