Stanford engineers design ant-sized radio to control ‘Internet of Things’

| September 11, 2014

Engineers at Stanford have created a tiny radio device that gets it’s power from the radio waves in the air.  It’s basically a small radio communications device that has a virtually infinite life.  This could be huge for the Internet of Things movement. At a cost of pennies each, these could be included in just about anything.  Everything in your home would be able to talk back to the Internet at a basic level and with no batteries to change!  Hit the link to see the video.

Stanford engineers design ant-sized radio

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David Burrell is a lifelong inventor and creator. He invented the LoopAlien rapid cord attachment device ( that was successfully launched on in 2013. He enjoys all things technical and mechanical. David has made several CNC machines and is presently working on a system that will help others do the same. He shares his CNC adventures on YouTube (Neo7CNC) and on the web ( - “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” - Alan Kay

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