Posted by: shrikantmantri | February 1, 2010

Smart Dust? Not Quite, but We’re Getting There

While smart dust* is not here yet, smaller, faster and cheaper technology has reached the point where sensors may soon as powerful as tiny computers. One example: Intel is developing RFID technology that adds an accelerometer and programmable chip in a millimeter-sized package, powered by ambient radio power from television, FM radio and WiFi networks. * Tiny digital sensors, strewn around the globe, gathering information and communicating with powerful computer networks to monitor, measure and understand the physical world (Source:

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