Frost Control Systems is leveraging LoRaWAN functionality from Senet in its Road Weather Information Systems to ensure wireless connectivity for temperature, moisture and other sensors deployed in cities and rural areas, to bring condition data to those who maintain roads.
STRATIS IoT is deploying its 3.0 Gateway with BLE, Z-Wave, Zigbee, Wi-Fi and Thread from a single Silicon Lab IC, as well as LoRa technology, so that users can manage data from door locks, water sensors, Wi-Fi access devices and shopping apps, with a single bridge and cloud-based software.
UC Berkeley researchers are using active RFID tags powered by the Sun to capture the social behavior of acorn woodpeckers cohabitating or fighting, and to track efforts to rebuild after wildfire destruction.
The Juuke Box, using RFID cards to select and play music, was designed to amuse the grandmother of the inventor's girlfriend, and has led to pre-orders, a second version's development and a search for investors.
Quality Hospital Solutions' SamplePod comes with PragmatIC's flexible HF integrated circuit in labels, in order to identify each sample, link it to the pod and identify its location from a hospital's surgery department to lab testing.
DoseID, comprising drug label and packaging companies, as well as healthcare and RFID technology firms, is working to create guidelines for the development and use of RFID to track medications and vaccines; Auburn University's RFID Lab will provide tag testing and specifications.
The technology firm has acquired NFC payment company Mobeewave, teamed up with BMW for keyless car access, and released a feature for developers to provide easy NFC transactions without requiring an app.
Australian senior living facility Odyssey is deploying sensor-based IoT technology to track residents and patients so it can predict, prevent and respond to injuries and health issues, as well as identify anyone with a fever attempting to enter.
Restaurants and bars are leveraging their self-serve beer walls to offer a safer beer-drinking experience, according to PourMyBeer, and sales have matched a pre-pandemic high for new companies deploying the technology.
An RFID- and barcode-based solution from Mieloo & Alexander allows German fashion retailer Bonprix to display a single garment for each style, while shoppers can request specific sizes and colors to try on or purchase, bypassing the process of searching through racks of clothes.