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  • RFID News Roundup

    iDTRONIC intros tablet with optional RFID and bar-code reader ••• Afero offers IoT platform Web service for device management ••• Telensa, FarSite partner on wireless bin sensing for smart cities ••• Entrust Datacard, ADLINK team up to improve IIoT security ••• Bosch Sensortec unveils low-power accelerometer for IoT, wearables ••• Itron supports Wi-SUN Alliance FAN Certification Program for outdoor IIoT networks.

  • Barcoding Inc. Aims for RFID Growth With Acquisition of Danforth Systems

    The purchase of the Houston technology company provides Barcoding with access to Texas-based customers, particularly in oil and gas.

  • Utility Services Company Tracks Construction Tools via RFID

    Pike Corp. aims to reduce the cost of tool replacement and ensure the right tools are on the right work site, thanks to an automated RFID- and GPS-based system from Silent Partner Technologies.

  • Steam Trap Sensor Provides Active RFID Without Battery

    PsiKick's new self-powering sensors harvest energy from steam, vibration or ambient lighting to capture sensor data, then transmit that information to a cloud-based server for real-time and historical analytics regarding the operation of equipment.

  • RFID News Roundup

    iDTRONIC intros new desktop RFID reader ••• Alien Technology to join panel on logistics labeling and tracking technologies ••• New Boundary Technologies, IJACK Technologies partner on remote monitoring system for oil and gas producers ••• Soracom leads multi-million-dollar investment round in Sigfox provider Unabiz ••• Industrial Internet Consortium publishes white paper on industrial networking for IIoT system designers ••• Qorvo, Leedarson launch multi-standard smart-lighting solutions for IoT.

  • Drone RFID Read Rate Hovers Near 100 Percent in Oil Fields

    Researchers at Cal Poly, using RFID technology from technology company Process Expert, confirmed in three pipe-tracking applications that passive RFID tags could be read at near-perfect rates while in flight around 12 feet above those pipes.

  • Fracking Companies Track Iron via RFID-enabled App

    Weir has already been applying RFID to its fracking equipment for servicing, but now it provides an app, along with hardware, to enable its oil and gas company customers to digitally track inventory and manage certificates linked to each asset.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Weir Oil & Gas intros RFID fleet-maintenance system, mobile app ••• SmartMetric, Grupo Datco sign dealership agreement for RFID security cards ••• Global Market Insights says IoT health-care market will surpass $10 billion by 2024 ••• Future Market Insights predicts RFID printer market will expand in coming years ••• IBM, Cisco collaborate on intelligent IoT platform ••• STMicroelectronics, Jorjin offer Sigfox IoT modules with dual RF connectivity ••• Penske Corp., Hitachi partner to improve vehicle performance via IoT.

  • Petrochemical Company Launches Refinery of the Future With IoT

    Texmark Chemicals is using technology from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Aruba to automatically collect real-time data regarding the function of critical pumps on the plant floor, with long-term goals of managing assets, as well as employee safety and access, via video and other wireless technologies.

  • IoT Enables Renewable Power Management for Irish Energy Company

    Solo Energy is deploying a network of batteries for energy storage and distribution based on power generation and price changes, using IoT technology provided by Asavie.

  • RFID Tracks Fuel Trailers to Prevent Theft in Chile

    Technology provider GPS Chile is offering its fleet-management solution to an oil company using Agorabee active RFID technology to link each trailer with a truck, identify the location of the truck and trailer, and gain visibility into when the vehicle leaves its expected route or stops.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Xerafy issues end of life notification for Bric and Pico Wedge RFID tags, joins 2018 Accelerating Entrepreneurs Program ••• Tönnjes E.A.S.T. to present electronic vehicle identification products in Amsterdam ••• Jadak unveils fixed-mount bar-code reader ••• Wellaware partners with Amazon Web Services on oil and gas IIoT platform, and with Checkpoint Pumps & Systems on IoT pump-monitoring system ••• Senseon Secure Access to demo RFID locking system for retailers.

  • RFID Markers, GPS Data Track Underground Lines in India

    Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. is cutting in half the amount of time for each maintenance visit to its underground lines, thanks to UHF RFID readers built into handheld devices, along with GPS to link underground markers with a specific geographic location.

  • Q-Track Kit Provides RTLS Coverage at Low Cost

    The company's new kit is aimed at companies for which traditional real-time location systems are too expensive or complex, and can be installed and commissioned by a user within a matter of hours.

  • Hybrid RFID Tag Links Worker Safety to Access Control

    Extronics' new safety badge, which combines active Wi-Fi RFID and passive HF RFID technologies, will allow oil and gas workers at a Southeast Asia refinery to gain site access, as well as have their location tracked, without requiring them to carry multiple devices.

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