- RFID News Roundup
Avery Dennison releases white paper on RFID isolating material performance; Syngenta orders 10,000 tags from CoreRFID; Blulog supports hospitals in battling COVID-19; Swittons, drug companies partner to combat coronavirus spread; Rohde & Schwarz, CommSolid By Goodix support wake-up signal test to improve power efficiency in NB-IoT devices; GlobalPlatform publishes new spec for Secure Element integration into IoT devices; SiFive intros trace-and-debug portfolio for IoT; Worldsensing, IDS GeoRadar launch IoT mining-monitoring system.
- NFC May Bring Efficiency, Accountability to Laboratories
Test and research labs are tracking the chemicals and other samples used for their scientific work, by tagging products with open-detection labels and capturing data about the use and storage of each item via a solution from MilliporeSigma.
- RFID Tracks Cannabis from Cultivation to Distribution
Green Growth Brands has deployed a UHF RFID system from Yobi to automatically track plants through cultivation and harvesting, thereby reducing labor and human errors, with a dispensary solution planned next.
- Smart Hangers With NFC Help Shoppers Find Their Fit
The BlueGriot NFC hanger, on display at Galeries Lafayette, provides shoppers with an automated way to locate the right size of a garment and request it in a fitting room.
- RFID News Roundup
Avery Dennison acquires Smartrac RFID business, intros RFID blocking material; Confidex unveils RFID labels for high-volume logistics; Semtech creates LoRaWAN IoT network with Helium, offers new LoRa IoT solutions; Zebra Technologies partners with Portable Technology Solutions; Insight SiP releases RF module combining UWB, BLE.
- Polk County Fire Rescue Saves $40,000 Monthly via RFID
The Florida agency is eliminating its station storage for medicines with an RFID system that tracks its inventory of narcotic and non-narcotic drugs on each rescue vehicle in real time.
- Confidex Drives Tire Tracking With Small RFID Tag
The company's TireTag is 67 percent smaller than standard RFID tags and offers a read range of up to 3 meters, enabling businesses to more easily build RFID into each tire in order to track its operation.
- Small RFID Reader Enables Store Interaction
Infinite Peripherals' MaglinQ can be attached to a smartphone or tablet with an OtterBox, enabling store associates to access information and share it with shoppers as they browse apparel products, and to fill a virtual shopping basket for those customers.
- Ceramics Company Gains Efficiency With RFID
A radio frequency identification system has reduced the amount of time required for Porto Brasil Ceramica to count the items on its pallets, from 40 minutes down to three, within only three months of installation.
- RFID Label Converter Releases Full Solution
ITL Group is selling an end-to-end solution that includes its own UHF RFID labels for retail products, as well as reader hardware and its cloud-based software, enabling stores to launch pilots rapidly.
- Omni-ID Offers New Product Family With BLE, LoRaWAN
The first two Sense active IoT products to be launched help users locate assets and inventory in large industrial settings—across wide areas such as an outdoor yard, an oil and gas site or a factory—while active sensor tags will be released later this year.
- Unipac Increases Inventory Accuracy to 98 Percent via RFID
The Jacto Group-owned company adopted an Internet of Things-based platform from CIAg, utilizing UHF RFID, QR code and BLE technologies.
- Under Armour: RFID Is a 'Must Have'
During a session with two other retailers at NRF's Big Show 2020, the athletic apparel company stressed that radio frequency identification technology is critical for retailers.
- Retailers Deploying New Omnichannel Functionality With RFID
Checkpoint's latest version of its HALO software platform has added functionality, as well as a new app, aimed at streamlining omnichannel order fulfillments with automated task orders and RFID tag reads.
- Hospital Prevents Contamination and Gains Efficiency via RFID
A UHF RFID solution, provided by Telectronica and Zebra Technologies, has enabled Buenos Aires' Sanatorio Finochietto to view the locations and statuses of 80,000 pieces of clothing and linens as they are used, laundered and returned, thereby reducing manual labor and ensuring nothing leaves or re-enters the facility without proper laundering.