MediaTek licences MIFARE® from NXP 23. November 2015

NXP Semiconductors has announced a licensing agreement with MediaTek – a global leader in cutting-edge Systems on Chip for wireless communications and connectivity – that enables MediaTek to incorporate NXP´s MIFARE® product technology into mobile Near Field Communications (NFC) solutions.

MIFARE is NXP´s well-known brand for a wide range of contactless IC products used in more than 40 different applications worldwide. With more than 150 million reader core components and 10 billion contactless and dual interface ICs sold, MIFARE products are proven and reliable interface technologies in the market. MIFARE products comply with the international standard ISO/IEC 14443 and are backward-compatible within the product families. This ensures that the existing infrastructure can be smoothly upgraded to high security and feature levels, such as payment systems, ticketing solutions, loyalty programs, access management, and parking. To further extend the reach of MIFARE products, the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group brings MIFARE applications into NFC-enabled mobile devices.