Document list



This page lists all the documents included in the different archives of the Open NFC software package. It must be the primary source of information for the user of the stack. We put a lot of efforts in improving the quality of this documentation; please let us know your feedback if you have comments. The documents in bold are the “must read” for any user of Open NFC.

Reference Title Edition(s) Contents
ANO_NFC_1011-231
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Open NFC - Usage of the SE API with SecuRead 1.0 NFC HAL for MicroRead This document describes the usage of Open NFC™ API on top of a SecuRead™ 1.0 chip and specifically the Secure Element.
FRS_NFC_0910-129
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Generator Tool for Microread Configuration File NFC HAL for MicroRead The Generator Tool for Microread Configuration File converts XML configuration files into binary configuration file, or to C header file. This document includes: the specification of the tool, the specification of the configuration loader on the device, the specification of the XML configuration file, and the specification of the binary configuration file.
FRS_NFC_1104-241
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Open NFC - Security Stack Core, SDK, Linux, Android, Android Add-on This document describes the Security Stack features and architecture in detail.
FRS_NFC_1104-244
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Open NFC - Security Stack - AC File Generator Tool Core, SDK, Linux This document describes the “ACL Generator Tool”, a PC tool designed to generate the ACL binary stream to be written into the Elementary File of “PKCS#15 Application”, that contains the Access Control List of the Secure Element.
FRS_NFC_1201-309
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Open NFC - Application Signature Tool Core, SDK, Linux This document describes the “Application Signature Tool”, a Java tool designed to generate the security token associated with an Open NFC client application, for use with certain Security HAL scheme.
MAN_NFC_0711-028
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Open NFC Linux Edition - Porting Guide Linux This document describes the implementation of the Open NFC Linux Edition.
MAN_NFC_0901-099
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Open NFC - PC Edition - Examples - User's Manual Core, SDK, Linux This is the documentation related to the Win32 example applications delivered with Open NFC.
MAN_NFC_0904-106
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Open NFC - Connection Center - User's Manual Core, SDK, Linux The connection center is a tool simplifying the connection of the numerous services in the Open NFC tool kit. This document describes its functionalities and usage.
MAN_NFC_0905-114
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Open NFC - NFC Controller Simulator - User's Manual Core, SDK, Linux The NFC Controller Simulator is a Windows application included in the Open NFC toolkit. It enables to run and debug NFC applications without any hardware NFC controller. This document describes its functionalities and usage.
PRE_NFC_0804-250
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NFC Standards Core, SDK, Linux, Android, Android Add-on This document shows the hierarchy of the different NFC protocols.
REN_NFC_1202-303
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Open NFC - Core Edition - Release Notes Core These are the release notes of the Core Edition. This document describes the contents of the release and the changes since former revision.
REN_NFC_1202-304
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Open NFC for Android v4.4 - Release Notes Android, Android Add-on These are the release notes of the Android Edition. This document describes the contents of the release and the changes since former revision.
REN_NFC_1202-305
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Open NFC SDK - Release Notes SDK These are the release notes of the SDK Edition. This document describes the contents of the release and the changes since former revision.
REN_NFC_1202-306
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Open NFC - Linux Edition - Release Notes Linux These are the release notes of the Linux Edition. This document describes the contents of the release and the changes since former revision.
REN_NFC_1202-307
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Open NFC - NFC HAL for Microread - Release Notes NFC HAL for MicroRead These are the release notes of the NFC HAL for MicroRead Edition. This document describes the contents of the release and the changes since former revision.
SIS_NFC_0707-003
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Open NFC - API Specification Core, SDK, Linux An application uses the Open NFC API to access the functionalities implemented by the Open NFC stack. This document describes the Open NFC API and is a developer guide to develop applications top of the API. The first part of the document gives general explanations on the API functionalities. The second part describes the details of each function.
SIS_NFC_0709-014
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Open NFC Core Edition - Porting Guide Core, SDK, Linux This document is the porting guide for the NFC Software "Open NFC" stack.
SIS_NFC_0806-058
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Open NFC - NFC HAL Protocol Specification Core, Linux, NFC HAL for MicroRead This document is the specification of the interface between the Open NFC software stack (hardware independent) and a NFC hardware-specific module called the NFC HAL module.
SIS_NFC_1003-188
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Open NFC - Java Developer's Manual Core, SDK, Linux, Android Add-on This is the Java API specification for Open NFC.
SIS_NFC_1005-194
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Open NFC - NFC HAL API Specification Core, Linux, NFC HAL for MicroRead This document describes the interface of the NFC Controller Hardware Abstraction Layer (NFC HAL) used by Open NFC stack. This interface has been defined to allow the Open NFC stack to be independent from a specific NFC controller.
SIS_NFC_1007-208
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Open NFC - NFC HAL for Microread - Porting Guide NFC HAL for MicroRead The NFC HAL for microread™ software stack provides an abstraction layer of the microread™ hardware component allowing using it with the Open NFC software stack. This document is the porting guide of the NFC HAL for microread™ software stack for a specific hardware / software platform.
STS_NFC_0707-001
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NFC Tag Type 5 Specification Core, SDK, Linux The Type 5 Tag is used to store NFC Forum NDEF messages in Picopass 2K/32K and Picotag 2K cards. This document specifies the detailed format used to recognize and to program Type 5 Tags.
STS_NFC_0707-002
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NFC Tag Type 6 Specification Core, SDK, Linux The Type 6 Tag is used to store NFC Forum NDEF messages in ISO 15693 cards. This document specifies the detailed format used to recognize and to program Type 6 Tags.
STS_NFC_1104-242
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Open NFC - Security Stack Specification Core, Linux, Android, Android Add-on This is the technical specification for the Security Stack feature.

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