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.
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.