Pairing and read/write to a NFC chip

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Pairing and read/write to a NFC chip

Post by quailcreek » Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:39 am

Hi,
I’m building an iOS app that will read from and write to NFC chips once scanned. I have the chip reader hardware but I don’t know the structure of reading and writing to the chip. My plan is to use mergBLM to pair the reader hardware to the app. I could use some help with that too. Maybe Monte could chime in on that part. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Pairing and read/wrtie to a NFC chip

Post by jacque » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:35 pm

NFC only works on Android, Apple does not allow it for anything except its own Apple Pay.

However I've seen that they will consider allowing third-party apps to implement NFC later this year so watch for announcements, probably in the fall.

Edit: LC's current implementation does not include writing to the tag, only reading. You could put in a feature request for that.
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Re: Pairing and read/wrtie to a NFC chip

Post by jacque » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:40 pm

Also, BLE is for Bluetooth which is different from NFC. Which one do you mean?
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Re: Pairing and read/wrtie to a NFC chip

Post by quailcreek » Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:02 pm

Hi Jacqueline,
The chip reader I have is bluetooth hence the need for mergBLE to pair. Yep, I saw the announcement that iSO 11 would support NFC.

I have an iPhone app that allows me to read/write to NFC chips thru the reader but I wanted to make some improvements. Just need to do some reverse engineering. I have UI working on my new app but missing the read/write and pairing parts. Thanks for the reply.
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Re: Pairing and read/write to a NFC chip

Post by quailcreek » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:27 pm

Hi Jacqueline,
I sent you a PM.
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Re: Pairing and read/write to a NFC chip

Post by jacque » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:46 pm

quailcreek wrote:Hi Jacqueline,
I sent you a PM.
I just answered, yesterday was very busy so it took me a while to get to it. Sorry for the delay.
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