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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.

  • RFID Technology Tracks Conditions Under the Big Top

    One Cirque du Soleil troupe has begun using a wireless solution from Blulog to ensure that temperature and humidity levels are comfortable and healthy for aerialists wherever they perform. Blulog has also released a new, low-cost version of its NFC data loggers for a very different industry—food cold supply chains.

  • Internet of Things Technology Tracks Pets in Airports

    Unisys has released an app- and IoT-based solution that enables passengers to keep an eye on their pets before and after a flight, by viewing their location and the conditions around them, as well as watching the animals on video via wireless sensor technology.

  • Rental Company Raises Efficiency, Accuracy With RFID

    The UHF RFID system from Aucxis enables Dutch furniture rental company Alvero to manage 200,000 pieces of furniture as each is loaded for customers, and again when they return.

  • Moscow Boosts Public Vehicle Efficiency With Internet of Things Technology

    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

    Nedap intros slim mobile access-control reader ••• Fujitsu Frontech North America unveils biometric customer-authentication, RFID garment-tracking solutions ••• Tyco Retail Solutions collaborates with Google Cloud to power store solutions for digital transformation ••• Ambiq Micro releases Bluetooth 5 Low Energy microcrontrollers ••• INIT Innovation in Transportation secures HQ with STid, ABS Technology, SMARTContactless solutions ••• Atlas RFID Solutions adds bar-code scanning to mobile devices.

  • Alien Offers Sled Reader With Multi-Antenna Polarization Options, 24-Hour Battery Life

    The ALR-S350 is designed to enable companies to employ their own iOS or Android devices with a Bluetooth connection to manage read data, using the polarization of their choice.

  • Fleet-Management Company Uses IoT Network Across Borders

    DRVR's solution for tracking vehicles throughout Southeast Asia leverages Tata Communications' MOVE-IOT Connect SIM technology to provide seamless data access, no matter which cellular network is being used.

  • Beacon-Based Solution Brings Intelligence to Offices

    Tieto Corp. has seen sales and productivity increase since it installed its own MyOffice solution, using Quuppa beacon technology, to understand how work space is used, as well as automatically enable conference room use, service requests and worker location.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Zebra unveils SMB mobile device ••• Datalogic intros long-range UHF RFID portal reader ••• United Bus Technology equips DC Trails' double-deckers with RFID ticketing solutions ••• Positek RFID technology awarded patent ••• Bluetooth SIG hosts webinar on Bluetooth mesh protocol ••• ams launches NFC sensor interface for Industrial IoT ••• Canada requires breeding cattle imported from U.S. to be RFID-tagged.

  • Ocean ETA Provides Visibility to Location of Vessels and Cargo Contained Within

    Savi's new satellite- and cellular-based system for tracking goods from land to sea offers companies access to location and condition data regarding goods traveling across oceans.

  • Polish Post Completes RFID Testing at Distribution Center

    ProxiGroup's UHF RFID system may next be installed across all distribution sites, in order to make parcel shipping more efficient, as well as boost customer satisfaction.

  • Ceitec Delivers 300,000 RFID Chips for Vehicular Tagging

    The Brazilian semiconductor company has been homologated in record time and marketed to Q-Free, a Norwegian company that develops intelligent transport systems.

  • RFID News Roundup

    MEPS Real-Time announces 500th Intelliguard RFID client installation ••• Harting intros UHF RFID antenna for railway recognition ••• RFID system from Faxitron, Health Beacons Inc. granted FDA clearance for localizing breast lesions ••• Eccel Technology Raspberry Pi board enables RFID, NFC communication ••• Machfu raises $1.6 million to accelerate IIoT deployments in energy, smart water.

  • Austin Plans Beacon Deployment for Its City Center

    The Austin CityUp program will include a Bluetooth Low Energy-based system from Connecthings, a European company that aims to bring location-based intelligence to app users in North American cities.

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