A solution fom Locix, employing high-bandwidth Wi-Fi technology, is in use by a Japanese facility owned by Prologis to help meet e-commerce demands as one of the applications the company sees being launched to meet post-COVID-19 challenges.
Technology company Engineering has developed a sensor that warns of unsafe distances between workers in order to prevent coronavirus contagion.
This week, RFID Journal continued its series of webinars highlighting the Best New Product finalists of 2020.
Arrow Electronics, Panasonic Industry, STMicroelectronics offer IoT modules; NFC Forum adopts bi-directional communication between smartphones, IoT devices; ProGlove provides social-distancing sensors for factory floor; Laird Connectivity unveils wireless IoT gateways; Nedap intros BLE-NFC vehicle gate access solution.
The SafeZone system is a modified version of its proximity-detection solution that will allow companies to provide workers with wristbands so they can adjust their behavior based on alerts if their close proximity to others poses a health risk.
SML Group's survey of 20 companies finds that the greatest concern as quarantines lift will be gaining visibility into idled stock, so the RFID technology company is offering a solution including tags, leased handheld readers and cloud-based inventory management.
A wireless energy-harvesting solution offered by Everactive continuously streams and analyzes rotating machine data to increase uptime, equipment effectiveness and energy efficiency.
An IoT system being piloted by an Inner Mongolian open pit mine includes Beijing TAGE's Idriver solution, using software from Wind River, to manage sensor data, direct vehicles and forward information wirelessly to mine management.
Yesterday's RFID Journal webinar explained which technologies can be deployed in the workplace to help companies deal with the changes impacting their business as a result of COVID-19.
Zebra has released its MotionWorks Warehouse solution, which has been piloted for the past year to track when goods are received and reloaded in micro-fulfillment models, thereby making warehouse operations more efficient and reducing the risk of errors.