Smart Reader Protocols

NFC/RFID HF (interface = 13.56)

Standard HF protocols

Value Standard
NFC-A ISO/IEC 14443 type A up to layer 3
includes all chips from the NXP Mifare family and NFC Forum type 2 Tags
ISO/IEC 18092 target @ 106kbit/s
NFC-B ISO/IEC 14443 type B up to layer 3
NFC-V ISO/IEC 15693 up to layer 3 (NFC-V) (also ISO/IEC 18000-3 mode 1)
NFC-F ISO/IEC 18092 target @ 212 or 424kbit/s
NFC Forum type 3 Tags and FeliCa cards
NFC-EPC ISO/IEC 18000-3 mode 3 / EPC Class 1 Gen2 HF

Legacy/vendor-specific HF protocols

Value Issue/Product line
NFC-T1T Broadcom / Innovision Jewels / Topaz
NFC Forum type 1 Tags
NFC-Barcode ThinFilm / Kovio RF Barcode
Innovatron Legacy protocol of early Calypso cards, also known as " B' "
Inside-Pico Inside Secure Picopass/Picotag protocol (based on ISO/IEC 14443 type B layer 2); also HID iClass IDs
ST-SR ST MicroElectronics Short Range protocol (based on ISO/IEC 14443 type B layer 2)
ASK-CTS ASK (now Paragon ID) contactless tickets protocol (based on ISO/IEC 14443 type B layer 2)

UHF (interface = 900)

Standard UHF protocols

Value Description
UHF-EPC ISO/IEC 18000-6 mode C / EPC Class 1 Gen2 UHF

Bluetooth (interface = bluetooth)

Bluetooth implementation variants

Value Description
BLE Generic BLE advertising object
iBeacon iBeacon-compliant BLE advertising object
Eddystone Eddystone-compliant BLE advertising object