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Innovation News

This section includes articles about cutting-edge research, new products that could impact RFID systems and about creative uses of RFID technology.

Moscow Boosts Public Vehicle Efficiency With Internet of Things Technology

The Department of Information Technologies' IoT system is tracking the locations and status of 22,000 vehicles throughout the Russian city, to automate dispatching and thereby reduce fuel overconsumption; next, it plans to examine the possibility of tracking vehicle driver activity via wristbands or brain-wave sensors.

Innovation Case Studies

Understanding Beer Drinkers, One RFID-Enabled Pour at a Time

Pacific PourHouse is among the most recent companies to launch an RFID-based self-serve beer wall that not only has put beer pouring in the hands of customers, but also feeds intelligence about drinking habits to management, helping them stock the most popular beverages.

Innovation Features

Atonomi Offers Security Protocol for Blockchain Data Sharing

RFID and IoT data could be shared across a network with the Atonomi solution like a marketplace, to ensure secure and immutable data with blockchain.

Innovation Editor's Notes

RFID as a Strategic Tool

The technology can do a lot more than tell you where your parts containers are located, yet most companies are not taking full advantage of it.

Innovation Expert Views

Beacon Technology Market Set to Surpass $25 Billion by 2024

According to new research from Global Market Insights, retailers are leveraging modern technologies to offer a personalized, digital and rich content-driven shopping experience to the customers at their stores.

Innovation Best Practices

Pet Peeves

CDO Technologies' Robert Zielinski discusses the missteps some end users make when deploying RFID, and offers advice for how to avoid such errors.

Innovation How To Articles

Designing Custom HF Antennas for RFID Applications

How to build and tune high-frequency antennas that can operate at 13.56 MHz.

Innovation Videos

Innovation White Papers

  • IoT-Enabled Platform for Planning and Designing of Smart Cities Infrastructure
    Published October 2017
    The Internet of Things uses analytics to predict and control the future, and comprises sensors, actuators, communications, connectivity, data analytics, security domains and smart applications that can be delivered to Web and mobile interfaces. Dr. A.N. Sarkar discusses the scope and opportunities of IoT-enabled platforms for the purpose of using this as a planning tool, and for the designing and building of basic infrastructure for smart cities. (36 pages)
  • The Impact of the IoT Demystified
    Published July 2017
    The Internet of Things is a modern-day buzzword expected to have a profound impact on society. But what is it, exactly? How will it be used and what impact will it have? Will it be helpful? Who will be the winners—and the losers? In this white paper, Qorvo's Cees Links provides an overview of what the IoT stands for and how it can have a strong impact on society. (8 pages)
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