MIT researchers are developing RFID stickers that sense their environment, enabling low-cost monitoring of chemicals and other signals in the environment. Image: Chelsea Turner, MIT

MIT engineers configure RFID tags to work as sensors

Using RFID, many retailers and manufacturers track their products. They also use radio-frequency identification tags that come in the form of paper-based labels outfitted with a...
In this study, the researchers tested a prototype about the size of a grain of rice, but they anticipate that it could be made even smaller. Image: Felice Frankel (edited by MIT News)

Wireless system to power devices inside the body

Scientists at the MIT in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital have devised a new system called In Vivo Networking (IVN)"  to power and communicate with...
New RFID Protocols For Hack-Proofing Devices

New RFID Protocols For Hack-Proofing Devices

Scientists have developed Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to prevent side channel attacks. It works by an electromagnetic field to discover and record the tags that...

Hack Proof RFID Chip to Improve Security of Credit Cards

Scientists from MIT and Texas instruments have developed a new type of RFID chip i.e Radio Frequency Identification chip, which helps to improve the security...