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  1. COVID-19 Our Service Update

    COVID-19 Our Service Update

    COVID-19 Service Update

    04-04-2020

     

    Shipping to the UK, Europe and the rest of the world

     

    We have managed to continue shipping out NFC products to our customers over the last two weeks even though we have faced restrictions imposed by the UK government.  We have two main methods of shipping being Royal Mail for the shipments under 2KG or DHL for shipment over 2KG and when customers require the more detailed tracking and speed of delivery that DHL provides.

     

    We have noticed this week and that many of the Post Offices located in shops are starting to close for at least a week or two as the virus escalates. As the closures increase, we are expecting that the only method of shipping available will be the DHL service and we will continue to offer this as the only shipping met

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  2. Compare standard anti-metal NFC stickers to REVERSE anti-metal version

    ZipNFC White PVC 25mm REVERSE anti-metal Round tags using the latest NXP® NTAG213 chip and have a protective anti-metal layer so can be used near metal surfaces.

    Typical anti-metal stickers have a sticky ferrite layer that is expected to be placed or stuck on metal surfaces and the other side will be tapped on by the mobile or reading device. REVERSE anti-metal NFC stickers would normally be placed inside cases where the antenna is place against a plastic surface and the anti-metal protection is provided against metal or electrical circuits in side. Other uses might be where you have a poster in a metal case and you would place the sticky side on the back of the poster where the tag will get tapped, but the back is against the metal casing and is protected.

    They are basially the same, but the layers are structured differently. Pease see the pictures of the layers for comparison.

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  3. iPhone - using NFC as a triger for automated shortcuts

    iPhone - using NFC as a triger for automated shortcuts

    With the release of IOS 13 there are many new features available.  One feature is using the standard shortcuts app to create your own automated commands on the phone.  The Shortcuts app has always been available to use and very powerful, but now you can trigger them using an NFC tag.

    This is available on any IPhone model that support background NFC reading, so that is all the models in the Xs, XR and 11 range of phones and they should be runnig IOS 13+.

    Please note all our products in the NTAG range are fully compatbile with this functionality.

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  4. Apple iPhone 11 with NFC read and write - available now

    Apple iPhone 11 with NFC read and write - available now

    Apple have now released the iphone 11 mobile with IOS 13 and this has provide access to the rich funcionality of NFC.  It is now possible to launch a URL withpout any application and use applications like NFC Tools to write to an NFC Tag.

    All of the NFC products we sell on this shop are compatible with Android and IPhone whether reading or writing so you will have no problems.

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  5. Small NFC cable tie now being sold on the ZipNFC store - NXP NTAG213

    Small NFC cable tie now being sold on the ZipNFC store - NXP NTAG213

    With the growing need for NFC tags for asset management and tracking we are now selling these very strong black ABS cable ties with the NXP NTAG213 chip.  This is a very small NFC chip that enables us to produce a reletively small cable tie at 196mm in total. The amazing thing is that even though it is so small it can still be read by a mobile phone - check out video of reading below

    They are manufactured to the IP68 standard so will withstand high temperatures and deep water depths. They are expremely strong and engineered to the highest standard.

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