Tags & Hardware
Technical terms used in Connected Things
NFC Inlay with a transparent PET layer used as the substrate. Related
Correlated Tag Encoding
An NFC encoding method that matches variable printed data on a physical tag to the data encoded to the NFC...
A tag that is not readable by a device. Related
A description of the physical format of tags. Formats include roll, sheet, or individually cut.
Label Die Cut
A label that has been individually cut out along its liner.
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 material often used for NFC antennas.
Bulk data describes when the same data is encoded on every tag. Bulk data is in contrast to .
Application Programming Interface (API)
A connection point to an online system used by remote clients
A computer device which provides simplistic textual input to a computer which emulates typing on a keyboard. Several barcode scanners...
Variable data, also called variable elements for printing describes when the data changes for each item. Variable data is in...
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.
Color model that consists of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (Black). Other Resources CMYK Color Model – Wikipedia
A URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) is an alphanumeric string that identifies a resource in a computer system; often on the...
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.
The metal part of the and UHF RFID tag used to receive and broadcast RF signals. Antennas are typically made...
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...