RFID Sensor, Data Logger from IDS Microchip
May 16, 2010
The IDS-SL900A from IDS Microchip, Wollerau, Switzerland, is a single-chip device based on the EPC Gen2 RFID standard that can automatically track, monitor, time-stamp, and record temperature, pressure, humidity, light, sound, and other information about any goods in supply chain or cold-chain transport. The device can be configured to notify users automatically of an event. Sensor reading range is up to 5 or 6 m. The device works is semi-passive or fully passive modes and is suited for applications that use thin and flexible batteries for autonomous logging from the integrated temperature sensor or external sensors. The onchip sensor front end for external sensors provides an auto-range and interrupt function.
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