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RFID News Roundup
New Identec Solutions tag combines RFID, GPS, satellite communications ••• Beaconinside launches second-gen beacon hardware and software ••• Thinfilm receives $350K through FlexTech Alliance to extend sensor platform ••• Global RFID market for retail to near $4 billion in 2019, Technavio finds ••• Schreiner LogiData unveils new NFC label for Android smartphones.
Oct 29, 2015—
The following are news announcements made during the past week by the following organizations:
Thinfilm, FlexTech Alliance;
Technavio Research; and
New Identec Solutions Tag Combines RFID, GPS, Satellite Communications
Identec Solutions has announced a new asset-tracking tag designed for the oil and gas industry. The I-Q350LX GPS SAT tag combines RFID, GPS and satellite communications technologies, is ATEX-certified and is built to withstand harsh environments, according to the company. The tag can transmit its GPS position either via RFID or via the globally available Globalstar satellite network, Identec Solutions reports.
The I-Q350LX GPS SAT tag is rated IP69K (indicating it can withstand shock, vibration and water) and has an ATEX/IECEx Zone 0 certification for use in hazardous explosive environments. Identec Solutions has added the iQ350LX GPS/SAT tag to it existing solution platform, WatcherLogistics, developed specifically for oil and gas companies carrying out operations all around the globe, both land-based and offshore.
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