NFC Standards

NFC is comprised of a set of standards defining the working interaction of the technology from the physical layer through the communication, data formatting and application layers. These standards ensure that tags, devices and applications from different manufacturers and vendors can work interoperably. Most standards are governed by the ISO or NFC Forum.

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ISO/IEC Standards

ISO defines several standards that apply to NFC chips and devices:

NFC Forum

The NFC forum defines various important standards related to NFC tags, devices and software: