- Retailers Enhancing Customer Experience With IoT
According to a study conducted by Zebra Technologies Brazil, 70 percent of retailers plan to invest in Internet of Things technologies to provide consumers with new levels of customization, speed and convenience.
- RFID Brings Temperature Visibility to Pizza Chain
Domino's franchise Mar Pizza is deploying a ZigBee-based IoT system from Unified Office to gain real-time and historic temperature data, as well as other sensor information, at its restaurants across three states.
- Beacons Come to Market in Brazil
Bluetooth Low Energy technology, developed by Taggen in partnership with CPqD, is providing national support for the Internet of Things throughout the nation.
- Brazilian Students Create Intelligent Canine Feeder
Sesi de Cianorte's students have developed an RFID-enabled device that identifies each pet and provides food in the proper measure.
- RFID News Roundup
Datamars releases UHF RFID transponder for industrial laundry ••• STMicroelectronics issues NFC reader, kit for contactless applications ••• Elatec proximity reader combines RFID, NFC and Bluetooth functionalities ••• GAO RFID produces smart cabinet checkout system ••• NXP, Canonical to demo IoT gateways at Embedded World ••• CEL unveils article for IOT design engineers.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2017 to Feature IOT Pavilion, AIM Pavilion and International China Pavilion
The conference and exhibition will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
- IoT Agricultural Specialist Helps Australian Nursery Become More Profitable
Cameron's Nursery personnel report improved error detection and crop yields thanks to a solution from Agnov8 that uses Libelium's wireless sensors.
- RFID News Roundup
Alien Technology offers new passive UHF RFID readers ••• Metalcraft intros tiny tag with long read range ••• AsReader device turns smartphones into RFID reader-writers ••• Smartrac releases new RFID and IoT solutions for retail ••• New RFID label from Checkpoint Systems boosts merchandise visibility ••• Swatch Group creates mini Bluetooth chip for Internet of Things ••• STMicroelectronics unveils new NFC RFID tag ICs for long-range contactless communication.
- New Study Examines Mass Adoption of IoT Technology
The report, based on interviews with 3,100 IT and business decision makers, explores the reasons why (and, in some cases, why not) the Internet of Things is being adopted by a range of businesses and organizations.
- Zebra Technologies Research Says Most Retailers Globally Indicate IoT Plans, Including RFID
The company's "Retail Vision Study" finds that in four years, the majority of the 1,700 companies surveyed expect to be using RFID and other technologies to boost inventory accuracy and enhance customer service.
- Gooee, Lumicenter Lighting Bring IoT Platform to Brazil
The two companies are partnering on an intelligent lightning solution powered by the Internet of Things.
- RFID-enabled Fuel-Monitoring System Connects to the Internet of Things
Customers in multiple countries report improved fuel accountability after adopting the solution.
- City Launches IoT Lab for Technology Innovation
IoT Lab-Fishers has signed on 50 members so far, with an opening date slated for this summer to begin Internet of Things-based research and development to serve manufacturing, farming and logistics.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra Technologies unveils mobile handheld devices for clinical mobility workflow, patient care ••• STMicroelectronics offers NFC technology for secure contactless payments, IoT ••• Brady, Vizinex RFID partner on aerospace tags ••• AiRISTA Flow, Conexus provide RTLS solutions to military hospitals ••• Shenzhen Chuangxinjia intros new RFID label for multiple applications ••• iSEEK Corp. announces compact shape code for embedded identification apps ••• Juniper Systems integrates UHF RFID with Mesa 2 rugged tablet.
- Brazilians Bet on IoT at Work
In five years, 81 percent of the nation's professionals believe they will be using technologies related to the Internet of Things, while 47 percent say their work environments are not yet smart enough.