Complete NFC solution for embedded applications hands-on workshop

Discover how simply you can extend and improve your application with NFC RF communication

Learn how NFC technology can improve the way objects can communicate with smartphones or other NFC devices to exchange data, connect to the internet or pair with other media in a simple and affordable way.

Who should attend this workshop?

Engineers looking to rapidly develop new ways for objects to communicate with each other and to gain some real experience with NFC solutions.

Benefits you will take away

  • Essentials of NFC and RFID technologies, standards, and regulations
  • Demonstration of use cases to identify the best NFC technology for your application
  • Technical overview of ST products within a complete NFC system
  • Hands-on exercises using key development ecosystem tools

The complete agenda and list of cities where the workshops will take place are given below.

There is no charge to participate in this event, but you must register through

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The seminar is based on ST25 Discovery kits and NFC tags. All attendees will receive a complimentary Discovery pack that they can take home: 

Items to be prepared before the workshop

The workshop includes several hands-on activities. Please make sure to meet the following prerequisites prior to the workshop:

Date and location

City Date Status
Munich  October 19, 2017  Closed
Milan October 26, 2017 Closed
Cambridge  November 16, 2017  Closed
Paris November 21, 2017 Closed
Stockholm (Kista)  December 13, 2017 Open



8:30-9:00 Registration and system check for pre-installed tools and board connection
9:00-10:00 Technical review of NFC basics and standards.
Overview of NFC applications, use cases, and ST product portfolio
10:00-12:00 Hands-on exercises:
  • Introduction to the ST25 development ecosystem
  • Unique features of ST25R readers with focus on ST25R3911B reader IC
    • Use of wake-up modes
    • Automatic antenna tuning
    • High-power mode
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-17:00 Hands-on exercises:
  • Using NFC tags and advantages of ST25D Dynamic tags
    • Using the sensitive field detect pin to improve user experience
    • Getting the most from Fast Transfer Mode (FTM)
  • ST25T RFID / NFC tags, focus on ST25TA
    • Managing the user-programmable CMOS output (Field detect, Write In Progress, RF busy, etc.)