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  • With NFC Kiosk, Your Order Is Ready

    By Claire Swedberg

    Restaurants, fast-food chains and stadiums are either piloting or planning pilots of a solution from Grubbrr that allows users to place orders and then pay for their meals with the tap of an NFC-enabled phone or watch.

  • Unipac Increases Inventory Accuracy to 98 Percent via RFID

    By Edson Perin

    The Jacto Group-owned company adopted an Internet of Things-based platform from CIAg, utilizing UHF RFID, QR code and BLE technologies.

  • RFID Brings Visibility to Ballots for Elections Board

    By Claire Swedberg

    By tracking ballot boxes, voting machines and other assets as they are sent to and returned from precincts, the Stark County Ohio Elections Board can ensure that ballots are accounted for during primary and general elections.

  • IoT Companies Moving to Open Standards

    By Claire Swedberg

    A new Internet of Things working group, known as Project Connected Home over IP, is including a Thread 802.15.4 open protocol layer in its standards development, while Thread is also being built into Farm Jenny's horse-tracking solution and Galeries Lafayette's smart hanger system for store displays.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Semtech releases LoRa smart-home device for IoT apps; MachNation offers software for IoT platform performance testing; STMicroelectronics, Fieldscale add touch-sensitive controls to smart devices; Roambee raises funding to help shippers monitor and automate supply chains; DeltaTrak intros real-time loggers; PVH Corp. seeks RFID rollout coordinator.

  • Under Armour: RFID Is a 'Must Have'

    By Mark Roberti

    During a session with two other retailers at NRF's Big Show 2020, the athletic apparel company stressed that radio frequency identification technology is critical for retailers.

  • Hybrid IC Adds Content Access to UHF-NFC Product Label

    By Claire Swedberg

    EM Microelectronic's em/echo-v enables UHF RFID use for inventory and supply chain management, as well as NFC functionality, not only to authenticate a product with an NFC device such as a phone, but also to automatically access content.

  • Retailers Deploying New Omnichannel Functionality With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Checkpoint's latest version of its HALO software platform has added functionality, as well as a new app, aimed at streamlining omnichannel order fulfillments with automated task orders and RFID tag reads.

  • Janam Offers Contactless Self-Credentialing Solutions With NFC

    By RFID Journal

    The company recently debuted its XT3 touch computer and Guardian GT1 entry pedestal, designed to improve access control.

  • DHL Survey Reveals the Future of Packaging

    By Edson Perin

    The logistics company's study cites smart packaging, based on the Internet of Packaging concept, as one of the three current priorities of businesses.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    SensThys, Convergence Systems Ltd. partner on handheld RFID solutions; STMicroelectronics joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors; Conectis, Igor offer IoT smart-building solutions in Europe; iDTRONIC updates HF RFID reader with Wi-Fi, Ethernet interface; Nerf Challenge utilizes Connect&GO smart wristbands; IoTdc becomes Kerlink IoT solutions distributor in South Africa.

  • Mobile Phone Companies to Demonstrate UWB Payments

    By Claire Swedberg

    NTT Docomo, Sony and NXP plan to show how ultra-wideband technology can enable consumers to make payments via smartphone, based on their location, without having to tap the phone or remove it from a pocket or purse.

  • RFID Powers Smart Balls, Luggage Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    Kookaburra's Smart Balls with SportCor technology using BLE transmissions, as well as British Airways' RFID-enabled luggage tags, are leveraging a wireless transmission solution from Powercast that powers devices, eliminating the need for USB-cabled recharging or, in some cases, batteries.

  • Blockchain Protects Sicilian Oranges

    By Edson Perin

    Through an app, users can access such information as a product's source, harvest date and storage methods.

  • Partnership Targets Flexible, Low-Cost NFC for Pharma

    By Claire Swedberg

    Schreiner MediPharm is offering a new line of smart tags for pharmaceutical products, made possible by leveraging PragmatIC's ConnectIC family of flexible circuit boards.

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