MIFARE - The Brand of Contactless IC Products

MIFARE® is NXP’s well-known brand for a wide range of contactless IC products with a typical read/write distance of 10 cm (4 inches) used in more than 40 different applications worldwide. With more than 12 billion contactless and dual interface IC’s sold, MIFARE products are proven and reliable. This huge installed base of MIFARE products enables service providers to expand their offer while reducing the total costs and increasing users’ convenience.

MIFARE products comply with the international standard ISO/IEC 14443, which is used in more than 80% of all contactless smart cards today. Within the MIFARE product families, backward compatibility ensures that the existing infrastructure can be smoothly upgraded to high security and feature levels. To further extend the reach of MIFARE products, the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group brings applications onto NFC enabled mobile devices. Our latest cloud service solution, the MIFARE 2GO, manages digitized MIFARE product-based credentials which help service providers to issue their services instantly on mobiles and wearables.

In its successful history, MIFARE products have established a reputation and footprint as the contactless solution that delivers convenience, flexibility, and scalability for application developers. Over 1,000 business partners are part of the open MIFARE community and ecosystem.

Our products are MIFARE 2GOMIFARE DESFire, MIFARE UltralightMIFARE PlusMIFARE Classic, and SmartMX.




MIFARE - at a glance

  • Compatibility with current and future product families (proven by an independent Certification Institute)
  • Established and running infrastructure in over 750 cities around the world
  • High security via contactless interface (certified by Common Criteria)
  • Broad product portfolio covering reader components as well as contactless and dual interface smart card ICs and cloud solutions
  • Multi-application memory to store several services on the same IC
  • Fast transaction speed (typical transaction in less than 100ms)
  • High reliability - no moving parts, no battery

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