The Wiliot chip is a battery-free IoT chip with an onboard ARM-based computer, sensors, and … [+] Bluetooth.
Imagine a printable computer the size of a postage stamp with RAM, ROM, onboard sensors, certified Bluetooth, an ARM CPU, flash memory, and secure communications that does not need a battery and harvests all required energy from ambient radio waves
And it costs, literally, pennies.
It’s not science fiction. It’s the Wiliot bluetooth tag, and it is potentially the future of the internet of things.
“We’re making a computer the size of a postage stamp that powers itself by harvesting radio frequency energy,” Wiliot senior VP Stephen Statler told me recently on the