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  • 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.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Tamarack Products integrates Lake Image Systems tech to print variable information on RFID tags ••• Luxochain combines NFC, RFID, blockchain, fingerprint authentication to thwart counterfeiting ••• Amazon to join Zigbee Alliance board of directors ••• IoT company Rutronik to distribute Insight SiP Bluetooth and RF antenna modules ••• C3 provides IoT and AI technologies to European power utility Enel ••• Ericsson intros cellular IoT solutions, identifies industry market segments.

  • SML to Be Cornerstone Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2019

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal announced today that SML RFID will be the Cornerstone Sponsor for its 17th annual LIVE! conference and exhibition, to be held in April, as well as a Silver Sponsor at RFID Journal LIVE! Retail @ RetailX, taking place in June.

  • Interoperability of Tolls Is Key in Brazil

    By Edson Perin

    A report prepared by the BR-500 Consortium, with support from BNDES, proposes to standardize toll collection via RFID tags.

  • Driverless Mobile Store Leverages RFID to Bring Food to Customers

    By Claire Swedberg

    Retailer Stop and Shop plans to roll out unmanned vehicles, provided by Robomart, to deliver a selection of products, such as fresh produce, to be perused and purchased by Boston-area shoppers who request the store at their location.

  • Zebra Introduces Two New Handheld RFID Readers

    By Mark Roberti

    The company's MC3330R and MC3390R mobile computers are loaded with features and are designed to cover most common business applications.

  • Wiliot Unveils Passive Bluetooth Sensor

    By Mark Roberti

    The innovative semiconductor firm has also announced that it has raised an additional $30 million in funding from Avery Dennison, Amazon Web Services and Samsung Venture Investment.

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