How to ‘decode’ RFID tag read range specifications

Learn how to understand and compare RFID tag read ranges and select the tag models that best fit your RFID system implementation. We discussed in this previous post how to [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, RFID ID tags|

How to ‘decode’ RFID reader read range specifications

Learn how to understand and compare RFID reader read ranges and select the readers that best fit your RFID system implementation. If you’re or have previously been in the process [...]

By | September 3rd, 2015|Explaining frequency bands, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

Battery assisted passive (BAP) tags not only to increase communication range

Learn how BAP tags increase communication range while being EPC C1G2 - passive communication but continuous power supply but also add other capabilities. Last week’s post was about why RFID [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

Why RFID sensor tags’ communication range is not hundreds of meters

Learn why RFID battery-free sensors are limited to 2-3 meters of communication range in comparison with other RF technologies’ 100s of meters range. As a manufacturer of passive RFID sensor [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|"How to" series, Energy Harvesting, M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

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|

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|

RFID implementation: it’s all about testing

A new experience with end customers in RFID implementation showed us the key for a good solution is no surprise: test, test, test! Different location, different facilities, different assets but [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|M2M and IoT, RFID ID tags|

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|