BLISP: Enhancing backscatter radio with active radio for computational RFIDs

  title={BLISP: Enhancing backscatter radio with active radio for computational RFIDs},
  author={Ivar in 't Veen and Qingzhi Liu and Przemysław Pawełczak and Aaron N. Parks and Joshua R. Smith},
  journal={2016 IEEE International Conference on RFID (RFID)},
We introduce the world's first hybrid radio platform which combines the strengths of active radio (long range and robustness to interference) and Computational RFID (CRFID) (low power consumption). By a set of laboratory experiments, we show that our hybrid radio - composed of Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform (WISP) CRFID radio and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) - obtains higher goodput than WISP and lower energy consumption than BLE, both as stand-alone platforms. 

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