Several racecar drivers and teams are employing and sponsoring a solution from Surgere to track the performance of tires or other components by monitoring how often each part passes RFID readers.
Companies are piloting or deploying the technology to recognize hand motions and convert them into instructions, such as adjusting temperature or volume levels, turning a page on a screen or selecting a beverage from a vending machine.
Cal Cargo Airlines has deployed a solution from Descartes that provides data about the locations and conditions of palletized or containerized cargo moving through a worldwide network of BLE gateways.
The 20th annual conference and exhibition will feature a special pavilion in the exhibit hall with leading members of AIM North America.
SICK is among the first companies to offer a solution leveraging the UWB backchannel feature in Sewio's Studio 2.6 platform, allowing users to communicate with a tag and prompt it to light up so that it can be easily spotted.
Avery Dennison unveils dual-frequency RFID inlays for retail, healthcare; Kathrein Solutions intros RFID test and demo kit; Zebra offers mobile computing solution for front-line workers; NFC Forum launches wireless charging certification program; Semtech, CITiLIGHT collaborate on smart street lighting, LoRaWAN; Litmus, Google Cloud develop AI manufacturing platform.
At next week's conference in Las Vegas, Wiliot will help technologists and businesspeople put their hands on BLE sensor technology so they can start building systems to solve problems.
Walletmor has developed a Near Field Communication tag that can be embedded in a user's hand to enable credit card payments; the long-term plan is to release a similar solution for a full digital wallet, with an embedded NFC tag for multiple payment sources, access control and medical records.
Energous is selling its kit with Atmosic's BLE system-on-chip, enabling users to build solutions that leverage wireless charging at up to a 13-meter distance for IoT solutions ranging from factory condition monitoring to in-store electronic shelf labeling.
NXP's NTAG 22x DNA family of NFC tag ICs leverage conductive and capacitive sensing to detect when a product has been opened, while providing moisture, pressure or fill-level sensing.