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Devkit makes it easy to add NFC to MCU systems

Devkit makes it easy to add NFC to MCU systems
Providing a blueprint for an NFC implementation in any MCU-based system, ams has introduced the AS3911 NFC development kit and interface software stack. Using the kit, OEM designers do not need to implement a complete, proprietary software interface between a host MCU, its operating system and the NFC reader IC.
22nd September 2014

Getting smart about sensing

When coupled with native support for NFC in smartphones and tablets, NFC-enabled implantable sensors could lead to a revolution in diabetes testing and much more. Oluf Alminde, Senior Marketing Manager (Power & Wireless) with ams AG, explore more in this article from ES Design magazine.
21st October 2013

ams Enables Quick And Easy NFC Implementation

ams Enables Quick And Easy NFC Implementation
ams has made implementing instant, high-speed near field communication to a mobile phone or a HF reader easier with the announcement of the AS3953 Near Field interface Chip. The AS3953 NFiC can be used as an NFC Forum-compatible interface tag, establishing instant communication with any NFC-enabled phone in close proximity.
10th May 2013


Contactless Payment Terminals Using The ams AS3911 Reader Chip Gain EMV Certification

Contactless Payment Terminals Using The ams AS3911 Reader Chip Gain EMV Certification
ams announced at CARTES America that a new range of payment terminals from NBS Payment Solutions containing its AS3911 reader IC have gained EMV certification. The 510 and 710 series of NOIRE terminals from NBSPS are now approved for the receipt of payments from contactless cards bearing the MasterCard PayPass or Visa payWave symbols.
30th April 2013

New boosted NFC tag front end from ams enables secure payment transactions on µSD and µSIM cards

ams AG today announces the release of the AS3922, a tag analog front end (AFE) which enables the operation of NFC on µSD, µSIM, SIM and other space-constrained carrier devices. Featuring Active Boost technology from ams, the AS3922 emulates an ISO14443A/B tag through active transmission of the tag’s response in synch with the reader’s carrier field.
6th March 2013

Intermec Handheld Computers Use ams' Low-Power AS3993 UHF Reader

Intermec Handheld Computers Use ams' Low-Power AS3993 UHF Reader
ams have revealed that Intermec has embedded the AS3993 UHF reader in its 70 Series of rugged, handheld computers. The 70 Series, which includes the CN70 RFID, CN70e RFID and CK70 RFID, is a family of ultra-rugged handheld computers designed for use by couriers, shopworkers and inventory handlers. The benefits of the products include excellent data-capture capabilities and long battery life.
20th February 2013

ams Interface Chip offers bi-directional NFC, while harvesting RF emissions energy

ams Interface Chip offers bi-directional NFC, while harvesting RF emissions energy
Implementing instant, high-speed Near Field Communication between two independent devices has been made easier and cheaper with the introduction of the AS3953 interface chip from ams. The AS3953 offers a high data-rate interface between a NFC device such as a smartphone and any host microcontroller with a standard Serial Peripheral Interface.
5th November 2012

New noise-cancelling IC from ams helps OEMs deliver better audio quality in wireless headsets

ams introduced today the AS3421 and AS3422, single chip ANC solutions with integrated speaker driver ICs, which make it easier for manufacturers of Bluetooth headsets, headphones and earpieces to implement Active Noise Cancellation.
20th June 2012

austriamicrosystems’ new RFID reader ICs fit power, size and cost constraints of embedded and consumer applications

austriamicrosystems’ new RFID reader ICs fit power, size and cost constraints of embedded and consumer applications
Two new RFID reader chips from austriamicrosystems combine low-power operation, small size and low cost to offer an attractive route to RFID implementation in embedded, portable and consumer devices. The AS3993 is an EPC Class 1 Gen 2 RFID reader IC which implements all the relevant protocols, including ISO 18000-6C, the ISO 29143 air-interface protocol for mobile RFID interrogators, and ISO 18000-6A/B (for operation in direct mode).
3rd April 2012

austriamicrosystems announces new Active Noise Cancelling ICs for improved hearing in both Bluetooth and wired mono headsets

austriamicrosystems announces new Active Noise Cancelling ICs for improved hearing in both Bluetooth and wired mono headsets
austriamicrosystems has announced two new additions to its Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) IC family for improved hearing in noisy environments. Both the AS3400 and AS3420 feature the lowest power available, resulting in at least 20% longer battery life than other ANC solutions. They also improve audio performance over competing solutions with a 10 dB positive SNR -- no matter the environment -- improving intelligibility in wired or wireless mono communication headsets.
28th October 2011

austriamicrosystems’ AS3991 UHF RFID reader IC featured in Nordic ID’s new Morphic handheld computer

austriamicrosystems’ AS3991 UHF RFID reader IC featured in Nordic ID’s new Morphic handheld computer
austriamicrosystems has announced that Nordic ID’s new multifunctional handheld computer -- called the Nordic ID Morphic -- utilizes austriamicrosystems’ AS3991 UHF RFID chip. The Nordic ID Morphic is a uniquely small sized and multifunctional handheld mobile computer with UHF RFID reading capability, something completely new for the RFID market. The Nordic ID Morphic also features WLAN, GPRS, Bluetooth communications, telephone functionality, and barcode or 2D readers.
3rd November 2010

austriamicrosystems introduces the AS3992 Simply Gen 2 UHF RFID reader with programmable dense reader mode

austriamicrosystems introduces the AS3992 Simply Gen 2 UHF RFID reader with programmable dense reader mode
austriamicrosystems today compliments its existing range of market leading UHF RFID Reader ICs for Gen 2 applications with the AS3992.
15th December 2009

austriamicrosystems new funlight LED Driver adds fun and functionality to portable applications

austriamicrosystems new funlight LED Driver adds fun and functionality to portable applications
austriamicrosystems introduces the AS3665 enabling astounding lighting effects in mobile phones and a variety of other consumer applications. The AS3665 delivers sharper color, smoother color effects and superior brightness with a minimum amount of design effort. This new funlight LED driver turns any application such as mobile phones, MP3 players, mobile computers, portable game stations, speaker boxes, toys and any audio equipment into a true eyecatcher.
26th November 2009

austriamicrosystems strengthens line of RFID reader products

austriamicrosystems strengthens line of RFID reader products
austriamicrosystems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs for communications, industrial, medical and automotive applications today launched the AS3910 HF RFID Reader IC. Best in class power efficiency and antenna auto-tuning means the AS3910 is perfectly positioned for portable applications and products using PCB antennas.
16th September 2009


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