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Secure optionally passive RFID tag or sensor with external power source and data logging

United States Patent

May 31, 2016
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A secure optionally passive RFID tag or sensor system comprises a passive RFID tag having means for receiving radio signals from at least one base station and for transmitting radio signals to at least one base station, where the tag is capable of being powered exclusively by received radio energy, and an external power and data logging device having at least one battery and electronic circuitry including a digital memory configured for storing and recalling data. The external power and data logging device has a means for powering the tag, and also has a means.
Nekoogar; Faranak (San Ramon, CA), Reynolds; Matthew (Seattle, WA), Lefton; Scott (Melrose, MA), Dowla; Farid (Castro Valley, CA), Twogood; Richard (San Diego, CA)
Dirac Solutions, Inc. (Pleasanton, CA)
14/ 715,539
May 18, 2015
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.