- BLE- and Bluetooth-Based Wristband Delivers Personalized Health Information
Maxim Integrated has released its HSP 2.0 wristband system—which measures temperature levels, as well as respiratory and heart health, via IoT data—that companies can use to create solutions for individuals wanting control of their own health-care data.
- RFID News Roundup
STMicroelectronics intros low-power microcontrollers for secure IoT applications ••• Paragon ID invests in BW Bielomatik RFID tag production, extends partnership with Biolog-id for health product traceability ••• Lanner Electronics LTE-ready edge gateway for IoT networks gains PTCRB certification ••• Hazelcast announces enterprise edition of its IoT security software ••• Sierra Wireless IoT modules certified in Japan and United States ••• Avnet offers IoT readiness workshops.
- Impinj Reader Device Sales Reach 2 Million
Air transportation is one area of growth, along with retail installations, health-care systems, logistics and food—all driving the deployment of RFID reader infrastructure.
- Alibaba Cloud Brings myDevices' Internet of Things Technology to China
The IoT in a Box solution enables companies to mix and match sensors and applications for a turnkey solution that employs LoRa technology, gateways and software on a cloud-based server.
- 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.
- RFID Controls Headache Pain Treatment
ElectroCore has developed an RFID-based method to control the dispensing of vagus nerve stimulation treatment to help those with cluster headaches or migraines relieve their pain.
- New On-Metal UHF Tag Measures Just 5 Millimeters in Length
Aerospace and health-care solution providers are testing Kyocera's ceramic tags on tools to track their movement during surgical procedures or assembly processes.
- RFID Tracks Specialty Drugs Through Pharmaceutical Network
Asembia has deployed a UHF RFID-based solution to track the movement and status of specialty medications as they flow from the distribution center to pharmacies and to patients, thereby preventing the dispensing of expired products.
- RFID Tracks Bats at Tel Aviv University Cave Entrance
Researchers at The Bat Lab for Neuro-Ecology are employing UHF RFID technology from Readbee to understand the movements of bats as they enter and leave their colony.
- Health-Care, Pharmaceutical Providers Testing RFID to Track Hemophilia Medication
US Bioservices and MedImpact are piloting myCubixx technology for use with hemophilia patients to track how drugs are being stored in their homes, as well as when they are used and when they may expire.
- Awarepoint Assets Transferred to CenTrak Subsidiary
The RTLS company has signed an agreement to transfer select Awarepoint assets to CenTrak's Clinical Patents LLC, to sell Awarepoint's BLE- and ZigBee-based RTLS solutions, along with CenTrak's other technologies, including Gen2IR, ultrasound and RFID.
- IoT News Roundup
National Institute on Aging awards People Power grant for caregiver study with UC Berkeley ••• ADLINK smart gateway selected for Michelin-SoftBank tire-control system ••• STMicroelectronics unveils solutions for cellular IoT connectivity ••• Smart city, smart energy, IoT companies partner to launch uCIFI Alliance ••• GlobalSign launches platform to address IoT device security.
- RFID News Roundup
Feig Electronics intros UHF RFID reader for tracking people, assets ••• Teslonix, CISC Semiconductor partner on IoT and RFID reader and test solutions ••• Nordic Semiconductor validates LitePoint for over-the-air BLE device testing ••• Smartrac expands RFID operations ••• IntelliGuard announces contract to support Prodigy Health's onsite stocking program ••• Industrial Internet Consortium publishes 'Data Edition' of the Journal of Innovation.
- IoT Manages Nutrient-Rich Milling in Africa
The Sanku-Project Healthy Children program, which brings micronutrients to undernourished children, is using Internet of Things technology to access data regarding the nutrient mixers it plans to provide to thousands of mills around Africa.
- RFID4U Sees Growth in Field Inventory Tracking
During a recent webinar, the company described several applications in health care, oil and gas, and other industries that are using its cloud-based TagMatiks FI solution to understand where goods are located, as well as their status, and to thereby gain intelligence regarding expiration dates, how well products are selling and when operational changes are needed.