With the ST25 product family, ST offers a complete portfolio of NFC and RFID tag and reader ICs for a wide variety of NFC-enabled solutions.
Currently found in contactless payment, access control and public transport ticketing systems, NFC technology is a convenient, always-on low power short-range wireless link that is driving the growth for convenient pairing, diagnostic readout, data tracking, and parameter setting use cases in Consumer, Industrial, Automotive and Medical applications.
The benefit of our 10 years longevity program is available for Industrial-grade and Medical NFC / RFID applications.
Discover our NFC / RFID Product Portfolio
Give your products a new edge with an integrated NFC solution!
Improve user engagement, enhance product features, and gain valuable insights into user behavior with ST25 NFC readers and tags combined in a Reader+Tag solution. This solution allows you to easily add NFC connectivity to your existing products, thereby ensuring you can design new upgraded versions while keeping costs down.
NFC / RFID tags: ISO 14443 (A/B), ISO 15693, NFC Forum compliant
Operating in the 13.56 MHz RFID HF band, ST25 NFC tags and dynamic tags comply with ISO 14443 type A and B, ISO 15693 and NFC Forum standards and offer a range of EEPROM memory sizes from 512-bit to 64-Kbit.
NFC Forum certified tags and dynamic tags
The certification provides consistency of behavior across NFC implementations and sets the foundation for interoperability.
About ST's NFC / RFID readers
ST25R HF readers are compliant with ISO 14443 type A and B, ISO 15693, ISO 18092, FeliCa and NFC Forum standards. They are supporting very high bit rate (VHBR) technology and up to 1.6 W output power.
UHF RAIN RFID readers
The ST25RU UHF Rain RFID readers provide multiprotocol support for the 840-960 MHz UHF band compatible with ISO 18000-62/63, ISO 29143 and to GS1's EPC UHF Gen2 Air Interface Protocol.
Learn more about our latest RAIN RFID Reader IC (ST25RU3993) for UHF with EPC Gen2 support.
ST25 Ecosystem: NFC / RFID development & evaluation tools
NFC/RFID Calculators to support your design
Our NFC / RFID set of calculators can help you with your ST25 NFC (13.56MHz) or RFID (UHF) designs:
- NFC Inductance Calculator provides the inductance value of a 13.56MHz rectangular antenna based on your footprint requirements and it applies to all ST25 Tag and Reader products
- NFC Tuning Circuit Calculator provides the component values of the matching network for a given NFC antenna and it applies to ST25R Readers
- Link Budget calculator helps you assess whether a UHF RFID Reader can establish an RF link suitable for a reliable Reader /Tag communication and it applies to the ST25RU3993 Reader