MIFARE Ultralight EV1


MIFARE Ultralight EV1 is the next generation of paper ticketing smart card IC for limited-use applications that offers solution developers and operators the maximum flexibility for their ticketing schemes and additional security options. Enabling easy integration in existing infrastructures is guaranteed by compatibility with MIFARE based systems. The integrated originality checker is an effective cloning protection that helps to prevent counterfeit of tickets.



  • Manufacturer programmed 7-byte UID for each device
  • 32-bit user definable One-Time Programmable (OTP) area
  • 3 independent 24-bit one-way counters
  • Field programmable read-only locking function per page (per 2 pages for the extended memory section)
  • ECC-based originality signature
  • 32-bit password protection to prevent unintended memory operations

Key features

  • Fully ISO / IEC 14443 A 1-3 compliant
  • Backwards compatible to MIFARE Ultralight
  • 106 kbit/s communication speed
  • Anti-collision support
  • Fast read command
  • 384 and 1024 Bits user memory product variants
  • OTP, Lock Bits, configurable counters
  • Three independent 24-bit one-way counters
  • Protected data access through 32-bit password
  • Preparation for Virtual Card functionality
  • Unique 7 bytes serial number
  • Number of single write operations: 10,000

Key applications

  • Limited-use tickets in public transport
  • Event ticketing (stadiums, exhibitions, leisure parks, etc.)
  • Loyalty