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  • EVRYTHNG, Avery Dennison RBIS Join Consumer QR Code Data With EPC RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Active Digital Identities solution enables brands and retailers to create a GS1-standard label that they can use via RFID, and that consumers can access with their QR-code-scanning smartphones.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Zebra Technologies intros two industrial RFID printers ••• Thyngs, Cellotape Smart Products partner on NFC-enabled marketing ••• Mist announces channel program for wireless managed service providers ••• Tottenham Hotspur Football Club teams up with HP Enterprise on new stadium using IoT technology ••• Silicon Labs unveils software, hardware supporting new Bluetooth mesh specification ••• SURE Universal offers software-defined IoT platform based on OCF standard ••• Rockwell Collins selects Brady for corporate RFID program.

  • Bluetooth SIG Specification Enables BLE Mesh Networks

    By Claire Swedberg

    With the newly released spec, companies can build networks in which Bluetooth Low Energy nodes communicate with each other, as well as with hundreds or thousands of BLE-enabled devices and smartphones that move around a facility.

  • European Hotels Deploying RFID-enabled App for Linen Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Acuity Connect app, used with handheld RFID readers, enables hotels or other linen-using companies to leverage the tags on their towels, bedding or uniforms to track inventory at their facilities.

  • New UHF RFID Tag Can Be Read On and Around Metal

    By Claire Swedberg

    Securitag Assembly Group's Overmolded Uni Metal Tag is designed to bring on-metal reading to users that had been unable to make RFID technology work in the past.

  • Bauarte Invests in Visibility, Customer Experience

    By Edson Perin

    For receipt, sale and transfer, all merchandise at the Brazilian company has been tagged with RFID, providing control and traceability of inventory counts.

  • RFID Journal to Hold RFID in Retail and Apparel Event in New York City

    By RFID Journal

    The one-day conference, being held on Sept. 26, 2017, is designed to help retailers and brand owners learn how they can benefit from deploying RFID.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Nordson EFD intros dispensing paste for RFID bonding applications ••• Q-Track launches forklift collision avoidance system ••• RURO announces update to Limfinity framework ••• NEPS enters legal cannabis labeling market with RFID system ••• HID Global acquires Arjo Systems to expand its government ID business ••• DENSO releases pocket-size RFID-based scanner ••• NXP Semiconductors, Widex unveil BLE audio-streaming hearing aids.

  • Wisconsin Cranberry Farm Protects Crops With IoT System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Monnit wireless temperature and humidity sensor solution enables Hilltop Cranberry to receive alerts if temperatures dip too low, thereby ensuring the farm takes action to protect its crops from frost damage.

  • Boeing Deploys RFID In-House for Assembly Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company is using Fujitsu's new RFID Integrated Label to track up to 7,000 different components built into aircraft at four Boeing factory sites.

  • Scottish Mackerel Factories, Norwegian Researchers Track Fish Health via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The LF system, provided by RFID Solutions, is enabling researchers in Norway and factories on both coasts of the North Sea to track populations of mackerel being caught.

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

    By Claire Swedberg

    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.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Zonar app increases bus rider safety with real-time data ••• Chicagoland car wash issues seven millionth FastPass tag from DRB Systems ••• Checkpoint Systems offers RF label protection for eyewear, other hard-to-tag merchandise ••• iDTRONIC intros new RFID-enabled door locks ••• Elatec expands development board for RFID modules ••• Smartrac launches RFID-enabled cable ties ••• BLE chip from STMicroelectronics accelerates spread of connected smart things.

  • Impinj Aims for Smaller, Custom RFID Installations With Latest Reader

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Speedway R120 RAIN RFID reader has only one port and is geared toward companies in the retail, health-care and logistics sectors, in which a single fixed reader installation is all that's needed.

  • Brazilian Government's IoT Study Releases First Results

    By Edson Perin

    A recent report, titled "Internet of Things: An Action Plan for Brazil," cites five lessons from the project.

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