RFID Journal recently held its 20th annual conference and exhibition. Presentations and recordings are now available from the event's keynotes and general sessions, along with several of the conference tracks.
Istanbul's Borusan Port expects to reduce fuel consumption by 2.5 percent, as well as decrease labor costs and ensure worker safety, with a UWB- and cellular-based system that monitors workers and vehicles.
Disrupt-X has introduced a low-cost, IoT-enabled smart parking reservation system that provides access to specific parking spaces, based on a WhatsApp invitation or a BLE connection to a phone.
Michigan State University's Axia Institute has been building membership in the technology and healthcare industries as it tests RFID, identifies use cases, develops best practices and supports an interoperable system to share product data.
Swinburne University, Optus Enterprise Mobility and Brimbank City Council will track conditions around collection vehicles throughout Victoria, Australia, and identify issues to address, including broken signs, damaged shelters and trash.
While proximity cards may dominate the access-control landscape, a shift is afoot with the evolution to smartphone-based credentialing via Bluetooth-enabled readers offering enhanced convenience and secure encryption.
The company, working with Murata Manufacturing and Hana Microelectronics, has created a UHF RFID pod designed to be low-cost, small, ruggedized and long-lasting, and to be traceable from manufacture to disposal or recycling.
Etam is delivering services to its customers that include omnichannel sales and its Try@Home app, leveraging an RFID solution from Avery Dennison Smartrac to bring visibility to the supply chain as garments are ordered, shipped or returned.
Amcor is working with U.K. flexible IC company PragmatIC, which offers both Near Field Communication and RFID tags that could be built directly into the packaging of consumable products.
Avery Dennison Identification Solutions indicates a new grocery trends study reflects how much the food industry can benefit from technology, including RFID tracking of supply chains and in-store inventory.