'The refrigerator will update what products are missing, the drug will send reminders if you forgot to take it and it will be possible to know at any given moment where your wallet is: These are just some of the many years-long promises of the gospel of the "Internet of Things". But the truth is that in the current technology world, they still haven't cracked it. Manufacturing costs, battery, management systems and more are just some of the required developments, and some have real barriers. Wiliot, which has developed a tiny electronic chip, is trying to solve some of these problems and bring products to life.
The biggest advantage of the chip, which operates with Bluetooth technology, is that it is powered without the need for a battery. The energy needed to run is harvested from the environment, from cell phones, computers and more, and according to the company. In addition, the sensor transmits information about the product to which it is affixed, including its location, weight or temperature'. Read the Article