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The Internet of Disposable Things

IoT devices without batteries

Using a technique known as ‘backscatter’, a professor at the University of Washington has produced a contact lens that can connect to a smartphone over Wi-Fi – a prototype that demonstrates a technology that can bring Internet connectivity to just about any object, even disposable ones…

This Contact Lens Will Kick-Start the Internet of Disposable Things – Objects that recycle ambient radio signals can get online without a power source.

Read the full article on MIT Technology Review