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NXP and IDentive Make IoT Applications More Accessible with Ultra-Low-Cost NFC Inlay

February 28, 2019 at 12:02 PM EST

New Cost-Effective, High-Performance Inlay Designed for  Customer Engagement NFC Applications

Austin,  Texas – February 28, 2019 –  Today, NXP has announced an ultra-low-cost  radio frequency identification (RFID) inlay in collaboration with Identive.  Using NXP’s near field communication (NFC) IC NTAG® 210µ, Identiv’s Dry Inlay  (25 mm diameter) has launched at a price of $0.05 a tag for a minimum order of  20Ku. Compatible with any Android or Apple iOS 11 and up NFC-enabled device,  the inlay is ideal for enabling NFC use cases including Internet of Things  (IoT) and customer engagement applications.
  The Identiv Dry Inlay design (chip + antenna + epoxy glue  + [PET] film) or wet (adhesive backing) inlays can be directly embedded in or  converted into finished products. Ideal applications for the new inlay include  the Internet of Things (IoT), NFC smart posters and billboards, libraries,  event and transportation ticketing, automotive and chemical industries,  logistics and supply chain, asset management, pharmaceuticals and healthcare,  fast-moving consumer goods, beauty care, spirits, device authentication and  counterfeit protection, electronic games, event management, wearable  technology, and customer loyalty programs.
  Quality, off-the-shelf connectivity at  ultra-low costs
  With over two  billion NFC reader-enabled devices deployed globally, NXP’s NFC Forum compliant NTAG®  210µ is  designed to facilitate the adoption of NFC technology across markets in which  contactless technology has typically been cost-prohibitive.
  Availability and pricing
  Identiv’s NFC tags are available for purchase  now in the Identiv  webshop. Identiv’s full RFID, NFC, and inlay portfolio can be viewed here and questions can be directed to
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