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  • RFID Markers, GPS Data Track Underground Lines in India

    By Claire Swedberg

    Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. is cutting in half the amount of time for each maintenance visit to its underground lines, thanks to UHF RFID readers built into handheld devices, along with GPS to link underground markers with a specific geographic location.

  • Moscow Boosts Public Vehicle Efficiency With Internet of Things Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    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.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By RFID Journal

    TrackX, DENSO partner on solutions for automotive, general manufacturing; Corvus Integration selects Identiv smart-card reader board for multi-biometric border-patrol solution; Quuppa, Nesa Solutions team up on location-based workflows for health care; Seldat Technology Services intros RFID automation system for 3PL warehouse management; Unified Office combines business communications, IoT services in single management portal; Accruent announces Meridian enhancements, including cloud-based ALIM solution.

  • Powershelf Adopts RFID With One-Penny Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The smart-shelf technology, from Compass Marketing, now features RFID readers built into the shelf labels and low-cost tags, proprietary to the system, with about a 3-foot read range.

  • Single Switch Promises Lower-Cost RFID Access Control

    By Claire Swedberg

    FEIG Electronics is selling a Wiegand switch with its RFID readers to enable companies and communities to deploy a single reader for two gates or lanes, thereby reducing the cost of RFID deployment.

  • Synergy Develops RFID, IoT Technologies During Crisis Period in Brazil

    By Edson Perin

    The Brazilian company is launching innovative and international-class radio frequency identification equipment under its Identhis brand name.

  • Q-Track Kit Provides RTLS Coverage at Low Cost

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's new kit is aimed at companies for which traditional real-time location systems are too expensive or complex, and can be installed and commissioned by a user within a matter of hours.

  • New Study Shows Strategy for Adopting Internet of Things

    By Edson Perin

    Gartner and T-Systems have concluded that companies must invest in IoT platforms based on a multi-vendor ecosystem and a variety of solutions.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Janam Technologies releases rugged smartphone with RFID, NFC capabilities ••• Quuppa launches tag module for indoor positioning ••• Cypress Semiconductor offers software suite to accelerate IoT product designs ••• CenTrak intros hybrid ultrasound-Gen2IR IoT location and sensing solution ••• Sonitor Technologies announces ultrasound-based indoor positioning platform for smartphones, mobile devices ••• Silicon Labs provides battery-operated Wi-Fi devices for Internet of Things ••• Avery Dennison RBIS to offer panel discussion on brand protection, connected products.

  • Finalists Unveiled for 12th Annual RFID Journal Awards

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal has announced the finalists for its 2018 awards. The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held in Orlando, Fla., on Apr. 10-12.

  • Active RFID Goes Overhead With Drone-based Reader

    By Claire Swedberg

    Bechtel is piloting Atlas RFID's new reader payload for drones to capture tag reads in large spaces, in remote locations and at high elevations.

  • Proposed GS1 Specification Would Link Bar-Code, QR-Code, NFC and RFID Data

    By Claire Swedberg

    The organization's working group is planning a summer release of its new spec, while EVRYTHNG, a software company co-chairing the group, is selling its own platform to manage data about a product in a single location, whether accessed via NFC, RFID or bar-code technology.

  • Checkpoint RFID-Enables Its Security Solution to Protect Electronics, High-Value Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Spider Wrap emits alerts when tampered with or when installed at EAS gates, and now comes in an RFID version with a UHF tag to prompt RFID-based alerts when read at a doorway.

  • Honduras, Philippines Deploying RFID-enabled License Plate System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Cayman Islands is already using Tonnjes' IDePlate and IDeStix technology to link vehicles and plates, locate vehicles of interest, and confirm the identities of vehicles on public roads.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    B.O.S. Better Online Solutions' RFID and Mobile Division receives order for retail self-scanning project ••• Comprion launches NFC testing and troubleshooting system ••• Scania evaluates H&D Wireless RTLS solution for indoor positioning ••• SML sponsors Auburn University RFID Center, joins Board of Advisors ••• MetraLabs, Qopius collaborate on retail vision robot ••• Frost & Sullivan report cites high-revenue RF test and measurement areas.

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