AN INTERVIEW WITH INTERNET OF THINGS PIONEER, PROFESSOR SANJAY SARMA1
By Nicholas D. Evans, Vice President and General Manager at Unisys and author of the BCS book Mastering Digital Business
Professor Sanjay Sarma is best known for his groundbreaking work in co-founding the MIT Auto-ID Center, the predecessor of today’s MIT Auto-ID Labs, and for developing many of the key technologies behind the electronic product code (EPC) suite of radio frequency identification (RFID) standards now used worldwide. He was also the founder and CTO of OATSystems, which was acquired by Checkpoint Systems in 2008.
When the Auto-ID Center was first created, it was chartered with creating the infrastructure, recommending the standards and identifying ...