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  • Companies Testing Passive BLE Sensor Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    Wiliot's battery-free sensor tag can incorporate temperature or other sensors and send encrypted data using ambient radio waves from Wi-Fi, cellular and Bluetooth transmissions within the vicinity.

  • Confidex Drives Tire Tracking With Small RFID Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's TireTag is 67 percent smaller than standard RFID tags and offers a read range of up to 3 meters so that businesses can more easily build RFID into each tire in order to track its operation.

  • NFC Delivers Hemp Product Authentication, Information to Consumers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Near Field Communication-enabled packaging that PearlCBD employs for its goods helps consumers confirm the authenticity of a lotion or capsule, as well as view its certification data, and learn about what cannabidiols are and how they are used.

  • Avery Dennison Announces RFID Factory in Brazil

    By Edson Perin

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

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Fujitsu Frontech North America intros washable RFID linen tag; Tatwah offers ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 beacons; ACD Group unveils terminal that can accommodate RFID readers; Tuya Smart announces NB-IoT module for smart cities, health care, agriculture; STMicroelectronics microcontrollers add security for IoT applications.

  • NFC Headlines at Afro Nation Festival

    By Claire Swedberg

    A cashless-payment solution known as Event Genius was offered at last year's global festival in Ghana and is now planned for use at Afro Nation Portugal, with the goal of reducing queues, increasing purchasing and decreasing theft.

  • Small RFID Reader Enables Store Interaction

    By Claire Swedberg

    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.

  • Working Group Planning Open IIoT Standard

    By Claire Swedberg

    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

    By Edson Perin

    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 News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    STMicroelectronics unveils IIoT connectivity ecosystem, new MCUs for smart devices; SATO America releases mobile thermal printer; Brytemap intros handheld RFID compliance tool for cannabis companies; Portable Technology Solutions' software supports Alien Technology's RFID reader; Layer3, LORIOT partner on IoT solutions for Nigeria; Senet, Digital Matter team up on LoRaWAN IoT asset-tracking solutions; Litmus Automation, Parker Hannifin sign IoT software licensing agreement.

  • NFC Personalizes Ice Bottle to Reduce Waste

    By Claire Swedberg

    Pure Hydration's new intelligent, reusable water bottle employs NFC technology to enable users to track their own filtered water consumption, locate refill stations and access data personalized to their own interests.

  • RFID Label Converter Releases Full Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    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

    By Claire Swedberg

    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.

  • RFID Has Good Chemistry for Polymer Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    Polish chemical company Grupa Azoty is planning its deployment options after piloting UHF RFID technology from ProxiGroup to manage the status and locations of its bagged products as they are packaged and then transported into zones.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Confidex, Thales partner on flexible mass-transit card; Kerlink, Smart Traffik unveil LoRaWAN retail-analytics solution; Swissbit offers embedded IoT security products; Impinj intros enterprise-grade RFID reader for the IoT; Altizon, Deloitte collaborate on IIoT connected factory for HIL Ltd.; Industrial Internet Consortium opens community forum; RFID company Connect&GO acquires Kool Replay; Altair Semiconductor IoT chipset receives global certification from Deutsche Telekom.

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