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The mozNfc property returns a MozNFC object that can be used to access Firefox OS's NFC functionality: Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short range radio technology used to exchange data and tags between mobile devices by tapping them together or moving them close to each other.

For more information on NFC, read Using the NFC API and study the NFC reference.


var nfc = navigator.mozNfc;

Return value

navigator.mozNfc returns a MozNFC object.


The NFC implementation in Gecko follows the NFC Forum specifications.

Browser compatibility

Supported in Firefox OS 1.0.1.
Available in web workers in Firefox OS 2.0.

See also