They include everything needed have a full passive sensor system up and running with no effort. Battery Free Sensor kits come with their wireless battery free sensor tags of choice plus a commercial UHF RFID reader, a reader antenna, reader power supply and Ethernet cable to connect to a PC or laptop. The kit also comes with a software program that displays the sensor tag data on a computer. Tags in these kits come in non-protected PCB formats for custom encapsulation or embedding in non-metallic assets/materials.
There are four sensor options for the Basic and Regular choices:
- Battery Free Temperature Sensor (BFTS) – any kit focused on temperature monitoring includes “Fenix” wireless battery-less temperature sensor tags.
- Battery Free Pressure Sensor (BFPS) – pressure monitoring kits include Vortex wireless battery-less pressure sensor tags.
- Battery Free Orientation Sensor (BFOS) – when the users need a kit to monitor spatial orientation of assets Kineo wireless battery free sensor tags are shipped.
- Battery Free Switch Sensor (BFSS) – any kit desired to monitor the open/close status of a mechanical switch is shipped with X1 wireless battery free switches.
Farsens designs and manufactures full passive RFID sensor solutions. A proprietary UHF RFID IC allows Farsens to develop long range solutions for asset tracking – via the unique ID – and monitoring – via the attached sensor – without the need of any battery on the tag.