Introducing Sense Passive

Introducing Sense Passive

We are pleased to announce the launch of our ‘Sense’ passive range of temperature, moisture and volume sensing RFID devices developed for datacenter, industrial and healthcare markets.

 The new temperature & moisture monitoring capabilities come thanks to the ‘Magic of Magnus’.

OK, it’s not actually magic but it is very clever – it’s the revolutionary Magnus M3D IC from our partner Axzon.This game changing range of small form factor ceramic tags and self-adhesive labels can accurately measure temperature, fill level and moisture content without batteries and in small form factor easy to apply formats that make condition monitoring quicker and more cost effective than ever before.

The new passive Sense range includes ceramic tags and printable on-metal and off-metal self-adhesive labels which can accurately read live temperatures as low as -70°C and up to 125°C, detect the presence of moisture and indicate the volume of liquids in containers.

The battery-less devices do not require maintenance and are ideal for monitoring the condition of assets in transit and storage in a broad range of industrial, IT and healthcare environments.

The Sense range evolved from custom devices that Omni-ID developed to meet specific client requirements, in particular live temperature monitoring in datacenters: a sector that is strongly served by the company, with millions of its RFID tags used in datacenters around the world. The Sense ‘passive’ tags will sit alongside their ‘active’ cousins in the SenseIoT range launched in 2019 to provide high powered, long range tracking and sensing via Bluetooth, LoRa, Quuppa and GPS.

The new Sense passive devices serve a broad range of use cases including monitoring the volume of liquids in glass vials for vaccine management systems; monitoring the temperature of machine components to enable predictive maintenance; cold chain management of foods and pharmaceuticals and monitoring the moisture levels and temperature of servers in datacenters. The wireless devices accurately measure temperature to a tolerance down to 0.5°C and offer read ranges between 1.75m and 5m, making them ideal for use in hazardous industrial environments where thermocouples would traditionally be used to monitor the current temperature of assets.

The tiny ceramic tags measure 15mm x 15mm and are designed for monitoring the condition of assets where space is limited, while on-metal and off-metal labels are designed to attach to assets with flatter surfaces.

About the Omni-ID Sense passive range:

The Sense FIT 500 is a specialist small form ceramic tag for sensing temperature and moisture with a read range of up to 5 meters.

The Sense IQ 550P is a specialist, global frequency, printable off-metal label for sensing temperature, moisture and liquid fill level with a read range of up to 5.8 meters.

The Sense IQ 175 is a specialist US and EU dual frequency printable on-metal label for sensing temperature and moisture with a read range of up to 1.75 meters.

The Sense IQ 430 is a specialist dual frequency (US and EU) printable on-metal label designed for sensing temperature and moisture with a read range up to 4.3 meters.

The Sense IQ 200P is a specialist off-metal circular label for sensing temperature and moisture on non-metallic assets with a read range of up to 2 meters.

For more information about the Sense passive range please visit

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