Daily Archives: September 23, 2017


What is RFID? Here is what Wikipedia says of RFID: “Radio-frequency identification (RFID) uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically stored information. Passive tags collect energy from a nearby RFID reader’s interrogating radio waves. Active tags have a local power source […]

Radio-frequency Identification (RFID)


What is machine to machine? Wikipedia says: “Machine to machine refers to direct communication between devices using any communications channel, including wired and wireless. Machine to machine communication can include industrial instrumentation, enabling a sensor or meter to communicate the data it records (such as temperature, inventory level, etc.) to […]

Machine to Machine


What is Cisco Jasper? Jasper was purchased by Cisco. Jasper was formerly known as Jasper Wireless Inc. and was in the cloud computing market in software. Wikipedia says: “Jasper provides a cloud-based software platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) and, more specifically, to enable product businesses to become IoT […]

Cisco Jasper