USA - NXP Semiconductors(www.nxp.com) announced that the newly launched Nexus 7 will feature its PN65 NFC solution to provide an amazing mobile user experience. Featuring an NFC radio controller and an embedded Secure Element, the PN65 is validated and integrated on the latest release of Android™ 4.1, Jelly Bean. The tablet builds on the successful introduction of NFC features in Nexus-branded smartphones and innovations like Google Wallet enabled by NXP technology. Jelly Bean includes NXP’s NFC open source software stack, making it easier for OEMs and application developers to bring NFC devices and services to market.
Nexus 7 features full NFC potential based on a mature and proven software stack. This software has already been deployed on many devices including two NFC-enabled Google Nexus smartphones.
NXP’s best-in-class PN65 supports full NFC functionality enabling use cases and applications such as Android Beam and Bluetooth pairing. Mobile users can share contact information, web pages, videos, and directions just by tapping two NFC-enabled devices together.
With the tablet, Google continues to extend its market leadership by opening NFC to developers to create innovative applications for tablets.
The PN65 features an embedded Secure Element for mobile transactions such as payments, transportation and ticketing, physical access and other contactless applications. The same underlying security technology is used for bank cards and electronic passports around the world.
NXP’s Secure Element has been successfully field proven and deployed in numerous commercial installations, further underscoring the company’s leadership in Identification, including contactless and secure applications such as payments, eGovernment, transportation, access, anti-counterfeit, cyber-security and readers.