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  • RFID News Roundup

    STMicroelectronics unveils IIoT connectivity ecosystem, new MCUs for smart devices; SATO America releases mobile thermal printer; Brytemap intros handheld RFID compliance tool for cannabis companies; Portable Technology Solutions' software supports Alien Technology's RFID reader; Layer3, LORIOT partner on IoT solutions for Nigeria; Senet, Digital Matter team up on LoRaWAN IoT asset-tracking solutions; Litmus Automation, Parker Hannifin sign IoT software licensing agreement.

  • Omni-ID Offers New Product Family With BLE, LoRaWAN

    The first two Sense active IoT products to be launched help users locate assets and inventory in large industrial settings—across wide areas such as an outdoor yard, an oil and gas site or a factory—while active sensor tags will be released later this year.

  • RFID Brings Visibility to Ballots for Elections Board

    By tracking ballot boxes, voting machines and other assets as they are sent to and returned from precincts, the Stark County Ohio Elections Board can ensure that ballots are accounted for during primary and general elections.

  • RFID Powers Smart Balls, Luggage Tags

    Kookaburra's Smart Balls with SportCor technology using BLE transmissions, as well as British Airways' RFID-enabled luggage tags, are leveraging a wireless transmission solution from Powercast that powers devices, eliminating the need for USB-cabled recharging or, in some cases, batteries.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Murata Electronics intros on-metal tool-tracking tag; SATO offers printer capable of encoding RFID labels; Schreiner MediPharm unveils RFID label, supply chain security solutions; STMicroelectronics rolls out system-on-chip for LoRa IoT; Bluebird debuts new IoT RFID products; NFC Forum releases new specifications.

  • RFID Tracks Oil and Gas Equipment As It Is Rented and Returned

    Redback Energy Services has reduced a one-week inventory-counting process to about an hour, thanks to a UHF RFID-based solution from A2B Tracking that employs handheld readers, a smartphone app and a software platform.

  • Proximity and Geolocation Solution Tracks Air Passenger Baggage

    Amadeus has teamed up with Sigfox to offer an IoT-based solution that tracks the locations of bags or assets inside and outside of airports to reduce the risk of loss.

  • Retailers Track Reusable Crates via the IoT

    Sensize offers a cellular-based asset-management system using Arm's connectivity and its own Internet of Things sensor and software to provide supermarkets with location data regarding crates used for home delivery in the United Kingdom, as well as companies moving goods in large plastic magnum boxes.

  • German Mail Carrier Tracks Letters via RFID, GSM Trackers

    During the past year, Postcon has expanded its passive RFID mail-tracking system, with active cellular and Wi-Fi-based Kizy trackers from Spectos to view the movements of sample letters in real time as they pass through sortation systems and hubs and are delivered to recipients.

  • Ten Million Egyptian Cars to be Tracked via RFID

    The country's Ministry of Interior is deploying an RFID solution from Go+, using technology from Kathrein Solutions in cooperation with Wireless Dynamics, to track the nation's registered vehicles as they travel highways and city roads, thereby providing traffic flow- and law-enforcement-based data.

  • IoT Tag Solution Tracks Conditions for Cold Chain

    FreshTrack, provided by CoreKinect and Kudelski Group, is being piloted by three retailer companies to track conditions around goods in the supply chain; sensor data is captured as goods are received, enabling store managers to view the conditions before they accept a shipment.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Teslonix intros overhead RFID reader system; Xerafy releases metal RFID asset-management tag; Allot report highlights IoT concerns as telecoms prepare for 5G; Objenious LoRaWAN-certified products to include Kerlink low-power IoT reference design; Senet, MeterSYS partner on smart-city solutions for public utilities; Wyld Networks, Delta-T Devices sign framework contract for connected soil sensors; Zigbee Alliance augments Green Power Program for IoT devices; Accruent, Synchronoss Technologies announce IoT partnership for dynamic environments.

  • How Fort Bragg Improved Its Asset Tracking With RFID

    RFID Journal recently hosted a webinar with Vizinex RFID and SmarTrack, the video and slides from which are now available online.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Kathrein Solutions offers RFID reader for precise goods detection; STMicroelectronics adds NFC support to iOS 13 platform; Antenna Co. ships new antennas, including IoT/BLE; FogHorn intros IoT-based AI platform; Kerlink, SenRa deploy smart-city networks in India; Nova Mobile Systems unveils LPWAN NB-IoT asset trackers.

  • RFID Company's Acquisition Combines BLE With UHF for Assisted Living, Hospitals

    Quake Global has purchased Skynet, a health-care technology company that provides Bluetooth Mesh systems, so that both active and passive location technologies can be combined to manage assets, patients and staff members for operational improvements.

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