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  • RFID Tracks Scooter Helmets, Jackets for Ride Services

    By Claire Swedberg

    Indonesia's Gojek is supplying RFID-enabled helmets and jackets to its millions of contractors, thereby better managing where the products are distributed so that they are available in the right sizes; in the future, it plans to track maintenance to keep them in good working order.

  • American Airlines Scans Passports via NFC Mobile App

    By Edson Perin

    International airline check-in automation has taken a step forward with the adoption of NFC technology to recognize passports.

  • Retailers to Pilot RFID for Loss Prevention

    By Claire Swedberg

    Sensormatic Solutions' TrueVUE system now includes shrink management as part of its software-as-a-service stack, enabling retailers to begin identifying items that are removed from a store, and thereby ensuring inventory can be replaced.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    RFID ticket provider FineLine Technologies acquires Consolidated Printing; Datamars launches integration software for self-deployed RFID laundry system; ViewTag chooses Powercast chipset for RFID-BLE bag tag; Telensa, LIGMAN provide smart street lighting, smart city sensing in APAC; Pulse Secure, Nozomi Networks team up for secure IIoT connectivity; IoT company KORE acquires Integron; IKEA joins Zigbee Alliance board of directors; Ergosense, Thingstream partner on IoT facility-management solution.

  • Baby Atacadão Boosts Sales via RFID

    By Edson Perin

    The company has improved its goods-circulation processes thanks to the use of radio frequency identification technology, offering it greater agility.

  • RaceKit Pro Offers RFID Race Timing in a Box

    By Claire Swedberg

    Agee Race Timing has teamed up with Sensthys to provide a solution for small- to mid-sized 5Ks or other races so they can temporarily set up UHF RFID-based timing systems, capture each participant's results and then take the system down again with little technical background.

  • Retailers Track Reusable Crates via the IoT

    By Claire Swedberg

    Sensize offers a cellular-based asset-management system using Arm's connectivity and its own Internet of Things sensor and software to provide supermarkets with location data regarding crates used for home delivery in the United Kingdom, as well as companies moving goods in large plastic magnum boxes.

  • Donaldson Provides IoT-Based Filter Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's iCue cellular-based system uses a Vodafone cellular network to manage data from wireless sensors attached to filtration equipment at factories across the globe, thereby ensuring the equipment works properly and preventing manufacturing shutdowns.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Smartrac offers RFID transponders for industrial and animal ID applications; STMicroelectronics intros small-form-factor development boards; CAP-XX acquires Murata's supercapacitor production lines; LORIOT unveils new LoRaWAN professional network servers; Semtech, Wilhelmsen, The Things Industries partner on LoRa-based IoT connectivity solutions.

  • Smart Display Solution Finds a Match in RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Ynvisible has developed an interactive printed graphics display that employs RFID for power harvesting and could also be married to NFC, HF or UHF tags and sensors to provide visual displays in places where RFID reads are inconvenient or impossible.

  • German Mail Carrier Tracks Letters via RFID, GSM Trackers

    By Claire Swedberg

    During the past year, Postcon has expanded its passive RFID mail-tracking system, with active cellular and Wi-Fi-based Kizy trackers from Spectos to view the movements of sample letters in real time as they pass through sortation systems and hubs and are delivered to recipients.

  • SML Opens U.K. RFID Ideation Space

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's new Corby center brings UHF RFID technology closer to the United Kingdom's retail market, which can use its simulated stores, warehouse and laboratory space for testing and designing RFID systems.

  • Japanese Hospitals, Stores Deploy RFID Smart Shelves

    By Claire Swedberg

    Teijin's 2D communication sheets provide a real-time view into when products are stocked on shelves on which the sheets are mounted, and when they are removed.

  • Impinj Announces Small UHF RFID Chips With Greater Sensitivity

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's partners and customers are currently testing its M730 and M750 ICs; Smartrac has announced inlays and tags based on the new products, while Checkpoint Systems will release five new inlays as well.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Xerafy unveils RFID tag for complex production environments; iDTRONIC intros RFID reader for indoor and outdoor use; PREMO releases mid-range LF RFID magnetic field antenna; Sigfox launches private area network for IoT connectivity; Georgia Tech IoT research center offers digital transformation white paper.

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