12 Aug 2010
Real Time Locating and Wireless Sensor Networks - Rapid Advances
In the past, too much use of RFID has involved sensing items and conveyances only when they pass very near to the occasional interrogator. Heroic assumptions are then made about what happened in between. Was it destroyed, perhaps by overheating? Is it still there? Is it intact?
18 Feb 2010
Energy harvesting in the dirt
Trophos Energy is successfully harvesting energy from soil, sediment and wastewater and, with the use of innovative power management electronics, is converting dirt into a useful source of clean reliable power.