Technical terms used in Connected Things
Microsoft .NET programming language and framework.
What happens on the device when a tag is interacted with.
A process to duplicate a physical tag so it appears the same to software.
Food Safe Tags
The use of materials which comply with USA FDA 21 CFR and EU food regulations for the safe use on...
The near field wireless transmission of electrical energy between two magnetically coupled coils. Related Wikipedia – Inductive Coupling
A print methodology based on relief plates; as opposed to . Related Wikipedia – Flexographic Printing
A Bluetooth based tag technology; often refers to Apple’s iBeacon. Related iBeacon – Wikipedia
A computer device which provides simplistic textual input to a computer which emulates typing on a keyboard. Several barcode scanners...
An identity, or ID for short, is a that uniquely represents an item within a set of related items. IDs...
Manufacturer of RFID inlays and hardware. Related Identiv
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
A hard, durable plastic material used to make durable NFC tags. Other Resources Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – Wikipedia
Advanced Card Systems (ACS)
Manufacturer of NFC reader and writer hardware Related ACS Website
Variable data, also called variable elements for printing describes when the data changes for each item. Variable data is in...
Correlated Tag Encoding
An NFC encoding method that matches variable printed data on a physical tag to the data encoded to the NFC...
Full Bleed Printing
In printing, when the artwork covers the entire surface and edges of a product without an unprinted border at the...
Internet of Things – A generic term to describe when physical items interact with or have online counterparts. Related Wikipedia...
The metal part of the and UHF RFID tag used to receive and broadcast RF signals. Antennas are typically made...
A URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) is an alphanumeric string that identifies a resource in a computer system; often on the...
One Time Programmable Memory (OTP)
One time programmable memory is memory that can only be written to once; once a byte has been written to...
A random string is a series of characters that do not have a predictable sequence; especially when the list of...