A New Approach to RFID

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University of Pittsburgh professor Marlin Mickle has developed a novel approach to RFID. His PENI tag "harvests" energy to transmit back a unique ID, which improves performance.

July 15, 2002 - Marlin Mickle wasn't interested in radio frequency identification, or any other form of auto-identification for that matter. As a professor at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Engineering, he was developing automatic remote sensing devices that could operate without batteries or wires and form ad hoc wireless networks. But he may have stumbled onto an approach that could transform radio frequency identification. The ...

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