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  • Machine Vision Boosts Accuracy of Cookie Shipments

    Evans Distribution Systems has reduced customer claims to nearly zero for the cookies it packs and ships, by tracking the packing quality of each box and pallet via ADLINK's machine vision-based technology and artificial intelligence.

  • 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.

  • RFID Keeps Floaters Out of Beverages

    Global beverage companies are employing an HF RFID solution from Dorcia Engineering and Feig Electronics that detects if a piece of machinery called a vent tube breaks off, ensuring that it never ends up in a drink or delays production.

  • Via Onda Announces New Reader and Tag Made in Brazil

    The products will be presented at RFID Journal LIVE! 2020, to be held in Orlando, Fla., in April.

  • 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.

  • Avery Dennison Announces RFID Factory in Brazil

    The company predicts that the market for radio frequency identification tags will grow by more than 20 percent per year in that country.

  • Working Group Planning Open IIoT Standard

    The Eclipse Foundation has launched a working group for the Industrial Internet of Things software standard known as Sparkplug, to ensure the interoperability of IoT systems for energy and gas, automotive and other industrial users.

  • 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 Saves Auto Parts Factory Money on Raw Materials

    Thanks to improved production and inventory-management processes, Brazil's R2A has optimized its entire end-to-end supply chain.

  • Donaldson Provides IoT-Based Filter Management

    The company's iCue cellular-based system uses a Vodafone cellular network to manage data from wireless sensors attached to filtration equipment at factories across the globe, thereby ensuring the equipment works properly and preventing manufacturing shutdowns.

  • 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.

  • RFID Brings Visibility to Water and Snow Sports Company

    The manufacturer has achieved an increase in productivity and a reduction in shipping errors for its surfboards and snowboards, by tracking each item via an RFID system from EPC Solutions Taiwan as it moves through each process.

  • 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.

  • UWB in iOS 13 Could Prompt Widespread Growth

    Technology companies, equipment manufacturers and automotive firms are preparing for a potential widescale growth of ultra-wideband solutions as Apple's new operating system employs the technology; other mobile phone makers may be following close behind.

  • Cisco, Sewio Team Up Regarding Ultra-Wideband Access Points

    Announcements made at Sewio's second annual summit in the Czech Republic included descriptions of UWB installations at Toyota and other manufacturing sites, as well as Decawave's new membership with UWB-based groups.

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