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  • New System-in-Package Brings NFC Payment to Wearables

    By Claire Swedberg

    STMicroelectronics' ST53G is designed to enable makers of battery-powered watches or other devices to integrate contactless payments or other NFC functionalities into their products.

  • Mexican Soccer Fans Access, Share Team Content via Bluetooth Low Energy Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    Club Necaxa, and the Estadio Victoria stadium where the team plays, are sharing content, as well as offering promotions and discounts from sponsors and local businesses, via a BLE-based solution from startup Be Free.

  • Companies Trialing Zebra Technologies' IoT Savanna Platform

    By Claire Swedberg

    Reflexis is among five partners selected by Zebra to launch trials of a new Internet of Things edge-based platform designed to make RFID and other sensor-based deployments easy to install and integrate, with low security risk.

  • Polish Post Completes RFID Testing at Distribution Center

    By Claire Swedberg

    ProxiGroup's UHF RFID system may next be installed across all distribution sites, in order to make parcel shipping more efficient, as well as boost customer satisfaction.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    iDTRONIC releases two new RFID readers ••• Murata intros small RFID tag for wearable, health-care markets ••• Stanley Healthcare wireless emergency call solution receives UL 1069 certification ••• Checkpoint Systems wins Asia Business Achiever Award ••• CipherLab unveils mobile computer able to read RFID, bar codes ••• Suprema intros RFID-enabled fingerprint access-control device ••• LEID Products to demonstrate asset-management system.

  • CPqD to Integrate Dojot Platform into Brazil's Public Network

    By Edson Perin

    An agreement with WND, involving connectivity with Sigfox technology, aims to accelerate the development of Internet of Things solutions in that country.

  • Nordic Reader Series Promises Intelligence in Handheld and Fixed Devices

    By Claire Swedberg

    The EXA brings mobility in a smaller form factor, while the Sampo and AR readers feature fixed reads for gates, as well as for point-of-sale, area and shelf tag reads—in some cases, at twice the speed of previous models.

  • Smart Cooler Helps Companies Sell More

    By Edson Perin

    Embraco has created an Internet of Things-based platform to help customers market more drinks and food at the point of sale.

  • Windshield and Mirror Company Gains Evacuation Visibility With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Ficomirrors is using an RFID-based evacuation system from Smart Technology Group at its Polish facility to better manage the locations of its workers in the event of an emergency.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Impinj enhances RFID distributed operating system ••• Identiv, NXP Semiconductors partner on NFC tag starter kit ••• STMicroelectronics NFC tags to be certified by NFC Forum ••• Ocean Tomo offers patent lot on sensor and RFID technologies ••• Malaysian highway to use RFID tags for toll payments ••• GS1 US accepting proposals for Connect 2018 event ••• Industrial Internet Consortium, EdgeX Foundry announce liaison.

  • RFID Helps to Identify and Protect Motorcycles

    By Claire Swedberg

    Datatag's MASTER Security Scheme identification system is being used to protect mid-sized motorcycles from theft in the United Kingdom, while city police departments are considering use of the technology for smaller road bikes.

  • Tenna Brings IoT, RFID to Industrial Asset Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company, formerly known as BuildSourced, aims to provide a single platform for all asset tracking on civil construction or other sites, to manage everything from a screwdriver to a crane, as well as personnel.

  • Brazilian Government Announces Internet of Things Study

    By Edson Perin

    Federal authorities presented a report on the country's IoT Action Plan during a telecommunications event in São Paulo.

  • RFID-Enabled Vending Machine Brings Automation, Security to Library Disk Loans

    By Claire Swedberg

    Coyle Free Library is an early adopter of an RFID-based system known as the Library Media Box, from RTI, which offers automated borrowing of movies and games, while tags on books, laptops and other media, as well as portals at the door, ensure that library property is checked out before leaving the premises.

  • Cattle Ranching Gains from IoT-based Intelligence

    By Claire Swedberg

    Chipsafer has completed two African pilots of its LoRa technology-powered system to locate cattle on large ranches and track their behavior; similar pilots in Europe, South America and Australia are ongoing.

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