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Thursday, 24. March 2011

Ever wanted to know what is stored on your NFC tags?

The NFC Research Lab Hagenberg has released its first app to Android Market. Ever wanted to know what is stored on your NFC tags? Here is the answer: NFC TagInfo, an app for the Nexus S and future NFC-enabled Android devices that reads detailed information from NFC tags and contactless smartcards.

The NFC TagInfo application reads meta information and data from contactless transponders. It is an ideal tool for anyone who is curious about the information stored on their NFC transponders. The tool is a must-have for NFC application developers on the Android platform. NFC TagInfo demonstrates the tag-reading capabilities of the Android API. Developers may use this tool to inspect and verify the information on their NFC tags.

    Main features:
    • Read & visualize basic meta information
    • Read & visualize NDEF data
    • Read & visualize data (in hexadecimal, ASCII and UTF-8 text encoding)
    • Read & visualize access conditions
    Supported NDEF records:
    • Text Record (full support)
    • URI Record (full support)
    • Smartposter Record (basic support)
    • other records (basic support)
    Supported tags for reading raw data and access conditions:
    • NFC Forum Type 1
    • MIFARE Ultralight / NFC Forum Type 2
    • MIFARE Classic
    • ISO/IEC 15693 (only limited support)
    Additional MIFARE Classic support:
    • View MIFARE application directory
    • View value blocks
    • Try authentication with typical authentication keys
    • You can even setup your own authentication keys

    Links: NFC TagInfo on Android Market


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