Technical terms used in Connected Things
Label Die Cut
A label that has been individually cut out along its liner.
Advanced Card Systems (ACS)
Manufacturer of NFC reader and writer hardware Related ACS Website
Color model that consists of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (Black). Other Resources CMYK Color Model – Wikipedia
A tag that is not readable by a device. Related
An electronic device that can start the communication with either a tag or another device.
Variable data, also called variable elements for printing describes when the data changes for each item. Variable data is in...
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 material often used for NFC antennas.
Full Bleed Printing
In printing, when the artwork covers the entire surface and edges of a product without an unprinted border at the...
The near field wireless transmission of electrical energy between two magnetically coupled coils. Related Wikipedia – Inductive Coupling
What happens on the device when a tag is interacted with.
Manufacturer of RFID inlays and hardware. Related Identiv
A layout of tags on a roll when there is only one tag along the width of the roll.
Internet of Things – A generic term to describe when physical items interact with or have online counterparts. Related Wikipedia...
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...
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...
An iron-based material used to absorb certain unwanted RF frequencies; used to allow to work on metal surfaces. GoToTags calls...