- RFID Data Helps Power Schneider Electric's Smart Factory
The company is inviting customers and partners to view its IoT solution that employs data from RFID, as well as augmented and virtual reality systems, to monitor the status of production and supplies, capture analytics regarding work-in-progress and boost efficiency.
- Brother International Deploys BLE Solution to Track Garment Ink Agitation
The BlueHound system, developed by Bastian Solutions in partnership with Quuppa, uses BLE beacon technology to identify when ink agitation machines are in operation, thereby ensuring a high-quality ink product for direct-to-garment printing.
- Essex Electronics and HID Global to Offer RFID-Enabled Turnstiles
The two manufacturers have partnered to create the iRox-T RFID reading unit, which can be built directly into turnstile and access-control systems to make them seamless and less complex to install.
- RFID in Manufacturing: Virtual Event Presentations Now Available
Hear how manufacturing firms are using RFID to achieve business benefits.
- Auto Maker Speeds Processes via RFID
MSM Solutions' replenishment system is providing an automotive factory with UHF RFID-based data regarding the parts moving onto the assembly floor and empty racks returning from the floor, thereby ensuring the manufacturing system has just-in-time access to those parts.
- Passive RFID Temperature-Sensing Kit Allows Testing
Metalcraft's Temperature Sensor Kit enables systems integrators or their customers to test UHF RFID-based temperature-sensing systems for specific use cases, without large investments in software or integration.
- New Short-Range UHF Reader Targets Automotive Suppliers
SICK's RFU61x is designed to capture UHF RFID tag reads at short range so that original equipment manufacturers can leverage the tags in tight or crowded assembly locations.
- New Chip Offers Greater Memory, Sensitivity at Lower Price
Alien Technology's Higgs 9 integrated circuit is designed for use in manufacturing, tolling and pharmaceutical logistics applications, to enable greater data storage, multiple passwords and longer EPCs than other chips.
- Avery Dennison, Kit Check Team Up on RFID Technology for Big Pharma
The partnership is aimed at helping pharmaceutical companies easily create a system to deploy RFID tags that are built into their medication labels, thereby enabling the tracking of each product from the point of manufacture until after it arrives at a hospital.
- 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.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra reveals field operations study results ••• Mühlbauer, PragmatIC announce partnership to provide RFID manufacturing solutions ••• NeWave Sensor Solutions, Smart Label Solutions recognized by Retail CIO Outlook ••• iDTRONIC intros HF-NFC RFID panel reader ••• Teslonix seeks commercialization partners for distributed RFID reader system ••• Semtech announces LoRa cloud geolocation service ••• Accruent, Tridium form IoT partnership for real estate, facilities lifecycle management.
- Simon AI Provides Turnkey IoT Solution With BLE
Kontakt.io's new offering is being piloted by companies in the Netherlands and Germany to track the movements of goods and people, as well as temperature conditions, employing cloud-based software.
- RFID Module Brings Autonomy to Reader Installations
JADAK's ThingMagic EL6e UHF reader module is designed with a built-in processor and antenna, or a port for an external antenna, and is aimed at making deployments faster and with standalone functionality, without requiring a software developers kit.
- RFID News Roundup
Honeywell launches online store to streamline access to business-critical software ••• Smart Packaging Solutions intros prelaminate to simplify payment card manufacturing ••• ADLINK partners with Google Cloud to offer IoT-ready solutions ••• Packet launches automated IoT service with Microsoft Azure ••• C3 releases development environment for enterprise AI.
- Textile Label Launch Includes Dual NFC-UHF Functionality, Printing Machines
TexTrace has released woven RFID textile labels that remain with a garment, while Jakob Müller is selling machines that service bureaus and label companies can use to make their own sewn-in RFID labels under TexTrace's license.