- RFID News Roundup
Auburn University RFID Lab announces retail supply chain project ••• A2B Tracking launches mobile RFID asset-tracking app ••• Atos intros IoT edge-computing server ••• Longview IoT unveils new IoT protocol, extends its secure IoT solutions ••• Zscaler releases report on IoT traffic and threats ••• Event Genius services four cashless events simultaneously via RFID.
- HP Integrating RFID and Smart Packaging
At the Apas 2019 Congress event, HP's Kami Saidi spoke about the integration of smart packaging with radio frequency identification, as well as the benefits for buyers of the company's products.
- Coursework Prepares Professionals for RFID and the Internet of Things
The market offers both free and paid options for varied audiences and diverse needs.
- Eldorado Research Institute Project Saves Lives via RFID
An RFID system to ensure the correct usage of security equipment in the electrical sector won the Best Poster award at this year's IEEE conference, which was co-located with RFID Journal LIVE! 2019.
- New RFID Shield Installs Like Wallpaper
Retailers can apply Avery Dennison's ShieldSense RFID Blocking Material to walls, barriers or other surfaces where stray RFID reads could occur, simply by peeling off the back and rolling it out.
- IoT-Based Drone Seeks Treasure for History Channel
PrecisionHawk brought a LIDAR-based drone with wireless connectivity to map out the terrain in the Philippine jungles, in order to search for the hiding places that Japanese soldiers might have used for the treasure they captured while occupying the island during World War II.
- UHF Reading Drone Tracks Vehicles, Assets
FEIG Electronics has teamed up with Tiger Labs and Congruex to develop a drone that can capture passive UHF RFID tag reads from a height of 25 feet, then forward that data, along with GPS-based location information, via Wi-Fi, LoRa or Zigbee.
- Axzon Adds New Features to Sensing RFID Tag
The company's Xerxes tags come in two forms: a passive version, available now, that can accommodate four sensor modalities and comes with encryption for secure blockchain applications, and a battery-powered datalogger.
- RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 13th Annual Awards
Grupo Boticário, BAE Systems, Adventist Health-White Memorial Medical Center and HP are among this year's winners, which were announced last week at the 17th annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference, held in Phoenix, Ariz.
- HyWEAR Puts RFID, Bar-Code Reading in Users' Hands
The compact, fingerless glove device from Feig Electronics can read tags and scan bar codes without requiring users to carry a handheld reader to capture the IDs of parcels, baggage or other tagged items.
- New RFID Readers Share Power, Easing Installation Complexity
SensThys is releasing five new reader devices designed to be networked together, with up to 90 watts of Power-over-Ethernet, that can be used to cover up to 100 read points with a single gateway and a PoE connection.
- Tire and Agricultural Industries Test Embedded RFID Solution
Industrial companies are conducting qualification testing of Primo1D's passive UHF E-Thread technology, with integrated RFID-enabled threads, including electric cables, ropes, bale twine and tires.
- New IC Design Promises to Enable Trillions of RFID Tags
Impinj calls its new integrated circuit process its most significant innovation since the release of its Monza chip in 2005; the new IC will enable a smaller, faster and more effective series of RFID chips that could fuel major advancement in the UHF RAIN RFID industry.
- RFID Tracks Antenna Health for Radio Networks
Comba Telecom's CriticalPoint Antenna Monitoring System leverages RFID to ensure antennas can provide voice communications for public-safety systems used by first-responders.
- HP Brazil Integrates RFID With Smart Packaging
The technologies work in parallel and in a complementary manner, lowering costs and increasing efficiency in controlling the value chain of products.