Technical terms used in Connected Things
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
A material often used for NFC antennas.
A description of the physical format of tags. Formats include roll, sheet, or individually cut.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
A hard, durable plastic material used to make durable NFC tags. Other Resources Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – Wikipedia
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the approximate location of a die cut after printing.
An electronic device that can start the communication with either a tag or another device.
A process to duplicate a physical tag so it appears the same to software.
Manufacturer of RFID inlays and hardware. Related Identiv
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
A hardware transmitter that broadcasts to nearby devices.
Correlated Tag Encoding
An NFC encoding method that matches variable printed data on a physical tag to the data encoded to the NFC...
Color model that consists of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (Black). Other Resources CMYK Color Model – Wikipedia
Variable data, also called variable elements for printing describes when the data changes for each item. Variable data is in...
What happens on the device when a tag is interacted with.
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...