Rocky100 major improvements – Battery Assisted Passive mode

Rocky100 major improvements: Battery Assisted Passive mode We already hinted that the Rocky100 chip can work in Battery Assisted Passive (BAP) mode when we were discussing sensitivity. We mentioned the [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Rocky100 major improvements – User memory space

Rocky100 major improvements: User memory space Let’s start this topic by saying that the UHF RFID standard was not thought for anything else than identification. The EPC C1G2 was developed [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Rocky100 major improvements – Sensitivity (Part II)

Rocky100 major improvements: Sensitivity (Part II) We are back with second part of the post sensitivity as one of the biggest changes of the Rocky100 chip. The better the receiving [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Energy Harvesting|

Rocky100 major improvements – Sensitivity (Part I)

Rocky100 major improvements: Sensitivity (Part I) Sensitivity is probably the most important unique feature of an RFID chip. In standard, only identification RFID tags the sensitivity is the lowest power [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Energy Harvesting|

RFID innovation with battery free sensors – Rocky100 vs. Andy100 chips

The new Rocky100 RFID chip for battery free sensor tags is being tested by multiple companies. What's the RFID innovation on top of the old Andy100 chip? We have been [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Energy Harvesting|

Battery free RFID weight monitoring – Using load cells with passive RFID tags

Weight monitoring with wireless and battery free sensors requires both the designer and the user to understand hardware and software components correctly. Using wireless and battery free load sensors for [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Passive RFID – How liquids inhibit RFID system communication

Understanding how liquids inhibit RFID system communication is important. Check an actual experiment with RFID tags submerged in water. If you have had contact with RFID technology you have probably [...]

Developing your own battery-free sensors: RFID software design

Part of developing your own battery-free RFID sensors will be to develop the RFID software for the reader. Check what you should take into account. Let me say it once [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|"How to" series, Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Developing your own battery-free sensors: RFID firmware design

The key topics you need to address when developing RFID firmware to design and implement your own battery-free RFID sensor tags. We’ve previously discussed about how linked hardware, firmware and [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|"How to" series, Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Developing your own battery-free sensors: RFID hardware design

Understand the key characteristics you need to take into account when developing RFID hardware to design your own battery-free RFID sensor tags. We’ve already mentioned how RFID hardware is all [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|"How to" series, Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|