Engineers at Stanford Develop Ant-Size Radio to Realize the 'Internet of Things'

Oct. 7, 2014

The 'Internet of Things' could soon be contained in a radio the size of an ant.

Stanford University engineers have developed a small radio about as large as an ant.  The amazing thing about this mini radio is that it is small and cheap and may help realize the "Internet of Things"--

The radio is built on a piece of silicon and measures only a few millimeters on each side. Several of these mini radios can fit on top of a U.S. penny and the radio itself is expected to cost only a few pennies to manufacture in mass quantities.

These mini radios also do not require a battery.

Read the full article from PC World here.