What accessories are part of the Apple MFi Program?

What accessories are part of the Apple MFi Program?

The Apple MFi Program offers proprietary technical information, hardware connectors and components, testing tools, and support to third-party accessory manufacturers and developers. Here is a list of MFi licensed technologies:

- AirPlay audio
- Authentication coprocessors
- CarPlay
- Headphone Remote and Mic
- HomeKit Accessory Protocol (HAP)
- iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP) - works with iPhone, iPod and iPad
- Lightning / 30-pin connectors
- Lightning Audio Module
- MFi Game Controllers
- MFi Hearing Aid technology
- Wireless Accessory Configuration (WAC)

Apple MFi accessories

Accessories that do not use MFi licensed technology are not part of the program. Examples include:

- Bluetooth Low Energy (except for BTLE HomeKit accessories and BTLE MFi hearing aids)
- Standard Bluetooth profiles
- Standard headphone jack connections
- Cases with no electronic connection to the iOS device

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