- French RTLS Company Joins EU Initiative for Flexible Electronics Innovation
The SmartEE H2020 acceleration program will provide UWINLOC with nine months of research with partners and university researchers, to develop a small, recyclable RTLS tag for its UHF and UWB location-awareness solution.
- RFID News Roundup
JADAK integrates RFID communication interface into its products ••• Frost & Sullivan names Smartrac RFID Global Solutions Company of the Year ••• Harting Technology Group unveils IIoT and automation technologies ••• Infineon intros IoT cloud localization services and security solutions ••• ABI Research reports auto makers leading smart manufacturing advances ••• Startup Robolab raises funding to develop RFID-capable AI robot bartender ••• Rigado gateway uses Amazon Web Services IoT features, Bluetooth sensors.
- New Broadband Protocol Turns Routers into IoT Gateways
Greenwave Systems is offering its AXON software, using the User Services Platform (USP) protocol, to provide internet service providers with the ability to sell IoT solutions to their customers, leveraging internet routers.
- Smartrac Brings Experience Center to California
The new center and office are focused on enabling customers and partners to experiment with RFID solutions specific to their use cases, as technology use expands in retail, brand authentication and other sectors.
- Avery Dennison Provides RFID System for Food Management
The technology company is offering its Freshmarx intelligent food industry solution, to include RFID deployments with categories aimed at improving food traceability and inventory management, as well as enabling food vending machines and unmanned stores.
- Zebra's Annual Survey Sees Growth in IoT Adoption
The resulting white paper and infographic indicate that the number of Internet of Things deployments among the companies surveyed has doubled, while the majority of respondents say they are in the planning stages of IoT system adoption.
- Swedish Watchmaker Brings NFC Payments to Its Smart Watches
Kronaby's Hybrid Smartwatch incorporates technologies from Fidesmo and STMicroelectronics that enable contactless payments, with access control and other functions slated for further use cases.
- Kerlink Brings LoRaWAN Connectivity to Scotland, Japan
Network and technology providers are signed up to provide the firm's hardware, network server, software and application for IoT-based solutions to track and manage data about infrastructure and assets for greater efficiency.
- RFID Secures Printing Process in Public Spaces
ThinPrint's ezeep system allows users in co-working spaces, libraries or schools to launch a printing function from their laptop or other device, then go to any ezeep printer, tap an RFID card against a reader and prompt their personal document to be printed.
- Adidas, Stadium AB Among Leading Retailers to Present Case Studies at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018
The event, to be held in London on Nov. 7, will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, as well as demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
- Atlanta Seeks IoT Innovators for Agtech Solutions
The IoT.ATL AgTech Challenge is accepting applications from Internet of Things and agriculture technology startups for a 12-month project to address food shortages and costs in urban areas.
- Daimler to Present Keynote Address at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018
The event, to be held in London on Nov. 7 (with a day of testing on Nov. 6), will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
- Fast-Track RFID Certification Training to Be Featured at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018
RFID4U will offer intensive, one-day RFID certification training at RFID Journal's 14th annual European conference, to be held in London on Nov. 7 (with a day of training on Nov. 6).
- 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.
- 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.