We released neard 0.13 on September 17th, 2013.
The main new feature for 0.13 is the Manager mode implementation for the
PHDC specificiation. The PHDC (Personal Health Device Communication)
specification defines 2 roles, Agent and Manager, for the NFC based
With neard 0.13, a PHDC Manager application can register as a PHDC agent
against neard and will only have to worry about receiving and sending
ISO 11073 frames. Check the doc/phdc-api.txt document for more details.
neard 0.13 also bring the following goodies:
- nfctool support for firmware update (Only supported by the pn544 driver for now)
- Android Application Record NDEFs support
- Raw MIME type payload SNEP push support
neard 0.13 can be downloaded from:
neard is available via git at:
Web interface to the git repository: