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  • RFID Reading Robot Automates Decathlon Store's Inventory Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's flagship sporting goods store, located in San Francisco, is leveraging Simbe Robotics' Tally robot to automate inventory counts, locate missing products and enable analytics about products of interest, while RFID readers at the door help to prevent loss.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Spanset acquires stake in CoreRFID ••• Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Kit Check add serialized RFID tags to pre-filled syringes ••• STMicroelectronics offers NB-IoT starter kits for Amazon FreeRTOS ••• Libelium releases cloud-connectivity service for IoT devices ••• Soracom launches technology accelerator program to drive IoT innovation ••• Tuya Smart intros smart-home IoT security system using facial recognition.

  • Beacons, NFC Showcase 200 Years of 'Silent Night'

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Christmas carol's anniversary is being celebrated in the Salzburg area of Austria, with a beacon- and NFC-based solution from Xamoom to bring exhibits and points of interest to life for those with a smartphone and an app.

  • French RTLS Company Joins EU Initiative for Flexible Electronics Innovation

    By Claire Swedberg

    The SmartEE H2020 acceleration program will provide UWINLOC with nine months of research with partners and university researchers, to develop a small, recyclable RTLS tag for its UHF and UWB location-awareness solution.

  • Multinova Reduces Time Required to Separate Orders By 60 Percent

    By Edson Perin

    An RFID solution, replacing an existing bar-code-based system, has ensured greater accuracy and confidence for management regarding the tracking of bubble plastic rolls at the company's factory.

  • Incubator Program Yields BLE and NFC Credentialing

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Kantara Initiative has completed a project with Exponent in which the credentials of an emergency responder or other individual can be loaded onto a smartphone and then be accessed securely via BLE or NFC using another phone.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    JADAK integrates RFID communication interface into its products ••• Frost & Sullivan names Smartrac RFID Global Solutions Company of the Year ••• Harting Technology Group unveils IIoT and automation technologies ••• Infineon intros IoT cloud localization services and security solutions ••• ABI Research reports auto makers leading smart manufacturing advances ••• Startup  Robolab raises funding to develop RFID-capable AI robot bartender ••• Rigado gateway uses Amazon Web Services IoT features, Bluetooth sensors.

  • HID Global Fights Counterfeiting via the Internet of Things

    By Edson Perin

    Brazil loses US$34.2 billion annually due to counterfeit products, according to the National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality.

  • New Broadband Protocol Turns Routers into IoT Gateways

    By Claire Swedberg

    Greenwave Systems is offering its AXON software, using the User Services Platform (USP) protocol, to provide internet service providers with the ability to sell IoT solutions to their customers, leveraging internet routers.

  • Rafik Jeans Tests RFID to Track 50,000 Items

    By Edson Perin

    The Brazilian company controls the production of goods in São Paulo and Minas Gerais, as well as sales in 19 other cities, including Bahia and Goiás.

  • McDonald's Accepts RFID Payments in Brazil

    By Edson Perin

    The restaurant chain's customers can now pay for their meals at drive-thru windows without having to take out a wallet.

  • Smartrac Brings Experience Center to California

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new center and office are focused on enabling customers and partners to experiment with RFID solutions specific to their use cases, as technology use expands in retail, brand authentication and other sectors.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Siemens unveils new UHF RFID reader with IoT interface ••• Lowe Rental, CoreRFID offer refrigerator-monitoring solution ••• Haydale Technologies, Star RFID partner to develop graphene inks for RFID ••• BCC Research market report shows strong RFID growth ••• iDTronic intros reader-writer for Industrial IoT ••• Cocoon In The Park festival boosts revenues with RFID cashless payments ••• C3 offers new platform for rapid AI deployment.

  • NFC Caps Enable Tracking, Engagement, Authentication of High-Value Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    Closure Systems International and Talkin' Things have partnered to develop the Talkin' Cap, which CSI is selling as an NFC-enabled enclosure for its customers, including pharmaceutical companies and those making high-value consumer products.

  • Embratel Launches IoT Solution for Health Management

    By Edson Perin

    The system enables pharmacy managers to access online drug information and make decisions.

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