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ST25R100 NFC Reader brings Cost-Effective Contactless Interaction for Consumer and Industrial Devices

ST25R100 NFC
ST25R100 NFC

The ST25R100 NFC reader by STMicroelectronics offers a comprehensive set of features tailored for diverse consumer and industrial applications, emphasizing a balance of advanced capabilities, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. In a compact 4mm x 4mm package, the ST25R100 integrates seamlessly into various products like printers, power tools, gaming terminals, and medical devices, where space is limited. This NFC reader supports standard NFC specifications including NFC-A/B (ISO 14443A/B) and NFC-V (ISO 15693), facilitating seamless communication with a wide range of NFC-enabled devices. Key to its functionality is the advanced analog front end (AFE) coupled with a robust data-framing system, ensuring efficient performance in reading NFC cards and tags. The device also incorporates enhanced controls for signal quality and power management, vital for reliable wireless connections in compact designs with small antennas.

One standout feature of the ST25R100 is its improved low-power card detection (LPCD) technology, extending the detection range compared to existing devices. This innovation enhances user experience by enabling efficient card recognition, even in power-sensitive applications like battery-powered devices. Operating across a broad voltage range from 2.7V to 5.5V, the ST25R100 supports efficient power management with various operating modes that can reduce current consumption to minimal levels, crucial for maximizing battery life in portable devices. The device also boasts an ultra-low power reset mode, consuming just 0.1µA.

For developers, the ST25R100 offers a straightforward integration process facilitated by its compact form factor and comprehensive software ecosystem provided by STMicroelectronics. This ecosystem accelerates development, enabling customers to leverage the reader's capabilities efficiently.


  • NFC Standards Support
  • Compact Design (Small 4mm x 4mm size)
  • Enhanced Card Detection (LPCD)
  • Advanced Analog Front End (AFE)
  • Power Management (2.7V to 5.5V) 
  • Integrated software ecosystem for quick development and integration.
  • Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) for fast data transfer.


  • Consumer Electronics
  • Industrial Products
  • Battery-Powered Devices
  • Secure Access Systems
  • Inventory and Asset Tracking
  • Automotive Applications
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems
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