RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2017SessionsSolution-Provider Session: Active Tags - What's the role of Bluetooth Low Energy?
Solution-Provider Session: Active Tags - What's the role of Bluetooth Low Energy?
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Active tags are key to automated identification and location, as well as the transmission of sensor data to the edge and the cloud. Active RFID has opened the market, with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Thread and other protocols occupying their particular niches. While Bluetooth and BLE started out in the consumer space, they are rapidly entering established industrial applications. What does the future hold for Bluetooth in the active tag market? Steffen von Buenau, the product strategist at Kontakt.io, a leader in Bluetooth beacons and tags, will discuss recent trends and outline what is in store for the wider active tag market.