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UL MIFARE Spy

A unique solution for the analysis of card-terminal communication based on MIFARE® technology

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A unique solution

UL MIFARE Spy is essential for anyone using MIFARE® based cards and card accepting devices that wish to thoroughly analyze card-terminal communication. It offers a unique solution for the analysis of card-terminal communication based on MIFARE and allows you to investigate any problems that may occur. On top of that, it provides clear and precise performance and timing measurements.

UL MIFARE Spy is an ideal tool for troubleshooting interoperability-related problems between MIFARE cards and card accepting devices, such as readers, validators, gates, and handhelds. It provides an automatic interpretation of smart card commands and responses. The tool shows the exchange of data between a smart card and card accepting device in a clear, logical, understandable manner on your screen. This gives a good, clear view of the facts. Furthermore, the time stamp feature allows for accurate time measurements on a byte level. In this way you can carry out your required performance and timing measurements.

The UL MIFARE Spy supports data decryption and interpretation on contactless communication for:

  • MIFARE Classic®
  • MIFARE® DESFire®
  • ISO 14443

Key benefits

  • Offers in-depth spying of communication between the contactless transit smartcard and the reader device
  • Assists in fault cause analysis of interoperability problems
  • Provides comprehensive reports including insight to application logic

MIFARE, MIFARE Classic and MIFARE DESFire are registered Trademarks of NXP B.V. and are used under license. 

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