Monday, September 26, 2011

drag2share: Broadcom unveils smaller, more power efficient 40nm NFC chips

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/09/26/broadcom-unveils-smaller-more-power-efficient-40nm-nfc-chips/

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Broadcom is really throwing its weight behind this whole NFC thing. Its new family of BCM2079x chips have moved to a 40nm manufacturing process which cuts power use by 90-percent and board size by 40-percent. Broadcom claims they're the smallest and most power efficient NFC chips on the market -- and we're not in any position to refute that assertion. The company's Maestro tools have also been upgraded to let their NFC chips speak to a device's Bluetooth and WiFi radios. This could be used to quickly pair with other gadgets using Bluetooth or stream media to a connected television. For more details check out the PR after the break.

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