NFC

NFC tag success with TecTiles

After first failed NFC experiment I started to look for some more compatible NFC tags. After some quick search on shops (I wanted to get tags quickly and not wait for long time to receive them), I found Samsung TecTiles EAD-X11SWE as the most suitable choice. They are white 25mm x 25mm NFC Tag Stickers

NFC reader success: HSL matkakortti

Public transportation in Helsinki and cities near it (Espoo, Vantaa etc..) use a card for payments. This card is called HSL matkakortti and it is based on RFID technology. I heard that it would be possible to read those cards with NFC enabled Android phone. I was recommended to try the following useful applications: Matkakortinluku

Experimenting with NFC tag

My new smart phone has NFC capabilities so there is time to try them. What is NFC and how do I program NFC tags? Wikipedia defines NFC: Near field communication (NFC) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them