Centre for Innovative Information Technology Solutions
The Centre for Innovative IT Solutions (CIITS) was created in 2007. With an initial focus on radio-frequency identification (RFID) research and development, it was previously called the RFID Application Development Lab (RADLab). The 2016 name change to CIITS represents the variety of technology-based projects this research group now engages in with industry clients to customize existing systems or develop new software.
Research area and purpose
CIITS is a world-leader in the development of novel RFID technologies and applications for animal tracking, asset management and RFID cattle tag testing. The research team develops its own hardware and software tools to assist in the field testing of ultra-high-frequency (UHF) RFID animal tags and tracking systems. These real-world scenarios demonstrate the value of novel technologies to industry stakeholders. The research team also develops its own back-haul communications networks that allow for its custom-built hardware devices to communicate back to local servers or to SAIT.
CIITS also employs several software developers and electronics technicians to facilitate the development of more complex devices and their associated data tools. CIITS continues to work with industry partners to develop tools and provide the expertise they require to take their innovative technologies to market.
- Software Analysis and Design
- Radio Frequency Identification
- Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
- Embedded Hardware and Electronics
- Data Informatics
This leading-edge IT-development facility contains a full complement computerized equipment and capabilities that enable the development of both novel software and hardware applications for industry.
In addition, the centre's specialized Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) equipment allows organizations to develop their novel RFID solutions in a vendor-neutral environment prior to full-scale roll out.
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