Near Field Communication (NFC) for Healthcare applications

Document created by edk Employee on Jul 2, 2014Last modified by Diana Torres on Apr 5, 2017
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Based on Continua Health Alliance standards for healthcare devices, a Kinetis MCU encapsulates the data using the IEEE® 11073 standard. In this example, a Freedom development platform operates as the near field communication board that bridges between the NFC antenna and the manager.



  • Emulation of blood glucose module
  • Low Power  technologies specific for healthcare
  • NFC reading from blood glucose monitor
  • Continua compliant demo (IEEE 11073)

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