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.
A solution from Creating Revolutions includes NFC-enabled wristbands for hotel room housekeepers, as well as NFC tags, cloud-based software and AI, to confirm that linens are laundered, surfaces are wiped, filters are changed and housekeepers are healthy—and to share that data with guests.
Synergy Med Global Design Solutions is selling a 40-foot mobile unit equipped with active and passive RFID, as well as GPS, to track the location of the pod, as well as assets, supplies and individuals within it.
4e Antenna's Finnish production site will be able to produce a billion paper antennas for RFID tag companies, using a laser-cutting method and pure aluminum, thus eliminating chemical etching processes and waste, while the antenna makes tags recyclable.
Marcel Sacco, the general director of Hershey Brasil, outlines his company's vision regarding smart packaging trends.
Cargocast's end-to-end solution is designed to operate seamlessly with a shipping company's existing system, with the aim of making technology deployment faster and more affordable.
Life Link III knows the location of equipment on its rescue and medical flight helicopters, and at multiple storage sites, thanks to an IoT-based solution from Operative IQ that reduces the time workers spend manually counting inventory.
Baumle Fairs Organization's director explains how RFID, digital printing and QR codes can be used to reduce health risks at conventions.
A report from VDC Research has found that manufacturing and retail losses will bring a decline for AIDC companies during the pandemic, but agility and visibility offerings are likely to cause growth in the long term.