| Not all applications involve long-range connectivity. Many applications only require short-range wireless ranging from a few inches to a few feet. From simples wireless on/off switches to keyless remotes, short-range RF is finding its way into applications such as:
Many of these short-range products are typically proprietary RF protocols for simplicity and costs savings. However, a few wireless standards are making their way into this sector due to their ubiquitous deployment such as RFID, Bluetooth ®, and Zigbee ™.
- warehouse inventory management,
- industrial data collection,
- merchandise tagging,
- home automation, etc.