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I found a nice answer to my question here: http://www.secureidnews.com/news-item/is-the-debate-still-relevant-an-in-depth-look-at-iso-14443-and-its-competing-interface-types/ Short summary of the article: The first interface was type A, supported by Mikron and their Mifare technology, later bought by Philips (NXP). Some limitations quickly occurred: the ...


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The original answer is correct, but it lacks details. ISO14443 is a contactless protocol (cards with an antenna embedded). It specifies only the lower-level of the communication protocol (what happens on the physical / link layer), but it does not specify the commands available at the upper level. ISO7816 is a specification that was initially written for ...


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If you take a look at the page of the NFC-forum https://nfc-forum.org/what-is-nfc/about-the-technology/ you can see that every device that has NFC and the NFC-logo supports both ISO/IEC 14443 and ISO/IEC 15693. You also mentioned ISO/IEC 18000. This genrally has nothing to do with NFC and refers to RFID. Back to your two ICs. Both of them will be able to ...


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It would seem that the antenna matching filter is improperly designed, resulting in the transfer of insufficient power to boot a DESFIRE card from one of these cheap eBay modules. According to the links I posted above, it seems that a few people have successfully modified the cheap MFRC522 boards to successfully communicate with DESFIRE cards, by replacing ...


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