Technical terms used in Connected Things
An electronic device that can start the communication with either a tag or another device.
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the maximum printable area prior to die cutting.
NFC Inlay with a transparent PET layer used as the substrate. Related
Advanced Card Systems (ACS)
Manufacturer of NFC reader and writer hardware Related ACS Website
Bulk data describes when the same data is encoded on every tag. Bulk data is in contrast to .
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
A hard, durable plastic material used to make durable NFC tags. Other Resources Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – Wikipedia
Microsoft .NET programming language and framework.
An identity, or ID for short, is a that uniquely represents an item within a set of related items. IDs...
A process to duplicate a physical tag so it appears the same to software.
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
A hardware transmitter that broadcasts to nearby devices.
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...
What happens on the device when a tag is interacted with.
Color model that consists of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (Black). Other Resources CMYK Color Model – Wikipedia
A layout of tags on a roll when there is only one tag along the width of the roll.
A computer device which provides simplistic textual input to a computer which emulates typing on a keyboard. Several barcode scanners...
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...
An iron-based material used to absorb certain unwanted RF frequencies; used to allow to work on metal surfaces. GoToTags calls...
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...