Apart from the limited space available for electronics, it was especially important in this project to consider the projected volume of 100’000 units per year. With the limited budget of a small start-up company available, this meant that the design had to be optimised for a quick proto-type production in Europe as well as the following high volume production in Asia.
The Poken device is connected via USB to a PC. Communication between the Poken devices takes place contactlessly over short range radio
A special wake up concept was developed and integrated to achieve a practical and economical runtime with simple handling. The exchanged data are encrypted, before being stored and transferred, in order to achieve an adequate level of security for these sensitive data.