The Kushushu Card…now made in America – by Mike Wagner
PST Sensors Ltd of Cape, Town South Africa and Butler Technologies, Inc. of Butler, PA are pleased to announce a collaboration to produce the Kushushu Card technology in North America. “Kushushu”, meaning “it’s hot” in the Xhosa language, is the latest in printed silicone technology developed by PST Sensors. The Kushushu Card is a fully passive UHF sensor tag based on Chip-on-Sensor Hybrid (CoSH) technology allowing for the wireless communication of temperature.
Large active sensing area (single-zone or array)
Credit card format (other formats available)
No battery required
EPC Class 1 Gen 2 compliant (ISO 18000-6c)
ISM 860 –960 MHz UHF band
Applications and Markets:
Process Monitoring –improving the results of industrial processes relies on temperature knowledge.
Energy Management –knowing temperature improves efficiency of energy production and use.
Healthcare –a patient’s temperature remains the primary indicator of health.
Transport and Logistics –perishable goods monitoring is critical.
Temperature Monitoring in retail and warehouse environments.
For additional information or to learn how PST Sensors Ltd and Butler Technologies, Inc. can integrate wireless temperature sensing into your application, please visit our websites below.