A solution from Wi-Charge includes an AirCord transmitter, along with receivers that capture targeted beams of energy for powering everything from phones to electronic shelf labels and displays.
With long-range connectivity for trackers and sensors, new products are expected to enable new applications outdoors, beyond the four walls of a home or business.
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Since Paragon ID acquired UWINLOC, the companies have been marketing its MahVis solution that harvests ambient RF energy, then wirelessly transmits sensor data and a precise location.
The Exynos Connect U100 is being built into products to connect them with objects or people in their environment, and to identify location and direction of movement.
A wearable in-mouth sensor is among the early products being built to leverage Silicon Labs' new system-on-chip family, which can capture and transmit data via Bluetooth and Zigbee.
The X-AR project finds that those wearing the glasses could locate RFID-tagged goods within centimeters and be alerted if an item they pick up is the wrong one.
The companies' single-button device is a simple way to offer low-cost Internet of Things functionality for homes, hospitals and factories that operates without software integration, cables, a dedicated server or a wireless network.
UC San Diego's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has built a solution by which a passive tag with a low-cost IC could be interrogated via a cell phone's BLE, Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity.
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