Sony Reaches Agreement with Micropross to Develop First Commercial NFC-F Test Tools
Sony Corporation today announced that NFC-F* test tools will be available commercially as a part of Micropross range of NFC test solutions. As part of the agreement, Sony will provide the necessary support to Micropross for its development for NFC-F testing tool.
The test tools will include NFC-F / FeliCa test cases for CLF* and SE* vendors to verify NFC implementation and ensure global interoperability, conforming to standardized specifications such as ETSI, NFC Forum and GlobalPlatform. Handset vendors can also utilize these tools to verify NFC-F / FeliCa compatibility.
According to Micropross, tools for CLF vendors will be available in Q4 2014, and tools for SE vendors will be available early 2015.
Sony, as a founding member of NFC Forum, intends to continuously improve development environment for FeliCa / NFC to expand the growth of easy-to-use NFC mobile services across the global market.
Demos for NFC-F testing tool will be showcased at Micropross booth at the event “Cartes Secure Connexions 2014” that will be held in France, from 4th until 6th of November.
|*NFC-F:||A contactless communication standard defined by NFC Forum along with NFC-A and NFC-B.|
|FeliCa communication technology complies with NFC-F.|