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  • RFID Ensures a Proper Seal for Health-Care Packaging

    By Claire Swedberg

    Nelipak has released the latest version of its medical packaging sealing equipment, which employs RFID technology to ensure that the correct components are used.

  • IoT News Roundup

    By RFID Journal

    AT&T, Honeywell team up on connected aircraft and freight solutions ••• Vodafone offers Irish businesses access to its global IoT network ••• AT&T, Aira announce IoT system for those with blindness, vision impairment ••• Samsung demos IoT asset-management solutions for smart factories ••• Wireless Broadband Alliance establishes requirements for IoT roaming ••• NetComm Wireless announces IoT partnership with Ericsson.

  • Startup Targets IoT Hackers With New Platform

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution, provided by Minim, will enable Internet service providers and home owners to access information about the activities of each IoT device, via firmware downloaded onto a router and a cloud-based server that manages data and shares it with authorized users.

  • RFID Tracks Luxury Bed Use at Hotels

    By Claire Swedberg

    Elite Beds is using AgoraBee RFID-based technology to capture and access sensor data regarding how often leased beds are used, as well as how much pressure hotel guests put on the mattresses, thereby helping its staff to manage maintenance, turning and cleaning services.

  • Congonhas Airport Modernizes Security and Operations

    By Edson Perin

    The facility is using RFID and RTLS technologies to control ramp access and improve asset and staff monitoring, at lower costs.

  • Hotels, Office Buildings Among Companies Piloting Technology Once Aimed at Health Care

    By Claire Swedberg

    CenTrak has expanded its RTLS and BLE solutions to companies beyond its traditional health-care market, as its partners from hospitality to retail are asking to employ the BLE and other functionalities built into its systems.

  • Brazilian Sugar and Ethanol Company Uses RFID in Agribusiness

    By Edson Perin

    Technology developed by CPqD allows Usina São Martinho to reap the fruits of processes steeped in the Internet of Things.

  • New Wi-Fi Access Points Come With BLE

    By Claire Swedberg

    A partnership between Ruckus Wireless and Kontakt.io has resulted in BLE functionality being built into Ruckus' Wi-Fi nodes; the system is being trialed by companies to provide location-based data in hospitals, schools and other public places.

  • Startup Offers Low-Cost RFID System That Can Be Self-Installed

    By Claire Swedberg

    The boxed solution, from RFRain, comes with low-cost readers and antennas, networked to a gateway running filtering and management firmware that can then forward data to a cloud-based server, all within a few hours after the box is opened.

  • Spotify Playlists Link to NFC Jukebox

    By Claire Swedberg

    Jooki, a speaker system designed for small children, is now enabled to stream playlists from a user's Spotify Premium account; each playlist is linked to the Jooki "star" figurine or token, with a built-in tag transmitting to a reader in the speaker.

  • Zebra Printers Enable Intelligent Badge Printing With HF, LF Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    With the company's ZC300 and ZC350 printers, businesses will be able to print badges, either in batches or on demand, that will allow them to identify mustering individuals during emergencies, count students and faculty attendance at schools, or better manage exhibits at trade shows based on attendee traffic.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    TrackX Holdings, Impinj partner on enterprise asset-management solutions ••• Zigbee Alliance selected for smart-meter rollout to every home in Great Britain ••• Waltonchain chooses Silictec RFID chips for IoT ••• Dell Technologies, Microsoft collaborate on IoT solutions ••• SML RFID to showcase its tags, software for retail ••• KeyMe wins multi-year agreement with Albertsons for RFID keys.

  • Robot Employs RFID to Manage Warehouse Inventory

    By Claire Swedberg

    Fetch Robotics has built Sick RFID technology into its TagSurveyor robot, with which logistics providers and retailers can gain data about tagged inventory without requiring handheld or fixed readers.

  • RFID Badges Printed With Color Photos

    By Claire Swedberg

    Primera has launched a new printer that encodes EPC UHF RFID tags in disposable badges or ID cards, while printing color logos, text and a photo of an individual on the front, for use by visitors or trade show guests.

  • BNDES Publishes National IoT Action Plan Study

    By Edson Perin

    The Brazilian authorities are presenting the Internet of Things as an opportunity for the country to move up to 10 percent of the nation's GDP, which is currently $2 trillion.

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