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FeliCa

Common FeliCa General information
FeliCa Standard
FeliCa Lite
FeliCa Link
NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug)
Near Field Communication(NFC)

Common FeliCa General information

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FeliCa Technology Code Descriptions (73KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.2

This document describes the code types used in FeliCa technology, namely: Manufacture ID (IDm), Manufacture Parameter (PMm), System Code, and Data Format Code.

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Format Distinction Sequence Design Guidelines (112KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.1

This document describes how to create and correctly apply an application that can identify and distinguish between different formats on a card when the card is presented to a Reader/Writer.

FeliCa Standard

FeliCa Standard is used throughout contactless smartcard and mobile FeliCa products that can support various types of applications, such as transportation, e-money, and employee IDs.
Newly added to our product lineup is a chip that is equipped with AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), a new-generation standard of encryption algorithm, in addition to the conventional DES (Data Encryption Standard) encryption algorithm.

* See the list of products to which the following documents apply:

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FeliCa Card User's Manual Excerpted Edition (831KB)

Oct. 25, 2012 Version 2.0

This document describes general information about FeliCa cards, such as protocol and command specifications, excluding the security functions.

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FeliCa Card Technical Note for Software Development (310KB)

Oct. 25, 2012 Version 2.0

This document provides a reference guideline for the development of application software and Reader/Writer software (firmware) using standard FeliCa cards.

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FeliCa Card Command Sequence Design Guidelines (197KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.0

This document describes the typical command sequence of applications, such as e-money and authentication services, using FeliCa cards.

FeliCa Lite

FeliCa Lite is a minimized contactless smartcard product with an optimized file system and streamlined security functions, It can be used for cards and various other form factors, such as stickers.

* See the list of products to which the following documents apply:

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FeliCa Lite-S Starter's Manual (1156KB)

Sep. 18, 2012 Version 1.1

This document introduces FeliCa Lite-S products to first-time users.

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FeliCa Lite-S User's Manual (885KB)

Sep. 18, 2012 Version 1.2

This document describes the protocol specifications, commands, blocks, inspection, and issuance of FeliCa Lite-S.

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FeliCa Lite-S Technical Note for Software Development (142KB)

Apr. 02, 2012 Version 1.0

This document provides a reference guideline for the development of application software and Reader/Writer software (firmware) using FeliCa Lite-S.

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FeliCa Lite-S Security Application Note (213KB)

Sep. 10, 2012 Version 1.1

This document describes the security of FeliCa Lite-S.

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FeliCa Lite-S Diversified Card Key Standard Generation Algorithm (70KB)

Apr. 02, 2012 Version 1.0

This document describes the standard algorithm to generate unique card keys (Diversified Card Keys) for FeliCa Lite-S.

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Differences Between FeliCa Lite Documents and FeliCa Lite-S Documents (40KB)

Jul. 13, 2012 Version 1.1

This document describes the differences between FeliCa Lite documents and FeliCa Lite-S documents

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FeliCa Lite Starter Manual (370KB)

Oct. 14, 2011 Version 1.0

This document introduces FeliCa Lite products to first-time users.

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FeliCa Lite User's Manual (784KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.2

This document describes the protocol specifications, commands, blocks, inspection, and issuance of FeliCa Lite.

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FeliCa Lite Technical Note for Software Development (186KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.01

This document provides a reference guideline for the development of application software and Reader/Writer software (firmware) using FeliCa Lite.

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FeliCa Lite Security Application Note (114KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.2

This document describes the security of FeliCa Lite.

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FeliCa Lite Diversified Card Key Standard Generation Algorithm (70KB)

Nov. 15, 2010 Version 1.1

This document describes the standard algorithm to generate unique card keys (Diversified Card Keys) for FeliCa Lite.

FeliCa Link refers to the series of products with both wireless and wired interfaces that combine the functions of FeliCa Lite-S and FeliCa Plug. FeliCa Link also contains products that support the Reader/Writer function.

* See the list of products to which the following documents apply:

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FeliCa Link User's Manual (1588KB) NEW

Apr. 1, 2014 Version 1.0

This document describes the specifications of FeliCa Link, namely: Protcol specifications, Command specifications, and Interface specifications.

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FeliCa Link Starter's Manual (502KB) NEW

Apr. 1, 2014 Version 1.0

This document describes the introductory information of FeliCa Link products for the first time users.

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FeliCa Link Security Application Note (207KB) NEW

Apr. 1, 2014 Version 1.0

This document describes security of FeliCa Link.

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RC-S730 Product Specification (304KB) NEW

Apr. 1, 2014 Version 1.0

This document describes the fundamental performances and the fetures of FeliCa Link RC-S730.

NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug)

NFC Dynamic Tag is a wireless-interface product, which can be embedded into electronic devices, enabling the device to communicate with any NFC reader/writer or with any NFC smartphone.

* See the list of products to which the following documents apply:

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NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug) User's Manual (586KB)

Jul. 13, 2012 Version 1.11

This document describes the specifications of NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug), namely: protocol specifications, command specifications, and interface specifications.

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RC-S801 Product Specification (255KB)

May. 28, 2012 Version 1.03

This document describes the fundamental performance and features of NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug) RC-S801.

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RC-S802 Product Specification (255KB)

May. 28, 2012 Version 1.03

This document describes the fundamental performance and features of NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug) RC-S802.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

The following document describes the recommended best practices for the implementation of NFC-F technology. NFC-F technology is specified openly in the NFC Forum specifications, ISO/IEC 18092, and JIS X 6319-4.
You can find the NFC Forum specifications at http://nfc-forum.org/our-work/specifications-and-application-documents/

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Best Practices White Paper - NFC-F Device Detection (150KB)UPDATE

Feb. 01, 2013 Version 1.01

This document provides a guideline for the command sequence that should be used by a device in poll mode to discover and classify communication partners using NFC-F technology.



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