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 (www.LoopAlien.com) that was successfully launched on Kickstarter.com 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 (www.Neo7CNC.com) - “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” - Alan Kay

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