- Buildings 'Talk' to Tourists in Portugal and Italy via BLE Technology
The SMIITY app, from Mobinteg, enables villages and cities to provide tourists with content regarding historical structures, businesses and events in their community, based on an app user's location.
- Beacons Give Treats to Voodoo Festival Attendees, On and Off Site
During the Halloween weekend, the New Orleans event used Gimbal Bluetooth beacons, an Eventbase app and TouchTunes jukeboxes to deliver information and promotional offers to individuals at the festival and across the city.
- RFID News Roundup
Beta Layout receives UL certificate of compliance for embedding RFID in PCBs ••• Feig announces availability of cVEND contactless-payment systems ••• Balluff upgrades BIS V industrial RFID system ••• researchers create 3D-printed smart milk cap ••• Embarcadero unveils BeaconFence zone-management software for developers.
- Upcoming Trial to Combine Ebola Care With Wireless Vitals Monitoring
Scripps Translational Science Institute plans to evaluate the use of wireless vital sign trackers and analytics software to predict declining health more quickly than by using conventional methods.