- RFID News Roundup
Siemens unveils new UHF RFID reader with IoT interface ••• Lowe Rental, CoreRFID offer refrigerator-monitoring solution ••• Haydale Technologies, Star RFID partner to develop graphene inks for RFID ••• BCC Research market report shows strong RFID growth ••• iDTronic intros reader-writer for Industrial IoT ••• Cocoon In The Park festival boosts revenues with RFID cashless payments ••• C3 offers new platform for rapid AI deployment.
- DLA Plans IoT Solution for Tracking Assets at Texas Facility
The agency has signed a multi-million-dollar contract with Savi to initially track the movements of 24,000 vehicles and other high-value assets at the Red River Deport, as well as wherever the vehicles are deployed around the world.
- RFID News Roundup
CDO Technologies, Brady Corp. intro RFID asset-tracking system ••• Daily RFID unveils new fixed UHF RFID reader ••• Harris Corp. creates RF amplifiers using Nano Dimension 3D printer ••• FogHorn, Dell EMC OEM Solutions partner on Industrial IoT edge computer ••• CoreRFID buys out investor Coalfields Enterprise Fund.
- RTLS Solution Offers Alternative to Traditional RFID Vehicle Tracking
Cognosos, an Atlanta-based startup, offers a 400 MHz software-defined radio system to obtain location data about a vehicle within a car lot, typically with a single gateway on a site measuring a square mile, as well as a cloud-based server.
- Metalcraft Develops Metal UHF RFID Tag
The new product combines the company's aluminum IDPlate design to withstand harsh environments with an RFID inlay that leverages the tag's own metal to boost transmission, with a range of up to 20 feet, whether on metal or non-metal surfaces.
- IoT News Roundup
STMicroelectronics intros Sigfox-certified IoT solution for industrial asset management ••• Silicon Labs offers LTE-M solution for low-power cellular IoT applications ••• Kerlink launches Japanese subsidiary to serve IoT market in Asia ••• Soracom, Unabiz unveil Sigfox Monarch development kit ••• LoRa Alliance announces new LoRaWAN protocol specs to support OTA firmware updates ••• Longview IoT, GMO GlobalSign, Intrinsic ID partner on IoT security solution ••• HARMAN International opens new headquarters in Israel.
- IoT Aids Scooter Sharing for Cities, Companies
Premier Wireless Solutions is teaming with Internet of Things sensor and connectivity company CalAmp to provide a cellular-based solution to detect where motorized scooters are located as they are operated or parked, and to enable individuals to find, pay for and unlock the scooters via an app.
- Kerlink Brings LoRaWAN Connectivity to Scotland, Japan
Network and technology providers are signed up to provide the firm's hardware, network server, software and application for IoT-based solutions to track and manage data about infrastructure and assets for greater efficiency.
- Bluetooth Sees Boost in Development With Mesh, BLE Advancements
Bluetooth World speakers and Bluetooth Special Interest Group officials have reported a surge in development and product releases involving Bluetooth Mesh and BLE for smart buildings and smart homes.
- Global Rental Company Achieves Near-100 Percent Inventory Accuracy
An RFID solution from CoreRFID has given Lowe Rental visibility into 10,000 of its refrigeration and catering assets as the rental company expands its UHF technology use around the world.
- RFID Solution Is Watertight for North Sails Facility
The global sail manufacturer and service provider tracks the location and status of around 1,000 customers' sails at one of its lofts, using UHF RFID technology from A2B Tracking; the company plans to expand the system's use to some of its other 150 lofts around the world.
- Fast-Track RFID Certification Training to Be Featured at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018
RFID4U will offer intensive, one-day RFID certification training at RFID Journal's 14th annual European conference, to be held in London on Nov. 7 (with a day of training on Nov. 6).
- Brazilian RFID Solution Tracks Airline Baggage
KeD Tecnologia, which develops radio frequency identification systems, was launched after one of its co-founders lost his luggage during a flight.
- RFID News Roundup
Tageos RFID products certified for aviation baggage tracking ••• Astrocast, Leaf Space forge agreement for ground-station IoT network ••• Avnet releases gigabit network FMC module for Internet of Things ••• Hippo Insurance offers customers Notion smart-home sensors ••• Vodafone to double size of NB-IoT network ••• Cubic Telecom launches IoT platform with connectivity-management, service-enablement capabilities ••• Taoglas intros NB-IoT antenna in multiband range ••• Siemens, A.I. company Flutura partner on Industrial IoT solutions.
- Utility Services Company Tracks Construction Tools via RFID
Pike Corp. aims to reduce the cost of tool replacement and ensure the right tools are on the right work site, thanks to an automated RFID- and GPS-based system from Silent Partner Technologies.