PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: NeonDrum Ltd

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Libelium's Dual RFID-ZigBee Sensors to Enable NFC Applications for the Internet of Things - The new RFID/NFC module for the Waspmote sensor platform completes the active tag technology driven by ZigBee with passive tag identification enabling the creation of complex location based services with just one device - Libelium.com
Libelium's Dual RFID-ZigBee Sensors to Enable NFC Applications for the Internet of Things

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Zaragoza, Spain, 2012/03/28 - The new RFID/NFC module for the Waspmote sensor platform completes the active tag technology driven by ZigBee with passive tag identification enabling the creation of complex location based services with just one device - Libelium.com.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Libelium, a technology leader in wireless sensor networks for Smart Cities solutions announces the launch of the new RFID/NFC module for the Waspmote sensor platform. The new radio module extends Waspmote features allowing the sensor data to be used in Location Based Services (LBS), such as asset tracking, supply chain monitoring, intelligent shopping or access management.

By using RFID/NFC - passive sensors - along with ZigBee - active sensors -, asset tracking can be more accurate than ever along the whole supply chain process. Product management softwares, like ERPs, will have access in real time to information related to remaining stock, storage and transportation conditions (temperature and humidity levels, vibrations, light exposure, etc), expiration dates and even consumer profiles, knowing time spent in front of a shelf or products picked up and not bought.

Security applications, including access control, can also be covered with this technology as the RFID standard -Mifare- uses a 6 bytes key to ensure maximum privacy and authentication requirements, a major concern in this technology.

The information given by the passive tags (cards, keyrings, stickers, etc) is read by the RFID/NFC interface and then transmitted using the ZigBee radio to an Internet Gateway which will finally upload it to a Cloud server making it accessible everywhere. The identification data can also be sent to the Cloud directly using the Wifi radio which performs secure connections with the web servers (HTTPS).

NFC technologies, quickly adopted in the majority of Smartphones brands, allows everyone to be part of the Internet of Things. Libelium’s CTO David Gascón says,“Soon, we will scan products in the supermarket with our Smartphones to check if they contain anything our family is allergic to and see nutritional information while our fridge will warn us about expiring dates and suggest shopping lists according to our preferences”.

This RFID/NFC radio completes Waspmote connectivity - which already covers ZigBee, Wifi, Bluetooth and 3G/GPRS - making it compliant with any wireless technology in the market. "The new module is available in both 125KHz and 13.56MHz bands to ensure compatibility with previous RFID deployments" adds the Libelium CTO, David Gascón.

Libelium provides an intuitive and open source programming API and complete documentation with examples in order to help developers to easily start working with the platform.

About Waspmote
Waspmote is a modular platform for building wireless sensor networks. The platform comprises: the Waspmote board with microcontroller, memory, battery, accelerometer and sockets for add-on modules; open source API and compiler; a range of ZigBee wireless communication modules offering a choice of protocol versions, radio frequency and range (up to 12 km); wireless modules supporting Bluetooth, GPRS, GPS; and a wide variety of sensor boards enabling the measurement of gases, physical events, agricultural & smart metering parameters. It has outstanding power management - an unprecedented 0.7 microamperes is required in hibernate mode. It supports over the air (OTA) programming. Waspmote is CE, FCC and IC certified.

About Libelium

Libelium (libelium.com) designs and manufactures hardware technology for the implementation of wireless sensor networks so that system integrators, engineering and consultancy companies can implement reliable Smart Cities solutions to end users within the minimum time to market. All our products are modular, horizontal and fast-learning and include extensive documentation and support through a Community of developers.

The company was founded in 2006, is privately held and is based at the European Business and Innovation Centre CEEIARAGON, Zaragoza, Spain.

Press Contact
David Gascón, CTO, Libelium
T: +34 976 54 74 92 - E: d.gascon[.]libelium.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: NeonDrum Ltd

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Libelium's Dual RFID-ZigBee Sensors to Enable NFC Applications for the Internet of Things

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: Liz Hartney - NeonDrum.com 
+44(0)75 1051 8732 info[.]neondrum.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any NeonDrum Ltd securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From NeonDrum Ltd / Company Profile


Read Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Most Recent Related Newswires:

Environmental Protection Equipment Market to Discern Steadfast Expansion by 2020 Says Persistence Market Research
Curtiss-Wright Congratulates Rocket Lab on the First Launch of the Electron Launch Vehicle
Infineon Receives 'Supplier of the Year Award' from DENSO
Curtiss-Wright Expands its Family of Airborne Data Acquisition and Networked Instrumentation Recorders for Flight Test Applications
Imec World-First to Develop 200V and 650V Dispersion Free Normally-off/e-mode Power Devices on 200mm/8-inch Si Wafers
Bruker Introduces Novel Mass Spectrometry Solutions for MALDI Imaging, Metabolomics, Proteoform Profiling and Toxicology at ASMS 2017
Yokogawa Receives Frost & Sullivan 2017 Global Customer Value Leadership Award in the Industrial Automation Solutions and Services Industry
Infineon Demonstrates First Post-quantum Cryptography on A Contactless Security Chip
Curtiss-Wright Qualifies its Conduction Cooled Supercomputer-Class DSP Modules for ISR Applications to Extreme Ruggedization Level
NI Unveils the Next Generation of LabVIEW
Bruker Launches the S8 TIGER™ Series 2 WDXRF System for Elemental Analysis in Industrial and Academic Research and Materials Quality Control
GE Expands Board-Level Power Conversion Capabilities with Next-Generation DLynx* II Digital, Non-Isolated DC-DC Voltage Converters
LED Lighting Industry - Middle East to Become One of the Fastest Growing Markets Finds Frost & Sullivan
Hitachi High Tech Science Park to Open in California
Frost & Sullivan Acclaims Kamstrup for its Highly Customer-centric Smart Water Meter Solutions

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Persistence Market Research (P) Ltd

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)