Equipment that uses signals transmitted by wireless stations to provide all types of information, especially location, to other devices.
 ucode Tag
A specification standardized by TRON Forum. ucode, in compliance with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) H.642 international standard, is a system for assigning ID numbers to differentiate individual things and places. ucode's ID issuance and management is carried out by TRON Forum. Devices that store a ucode are called a ucode tag. Beacons as ucode tags fall under the Packet Format Specification for Bluetooth LE ucode Marker, announced by TRON Forum in December, 2014.
 TRON Forum
An international standardization and promotion organization actively advancing open-source, open-data and open-API for achieving ubiquitous computing (http://www.tron.org/).
 Recently developed beacon
Announced by Fujitsu Laboratories on March 25, 2015. New electric control technologies were developed, enabling the beacon to run off power from a solar cell. Press release URL: http://www.fujitsu.com/global/about/resources/news/press-releases/2015/0325-02.html
 ucode Category 2
ucode has an interface category classification basis for each feature, where Category 2 is defined as "Active RF tag (RFID tags or sensor nodes that have their own power sources, e.g. a battery, and communicate via RF)" in the "Standard of ucode Tag Interface (Category 2)," published by TRON Forum.
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Date: 07 December, 2015
Company: Fujitsu Limited
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