- RFID News Roundup
ImageFIRST uses UHF RFID to manage client's linen inventory ••• SuperCom secures contract to deploy electronic monitoring suite in Idaho ••• Positive Proximity expands RFID, wearable beacon offerings ••• NetObjex demos IoT smart parking solution with cryptocurrency payment ••• Kerlink helps Proximus expand, densify LoRaWAN IoT network in Belgium.
- D-Link, Afero Sign Partnership to Offer IoT Security in Brazil
The agreement aims to extend security for automation products connected to D-Link's platform developed for corporate and domestic use.
- Beacon-Based Solution Brings Intelligence to Offices
Tieto Corp. has seen sales and productivity increase since it installed its own MyOffice solution, using Quuppa beacon technology, to understand how work space is used, as well as automatically enable conference room use, service requests and worker location.
- CPqD to Integrate Dojot Platform into Brazil's Public Network
An agreement with WND, involving connectivity with Sigfox technology, aims to accelerate the development of Internet of Things solutions in that country.
- CPqD Creates Open-Source IoT Platform
Thanks to an investment from FUNTTEL, the dojot platform was created with the goal of generating solutions for smart cities in Brazil.
- Facens Improves Its Smart Campus via RFID, Internet of Things
The university is training leaders to solve problems in a collaborative way, and to generate products and services of added value to society.
- Researchers Seek Challenging Sites for Multibeam Antenna Pilot
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits has developed an antenna with four elements and nine different beams fed to those elements that can detect the precise location and direction of tags in challenging environments.
- Passive RFID Tracks Changes in Structural Micro-Cracks
Dai Nippon Printing has developed a passive adhesive sheet with a built-in Identiv UHF RFID tag, to detect when a crack to which a sheet is affixed widens, and to transmit that event when interrogated.
- RFID News Roundup
Balluff unveils new long-range RFID reader ••• Identiv, Dai Nippon Printing partner on UHF RFID tags for monitoring bridge cracks ••• Tönnjes RFID system identifies automobiles in Kenya ••• Telink Semiconductor releases updated BLE chip SDK for Apple HomeKit ••• Haldor RFID products count and track sponges, surgical instruments ••• Harting showcases Industry 4.0 solutions incorporating RFID.
- Companies Trying Sigfox Spot'It Tags for Low-Cost Tracking
The tags are designed to provide location data on Sigfox's cloud-based server without requiring an installation of readers or access points, or handheld devices to capture the data.
- 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.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2017 to Feature Eight Preconference Seminars
This year's topics will include content for the energy and retail sectors and for IT professionals, as well as how to track medical devices, and warehouse and inventory management.
- 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.
- Cisco Sees RFID Maturity at the IoT's Core
The company's Brazilian branch sees identification via RFID tags being increasingly integrated with the Internet of Things.
- HitchHike Tag Bums a Ride from Wi-Fi Access Points
A system being developed by Stanford University researchers could enable a low-cost Wi-Fi tag to receive transmissions from access points, and to use the energy of those transmissions to send its own unique signal to a laptop or mobile device.