- RFID News Roundup
Balluff unveils new long-range RFID reader ••• Identiv, Dai Nippon Printing partner on UHF RFID tags for monitoring bridge cracks ••• Tönnjes RFID system identifies automobiles in Kenya ••• Telink Semiconductor releases updated BLE chip SDK for Apple HomeKit ••• Haldor RFID products count and track sponges, surgical instruments ••• Harting showcases Industry 4.0 solutions incorporating RFID.
- Companies Trying Sigfox Spot'It Tags for Low-Cost Tracking
The tags are designed to provide location data on Sigfox's cloud-based server without requiring an installation of readers or access points, or handheld devices to capture the data.
- New Study Examines Mass Adoption of IoT Technology
The report, based on interviews with 3,100 IT and business decision makers, explores the reasons why (and, in some cases, why not) the Internet of Things is being adopted by a range of businesses and organizations.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2017 to Feature Eight Preconference Seminars
This year's topics will include content for the energy and retail sectors and for IT professionals, as well as how to track medical devices, and warehouse and inventory management.
- Brazilians Bet on IoT at Work
In five years, 81 percent of the nation's professionals believe they will be using technologies related to the Internet of Things, while 47 percent say their work environments are not yet smart enough.
- Cisco Sees RFID Maturity at the IoT's Core
The company's Brazilian branch sees identification via RFID tags being increasingly integrated with the Internet of Things.
- HitchHike Tag Bums a Ride from Wi-Fi Access Points
A system being developed by Stanford University researchers could enable a low-cost Wi-Fi tag to receive transmissions from access points, and to use the energy of those transmissions to send its own unique signal to a laptop or mobile device.
- Utility Company Uses RFID to Identify Underground Pipes, Wires
Bravo Environmental has buried approximately 100 InfraMarker tags to help it identity the locations of infrastructure, as well as the work performed at those areas.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2016 to Feature Six Preconference Seminars
This year's topics will include content for the energy and retail sectors and IT professionals, as well as RFID-enabled smart products, and warehouse and inventory management—plus, RFID Journal University.
- Keynote Speakers to Discuss RFID Deployments Underway at Lululemon Athletica, Oracle and Delta Air Lines
RFID Journal's 14th annual event, being held in Orlando on May 3-5, will also feature executives from Vail Resorts, Mark & Spencer and Airbus.
- Brazilian Recycling Plant Uses RFID to Facilitate Reverse Logistics
When discarded computers and printers arrive at its facility, Sinctronics uses RFID readers to identify their component materials so they can be more quickly recycled and incorporated into new IT products.
- Emanate Wireless Develops Self-Charging RTLS Tags that Monitor Hospital Equipment Usage
The startup's tags plug into an electronic device's power cord, report where that device is and whether it is in use, and can offer closer location data via built-in Bluetooth beacon functionality.
- RFID News Roundup
Xterprise rebrands as SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions, plans 2015 announcements ••• ITL acquires majority ownership of Overheer, plans to offer complete RFID solution ••• L-com announces new embedded PCB antennas for OEM applications ••• Asset Vue intros new solutions for data center IT asset management ••• Hotels in Azerbaijan, Slovenia and Mauritius adopt InvoTech's linen-tracking system.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 to Feature Eight Preconference Seminars
New topics in this year's program include RFID-enabled smart products and experiential marketing with RFID.
- InfraMarker Adds GPS, Cloud Services to Manage Buried Assets
The company says the new edition of its RFID-enabled solution will bring underground assets into the Internet of Things.