This API is available on Firefox OS for privileged or certified applications only.

MozNDEFRecord is a data structure that implements the NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF). It is a standard common format for NFC-related data communication between applications, NFC tags, and devices.

Syntax

MozNDEFRecord(optional MozNDEFRecordOptions options);
dictionary MozNDEFRecordOptions {
  TNF tnf = "empty";
  Uint8Array type;
  Uint8Array id;
  Uint8Array payload;
};

Properties

MozNDEFRecord.tnf Read only
tnf contains the Type Name Format (3-bit field) of the record. This field is required.
MozNDEFRecord.type Read only
type is an optional field describing the content of the payload. This is usually a mime type.
MozNDEFRecord.id Read only
id is an optional field representing a Uint8Array. The meaning of this field is application dependent (an appropriate id can be used, depending on functionality.)
MozNDEFRecord.payload Read only
payload is an optional field representing a Uint8Array. The meaning of this field is application dependent (for example, a contact application could contain URLs, mime-types, postal address, etc.)

Specifications

The NFC implementation in Gecko follows the NFC Forum specifications.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support

No support

No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support 2.0 moz [1] No support No support No support

[1] Available in privileged apps as of Firefox OS 2.2; certified-only before that.

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