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  • Feig Electronics Buys Panmobil to Provide Handheld, Wearable Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    The acquisition will broaden Feig's product offerings beyond fixed RFID readers to products Panmobil has been selling and developing, such as handheld readers and wearable devices.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Venture Research intros RFID-based tool-management system ••• A2B Tracking earns Zebra validation with rugged smartphone ••• BW Bielomatik unveils chip-bonding concept for RFID tag production ••• Research Cosmos predicts RFID tag market to reach $13.65 billion by 2024 ••• Machinemetrics, Robert E. Morris Co. partner for smart manufacturing.

  • RFID Tracking Fuel Trailers to Prevent Theft in Chile

    By Claire Swedberg

    Technology provider GPS Chile is offering its fleet-management solution to the oil company using Agorabee active RFID technology to link each trailer with a truck, identify the location of the truck and trailer, and gain visibility into when the vehicle leaves its expected route or stops.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 12th Annual RFID Journal Awards

    By RFID Journal

    General Motors, VISA, Ternium and HID Global are among the 2018 winners, which were announced last week at the 16th annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference, held in Orlando.

  • RFID Technology Tracks Conditions Under the Big Top

    By Claire Swedberg

    One Cirque du Soleil troupe has begun using a wireless solution from Blulog to ensure that temperature and humidity levels are comfortable and healthy for aerialists wherever they perform. Blulog has also released a new, low-cost version of its NFC data loggers for a very different industry—food cold supply chains.

  • Largest RFID File-Tracking System Goes Live in Qatar

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new system in place at Qatar Public Prosecution replaces an existing RFID solution to provide greater coverage with fewer readers, and to offer fast data capture, storage of data if a network goes down and real-time alerts in the event of unauthorized case file removals.

  • IoT Solution to Bring Location Awareness for Half a Million Cars

    By Claire Swedberg

    Manheim is deploying an LPWAN solution from sister company Cox Communications to track the locations of its vehicles across its North American sales lots.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Zebra Technologies predicts 40 percent of parcels delivered within two hours by 2028 ••• CyberData intros new RFID access-control devices ••• Zonar, Child Check-Mate System partner to improve school bus safety ••• Tyco Retail Solutions unveils IoT RFID inventory-management portfolio ••• Avery Dennison expands UHF RFID portfolio with high-performance ETSI solution ••• Smartrac showcases IIoT solutions ••• Mainetti Group enters RFID market by partnering with Fast Value Global ••• Identiv offers intelligent transponder solutions for IoT ••• Primera Technology intros on-demand color RFID label printer ••• FEIG Electronics announces new UHF RFID gate antenna.

  • Digital Twins Bring Value to Big RFID and IoT Data

    By Claire Swedberg

    PACCAR is using a digital twin model to manage the maintenance and repair of some engines, by creating a virtual version of an engine based on sensor data from the real-world versions.

  • Internet of Things Technology Tracks Pets in Airports

    By Claire Swedberg

    Unisys has released an app- and IoT-based solution that enables passengers to keep an eye on their pets before and after a flight, by viewing their location and the conditions around them, as well as watching the animals on video via wireless sensor technology.

  • Thousands of Survivalists Compete With Help from RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Bear Grylls Survival Challenge is leveraging a UHF RFID-based solution from SweatWorks to track the progress of participants as they make their way down post-apocalyptic highways, over mine fields and across infested swamps.

  • RFID Ensures Proper Blending for Smoothies, Spreads and Soups

    By Claire Swedberg

    A new subscriber- or à la carte-based product called Blix employs HF RFID technology to identify and authenticate each cup of fruit, vegetables or other foods, and blends them according to a recipe setting stored on a tag.

  • Retailers Discuss the Benefits of RFID

    By RFID Journal

    Representatives from Lids, Stadium AB and Capgemini will participate in a panel hosted by SML at RFID Journal LIVE! 2018.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Primera Technology intros on-demand color RFID label printer ••• JADAK launches four-port UHF RFID finished reader ••• SensThys offers low-priced RFID kit ••• OTI Europa ASEC, Public Transport Authority sign contract in Warsaw ••• WISeKey, Toppan Printing team up to securely connect inert objects to internet ••• Particle acquires RedBear to accelerate IoT innovation ••• Inmarsat finds mining industry must strengthen cybersecurity measures to profit from IoT ••• Cardinal Health survey finds health-care providers cancel surgical cases due to lack of supplies.

  • RFID-enabled Tooth Transmits Sensor Data About Diet

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Tufts University development has led to a sensor tag with a layer that swells according to the presence of chemicals or nutrients, affecting the quality of the RF transmission so that users could track what they ingest and the health effect it has on them.

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