- SML Opens U.K. RFID Ideation Space
The company's new Corby center brings UHF RFID technology closer to the United Kingdom's retail market, which can use its simulated stores, warehouse and laboratory space for testing and designing RFID systems.
- Blockchain and RFID Could Address a $180 Billion Problem
A new paper published by the Auburn University RFID Lab suggests the two technologies could help retailers, brand owners and logistics providers reduce counterfeiting, shrink and chargebacks.
- IoT Tag Solution Tracks Conditions for Cold Chain
FreshTrack, provided by CoreKinect and Kudelski Group, is being piloted by three retailer companies to track conditions around goods in the supply chain; sensor data is captured as goods are received, enabling store managers to view the conditions before they accept a shipment.
- Zebra Survey Shows Security, Management Planning Driving IoT Growth
The company's 2019 "Intelligent Enterprise Index" finds greater planning is taking place among Internet of Things adopters in retail, manufacturing, health care and logistics to ensure that systems are secure and that data can be potentially shared with partners.
- GSM Logistica Reduces Costs via RFID
Prior to the deployment, the company's processes relied on manual, error-prone, high-cost manual barcode operations.
- RFID News Roundup
Kathrein Solutions offers RFID reader for precise goods detection; STMicroelectronics adds NFC support to iOS 13 platform; Antenna Co. ships new antennas, including IoT/BLE; FogHorn intros IoT-based AI platform; Kerlink, SenRa deploy smart-city networks in India; Nova Mobile Systems unveils LPWAN NB-IoT asset trackers.
- Fret SNCF to Present at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe
The largest rail freight operator in France will speak about its use of Internet of Things technologies to provide a more efficient freight transport service.
- RTLS Brews Up Benefits for Historic Czech Republic Beer
Sewio's ultra-wideband solution, deployed this year, enables Budweiser Budvar to determine the locations of its forklifts within centimeters, and to thereby understand the movements of its returnable pallets, thus preventing errors, increasing efficiency and reducing inventory space.
- Avery Dennison Targets Retail Deployments With Mobile Printer, Robomart Partnership
The company's new Pathfinder 6059 handheld RFID printer can create and apply RFID tags for retail goods and logistics within five seconds, while its EPC UHF RFID tags will be used on Robomart's products when the self-driving store system brings stores to customers wherever they are.
- Singapore Airport, Airlines Piloting Handheld RFID Reader
Koamtac's UHF RFID module can be attached to a barcode scanner or stand alone as a Bluetooth-connected device with a mobile phone that can be charged, along with the phone, on a single charging device.
- RFID Brings Intelligence to Texas Warehouse Roll-Up Doors
The high-speed doors were opening inadvertently to allow forklift drivers access to freezers and coolers, so the retailer operating that warehouse acquired a battery-assisted passive RFID solution from TagMaster to pinpoint a forklift's location, confirm a driver's authorization to enter, prompt the subsequent door opening and store the related data.
- Blockchain Solution Employs NFC for Supply Chain Accountability
ShipChain and GTX are partnering to offer a solution that captures supply chain data throughout perishable goods' journey from manufacturer to consumer, with a goal of boosting visibility and trust.
- RFID Zones Enable Automated Tracking Solution for Warehouse
Asset Recovery Specialists is monitoring the movements of hundreds of pieces of equipment in its San Diego warehouse with an RFID system that detects the zone in which tagged items were last detected, thereby increasing productivity by 30 percent.
- Traxens Helps to Facilitate Digital Transition of French Port
The Internet of Things company has joined an initiative by the French Smart Port in Med as an associate partner, with the aim of supporting the transformation of the Port of Marseille Fos.
- IoT Automates Rail Brake Testing for Logistics Firm
CFL Multimodal is piloting a 20-freight-car system that uses a mesh radio network system from Traxens to capture and transmit data about the functionality of car brakes, thereby preventing potential accidents and making testing more efficient for vehicles traveling across Europe or into China.