Solar Energy Harvesting to enhance battery-free RFID sensors

Solar energy harvesting can be used with battery-free RFID sensors to improve read range, introduce data loggers or use higher power consumption sensors. We’ve been long talking about batteryless RFID [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Mobile robots and RFID sensors join forces for the IoT

Learn how researchers have worked out a battery-free sensor solution to work on wide areas outdoors by leveraging RFID equipped mobile robots. Battery-free RFID sensors are an interesting approach to [...]

By | July 23rd, 2015|Agriculture, Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

Behind wireless and battery-free RFID sensors: RFID chip

Learn the differences between RFID chip or ICs that make possible the development of wireless and battery-free RFID sensors. We’ve been long discussing about RFID sensor tags in this blog. [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

Is RFID a viable source of data for the IoT?

Including sensors on the battery-free RFID tags makes this technology very interesting for the IoT. However, the short range demands a different business model for sensing solutions than the standard [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

Sensors Expo 2015 or sensor trends as shown in US

A personal opinion from the Farsens team on where the sensor industry is heading based on the experience at the Sensors Expo 2015 trade show. Sensors Expo 2015 was held [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, Trade Shows|

Battery level monitoring in aircraft maintenance

Monitoring the battery level of emergency equipment in aircraft cabin can be reduced from hours to under 5 minutes using wireless and battery-free sensors. Being a manufacturer of wireless and [...]

By | June 19th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

Battery-free accelerometers for Structural Health Monitoring

Learn how embedding battery-free accelerometers can improve structural health monitoring efforts after natural disasters thus improving population safety. Knowing the status of buildings and constructions in general has always been [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, Structural Health Monitoring|

SensorTest 2015 or sensor trends as shown in Europe

A personal opinion on the sensor industry from Farsens’s staff attending the SensorTest 2015 trade show held in Nuremberg last week. SensorTest 2015 was held last week in Nuremberg, Germany. [...]

By | May 28th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags, Trade Shows|

Batch process automation via RFID switch tags

Learn how to take advantage of battery-free switch tags to automate batch monitoring in manufacturing processes. Correctly identifying batches and the separation between them is critical in most industries. Companies [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT|

RFID Journal LIVE 2015 – A great RFID show once again

RFID Journal LIVE 2015 continues to be the most relevant event in the RFID industry. Read our personal feelings about the show. RFID Journal LIVE 2015 was held in San [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags, Trade Shows|