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RFID Tracking Fuel Trailers to Prevent Theft in Chile

Technology provider GPS Chile is offering its fleet-management solution to the oil company using Agorabee active RFID technology to link each trailer with a truck, identify the location of the truck and trailer, and gain visibility into when the vehicle leaves its expected route or stops.

Transportation Case Studies

RFID Enables Hands-Free Transit Entrance for Vancouver Disabled

Hyperlight Systems designed the solution for the TransLink SkyTrain to leverage UHF RFD tag reads that would mimic the tapping of a fare card against an automated access gate.

Transportation Features

Solutions for Retail and Transportation

Avery Dennison's tags can track totes in the supply chain and perishable items in stores; Keonn's interactive AdvanLook solution engages customers; NXP's Ucode DNA chip provides cryptographic authentication of vehicles.

Transportation Editor's Notes

The Benefits of Going Cashless

Getting rid of paper money and coins offers benefits that go well beyond consumer convenience.

Transportation Expert Views

Keep the IoT Free (Patent Battles Not Welcome)

In order for the creativity and inventive capacities of the hundreds of thousands of people developing around open-source projects or platforms to be realized, it is vital that patent non-aggression be safeguarded.

Transportation Videos

Transportation White Papers

  • NFC-enabled e-Ticketing in Public Transport: Clearing the Route to Interoperability
    Published January 2017
    The NFC Forum's Transport Special Interest Group explains how the growing global use of smartphones and other mobile devices offers an opportunity for the public transport industry to better serve customers and manage increasing demand, by ensuring that the millions of contactless readers and billions of smart cards deployed by public transport operators work seamlessly with the millions of NFC-enabled devices in the marketplace. (14 pages)
  • Cutting-edge Automatic Anti-Collision Mechanism
    Published July 2015
    Autoplant System's Daksh Arora presents a concept to eradicate the problem of rail accidents using RFID technology to monitor the precise positions of trains.
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