The Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform

  • Alanson P. Sample
  • Joshua R. Smith


The Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform (WISP) is a battery-free, UHF RFID-compatible sensing and computing platform that is powered and read by commercial off-the-shelf UHF RFID readers. WISPs are being used in a variety of domains, including both sensing and security. This chapter presents the design of the WISP platform, characterization of its performance, and describes several application examples.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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