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Broadcom powers Brother's NFC-enabled printers

Broadcom's Near Field Communication (NFC) and Wi-Fi technology is powering Brother's new NFC printers.
"We are thrilled to introduce NFC-enabled printers to our customers. This represents a huge step in bringing this transformative technology to new consumer electronic devices with significant and positive changes to the overall user experience," said Shogo Suzuki, Brother Industries, LTD., General Manager, Electronic System Development Dept. "Broadcom's demonstrated success in all corners of connectivity make it a prime partner to serve as the foundation of our next generation of printers, delivering the performance and quality required to drive new experiences."

"Brother is a longstanding global leader with a commitment to adaptive and innovative products that meet evolving customer demands," said Rahul Patel, Broadcom Vice President, Product Marketing, Wireless Connectivity Combos. "We are honored to help launch the first Brother NFC-enabled printers, and are exceptionally pleased to see the continued traction of this technology into applications that make pairing devices simple and seamless."


The BCM20792 and BCM43362 are currently in production. The Brother Multi-Functions printers MFC-J870DW/MFC-J875DW will be available to consumers in July 2013.


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