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  • Q-Track Kit Provides RTLS Coverage at Low Cost

    The company's new kit is aimed at companies for which traditional real-time location systems are too expensive or complex, and can be installed and commissioned by a user within a matter of hours.

  • RFID Prevents Errors, Automates Movement of Heavy Machinery

    The GuardRFID active RFID solution is enabling Linder Industrial Machinery to automatically track when each asset arrives at one of its yards; where it is cleaned, maintained or stored; and when it is shipped back out to another customer.

  • General Motors, Boeing to Keynote at RFID Journal LIVE! 2018

    RFID Journal's 16th annual event, being held in Orlando on Apr. 10-12, will feature an impressive lineup of new case studies exploring how to use RFID to create business value.

  • Hospital Pharmacies Using RFID-Enabled Medication from QuVa Pharma

    The compounder has been providing its prefilled medication syringes to its customers since late 2017 using technology from Kit Check, to enable those customers to receive and manage the receipt, movement and administration of medications to boost safety and efficiency.

  • Tieto Corp. Beacon Solution Brings Intelligence to Offices

    The system, provided by Quuppa, has helped the company to increase sales and productivity, understand how its workspace is being used and automatically enable the utilization of rooms.

  • Levi's Tests RFID Use Successfully

    A number of factors, including greater efficiency in the repositioning of goods for sale, led the company to sell 56 percent more apparel this year on Black Friday than in 2016.

  • EZOfficeInventory Adopts RFID

    The tracking software company's customers are testing its new RFID-enabled solution to capture asset or equipment location data via TSL readers that forward that information to iOS or Android devices, bypassing the problem of older operating system software on many RFID readers.

  • Companies Test T-Systems' IoT Technology in Brazil

    With the Roambee device, the Internet of Things platform collects data such as location, shock, humidity, temperature, movement, air gases and other environmental variations.

  • Polish Post Completes RFID Testing at Distribution Center

    ProxiGroup's UHF RFID system may next be installed across all distribution sites, in order to make parcel shipping more efficient, as well as boost customer satisfaction.

  • Nordic Reader Series Promises Intelligence in Handheld and Fixed Devices

    The EXA brings mobility in a smaller form factor, while the Sampo and AR readers feature fixed reads for gates, as well as for point-of-sale, area and shelf tag reads—in some cases, at twice the speed of previous models.

  • Smart Cooler Helps Companies Sell More

    Embraco has created an Internet of Things-based platform to help customers market more drinks and food at the point of sale.

  • IoT Brings Intelligence to Hard Hats

    Companies are trialing a new Internet of Things system from GuardHat, with data-management software from HPCC Systems, to understand where their workers are located—both in real time and historically—as well as the conditions around them, in order to boost safety and efficiency.

  • RFID News Roundup

    CAEN RFID, HCE Engineering offer industrial RAIN RFID kit ••• Marine Transport International, Agility Sciences deploy blockchain system for logistics ••• Synopsys BLE system achieves Bluetooth 5 qualification ••• STMicroelectronics, MediaTek combine NFC technology, mobile platform ••• Industrial IoT solutions from FreeWave Technologies provide weather data for Mount Washington Observatory ••• Identiv, nXient expand physical security, identity management solutions.

  • Bon-Ton Boosts Shoe and Luggage Display Management With RFID

    A UHF RFID system, provided by Zebra Technologies, has enabled the retailer to reduce its non-compliance of display items at 180 stores, from 20 percent down to almost none.

  • Hospital Pilots New Bluetooth Low Energy System from GE Healthcare, Zebra Technologies

    The technology companies have launched Encompass—a BLE solution consisting of cloud-based software, fixed and mobile beacon receivers, and beacon tags for assets, personnel or patients—to boost efficiency at less than half the cost of typical RTLS solutions.

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