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  • UHF RFID Reader Systems Capture Laundry Tags in Motion

    By Claire Swedberg

    Datamars' new UHF Portal Plus is designed to read up to 500 tags on textiles as they are transported at average walking speed, without requiring users to stop or open and close cabinet doors, while the UHF Open Tunnel reader fits directly on top of a conveyor to interrogate tags as they move through the packing process.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Apex Supply Chain Technologies, Zebra Technologies announce strategic OEM relationship ••• Schreiner ProTech unveils globally usable RFID label for metal applications ••• RFID company Tönnjes acquires Utsch AG's stake in Utsch Tönnjes International ••• eX2 Technology intros smart truck parking system for Iowa Department of Transportation ••• Kerlink, Electronica Elemon partner to accelerate IoT adoption in Latin America ••• PodM2M offers IoT security monitoring, threat detection as standard on all connectivity products.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 to Host IEEE RFID 2019

    By RFID Journal

    The co-located technical conference will feature a special Smart Cities Educational Mega-Challenge.

  • NFC, BLE Transform Mobile Phones into Digital Access Controls

    By Claire Swedberg

    HID Global's Crescendo Mobile app-based solution is being tested by its own employees and customers to enable workers to securely provide credentials for computer access at the touch of a smartphone.

  • Ceitec Receives Maximum Certification in Governance Indicator

    By Edson Perin

    The Level 1 certification is the highest granted by Brazil's Ministry of Planning, Development and Management, from which the company obtained a grade of 9.46.

  • RFID Enters Early Majority Phase in Retail

    By Claire Swedberg

    Findings from a European study, headed by the University of Parma, indicate that RFID deployments for fashion and apparel companies have passed the early adoption stage and are now poised to expand to omnichannel fulfillment.

  • RFID, BLE Take Sting Out of Beekeeper Data Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    Beekeepers in the United States and Canada are piloting wireless technology from Montreal company Nectar to capture hourly sensor readings and related analytics regarding the health of their hives, in order to prevent the loss of bee colonies.

  • IoT Brings Connectivity to Wounded Warriors

    By Claire Swedberg

    The MobileHelp Smart wristband, with cellular connectivity from KORE Wireless, enables individuals who are prone to requiring health-care or mental-health assistance on an emergency basis to easily summon help from an activity-tracker watch.

  • RFID Boosts Gaming Experience for Florida Entertainment Centers

    By Claire Swedberg

    GameTime has deployed an HF RFID system as part of a unified platform from Semnox at all five of its entertainment centers in order to make game play access faster and easier, while employees leverage RFID to access the point of sale and their individual storage lockers.

  • Irish Lift Equipment Company Offering HF RFID-Based Inspections

    By Claire Swedberg

    Ireland's Electricity Supply Board utility is among the businesses using passive 13.56 MHz RFID tags on its lifting machines to ensure the automated capture of safety equipment testing and inventory-management data.

  • Hybrid RFID and Bar-Code Reader Aims to Smooth IATA Resolution Transition for Airlines

    By Claire Swedberg

    With IATA Resolution 753 for tagged baggage on all flights, airlines globally are making the move to incorporate RFID into their baggage-handling systems, while still using the existing bar-coding systems, and FEIG Electronic is selling its ECCO+ as an enabling technology.

  • RFID, GPS Technologies Automate Wound Therapy Pump Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    DeRoyal's Continuum solution consists of RFID tags and GPS units attached to negative pressure wound pumps, so that each pump can be tracked from the time it is assigned to a patient until that individual is finished using the pump at home, following discharge.

  • New Zealand Hotel Takes Tech-Savvy Approach With BLE Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    Mi-pad's hotel in Queenstown automatically provides guests with room assignments and access via an app using technology from ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, and enables visitors to manage room conditions to meet their own comfort needs.

  • Shoppers, Retailers See Need for Better Automation, Technology in Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    Zebra Technologies' annual survey finds that consumers feel they are better connected than store associates, that workers would benefit from tablet use and that decision makers seek automated checkout experiences, as well as boosted fulfillment rates, based on inventory accuracy.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Supply Insight, Brady Worldwide partner on RFID item-tracking system ••• Frost & Sullivan says omnichannel retailers increasingly deploying RFID to manage customer experience ••• Armstrong International offers RFID-enabled steam trap ••• Avnet acquires Softweb Solutions, offers IoT applications ••• Nordic Semiconductor intros cellular IoT module ••• IoT company KORE acquires eSIM provider ASPIDER-NGI.

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