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  • IoT Technology Tracks Weather, Air Quality in Cities

    By Claire Swedberg

    Understory's Atmosphere solution, consisting of wireless weather and air-quality sensors, as well as cloud-based software and apps, is being tested in Dallas, with 10 other cities expected to have the technology in place by the end of this year.

  • IoT Brings Intelligence to Edge for Ships, Oil and Gas, Utilities

    By Claire Swedberg

    Dell Technologies is selling a bundled solution, using its Edge Gateway and Arundo Analytics' Edge Agent software, to manage sensor data in some of the most difficult environments, and to identify potential problems and act on that data locally, even without Internet connectivity.

  • Electronic Components Firm Releases NFC-enabled Wireless Charging System for Cars

    By Claire Swedberg

    ROHM's Qi-based wireless charging solution for car manufacturers will come with NFC reader technology from STMicroelectronics, to identify and protect NFC cards or other devices from destructive charging transmissions, while allowing pairing or security functionality with NFC-enabled phones.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    HARTING releases gate system featuring CE-compliant control cabinet, RFID reader ••• Smartrac, Sasken announce strategic partnership for IoT solutions ••• HID Global, Phunware collaborate to improve wayfinding for hospital patients and visitors ••• Current Health receives FDA clearance for its remote patient-monitoring solution ••• DigiCert, Utimaco, Microsoft Research collaborate to secure IoT from quantum-computing threats ••• UrsaLeo accepted into Google SaaS Partner Program ••• Port Authority airports track security, taxi wait times online.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 to Feature IoT, AIM and International China Pavilions

    By RFID Journal

    The 17th annual conference and exhibition will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.

  • Plug-and-Play Hub and Sensors Bring Low-Cost IoT to Industrial Settings

    By Claire Swedberg

    Utility companies and manufacturers are deploying a Narrowband Internet of Things solution from Belgian startup VersaSense to track conditions via a wireless hub that automatically begins the flow of sensor data once the sensors are attached.

  • Four Naval Shipyards Deploying Forklift-Based RFID System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences is preparing to deploy UHF RFID readers from Venture Research at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard this spring, followed by three more piers, to manage container location and movement.

  • Footwear Moves Toward Traceability in Brazil

    By Edson Perin

    Tests of RFID usage are currently under way in that nation, with the support of Ceitec and several recognized brands in the footwear sector.

  • Dotdot 1.0 Enables Zigbee and Thread IP to Speak the Same Language

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Zigbee Alliance predicts the release of its new specification will unleash creativity in developers since it enables Zigbee-based home-automation and smart-lighting products to operate with IP networks, while Wi-Fi is the next potential interoperability target.

  • Superdry to Present Retail RFID Case Study

    By RFID Journal

    At this year's RFID Journal LIVE! event, James Eastwood, the company's implementation manager, will explain how RFID helped the fashion retailer to improve inventory accuracy and product availability.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    JADAK offers UHF RFID smart module for OEMs ••• Identiv, NXP Semiconductors collaborate on NFC inlay for Internet of Things ••• KLAS Research honors CenTrak for its RTLS offerings ••• Cisco intros new switches, router for IoT environments ••• Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust reduces hospital readmissions via remote patient monitoring ••• STMicroelectronics unveils energy-efficient step-down converters for IoT devices ••• Decawave provides secure mobile transactions for consumer devices via UWB chipsets ••• Industrial Internet Consortium, Openfog Consortium unite ••• NFC Forum signs IoT liaison agreement with AIM, expands automotive partnership with JasPar.

  • NATO Samples New GPS-Based Tags, Expands Active RFID Use

    By Claire Swedberg

    Nations and partners in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization can now purchase SCT Technology's active RFID- and GPS-based hardware and software directly from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency, as its use of wireless technologies to track containers, palletized goods and vehicles throughout the supply chain grows.

  • South African Safari Retailer Boosts Stock Accuracy With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution, provided by Milestone Integrated Systems and using Keonn technology, enables the company's stores to track inventory via RFID paper labels and hard tags as goods move around the sales floor, as well as when they are purchased and removed from the premises.

  • UWB Alliance Aims for Interoperability

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new organization, which includes technology companies and end users among its members, intends to promote interoperable standards while working to ensure co-existence with W-Fi standards.

  • RFID Solution Enables Consumers to Manage Carbon Footprint at Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    Ecoingot's IoT-based system employs blockchain technology and HF RFID-based connectivity from Compass Marketing, enabling shoppers to gain information regarding the carbon emissions related to products before making a purchase, and to buy credits or offset carbon use, via the company's app and a public ledger.

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