- Chocolate, Hazelnut Factories Automate Emergency Mustering With BLE
Ferrero tracks approximately 1,200 employees at two of its Turkish sites when they report to a mustering station, using a BLE badge, an app and software provided by Litum.
- RF Activity Detected With Sensor Solution
Bastille Networks has released a portable kit for temporary deployments to help government agencies and companies view and manage the wireless activity taking place in their secure areas.
- RFID News Roundup
Fujitsu Frontech North America intros washable RFID linen tag; Tatwah offers ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 beacons; ACD Group unveils terminal that can accommodate RFID readers; Tuya Smart announces NB-IoT module for smart cities, health care, agriculture; STMicroelectronics microcontrollers add security for IoT applications.
- NFC Headlines at Afro Nation Festival
A cashless-payment solution known as Event Genius was offered at last year's global festival in Ghana and is now planned for use at Afro Nation Portugal, with the goal of reducing queues, increasing purchasing and decreasing theft.
- RFID News Roundup
Confidex, Thales partner on flexible mass-transit card; Kerlink, Smart Traffik unveil LoRaWAN retail-analytics solution; Swissbit offers embedded IoT security products; Impinj intros enterprise-grade RFID reader for the IoT; Altizon, Deloitte collaborate on IIoT connected factory for HIL Ltd.; Industrial Internet Consortium opens community forum; RFID company Connect&GO acquires Kool Replay; Altair Semiconductor IoT chipset receives global certification from Deutsche Telekom.
- Janam Offers Contactless Self-Credentialing Solutions With NFC
The company recently debuted its XT3 touch computer and Guardian GT1 entry pedestal, designed to improve access control.
- RFID News Roundup
Murata Electronics intros on-metal tool-tracking tag; SATO offers printer capable of encoding RFID labels; Schreiner MediPharm unveils RFID label, supply chain security solutions; STMicroelectronics rolls out system-on-chip for LoRa IoT; Bluebird debuts new IoT RFID products; NFC Forum releases new specifications.
- Digital IDs Accessed on Smartphones via BLE
Argentina's National ID program leverages HID Global's goID system with Bluetooth Low Energy to enable citizens to securely share identification records or other data via a mobile phone.
- Secure UHF Access Control Deployed in Moscow
With an implementation from ISBC and FEIG Electronic, a parking authority at the Moscow International Business Center can provide automated access control with a long read range, thereby enabling fast entry, without the risk of hacking due to untraceable technology.
- Hyde Park Winter Wonderland Intros NFC-Enabled Season Pass
Any of the event's 3.7 million attendees who want to try out the 70 amusement park rides can purchase NFC-enabled passes that will allow them to simply tap a card at each ride to gain entrance, rather than buying and handling paper tokens.
- Construction Site Solution Pairs RFID and Video
Triax is teaming up with EarthCam to employ the latter's video-capture technology at construction site entrance points, thereby creating an automated link between a worker's ID number and video of that individual, with the goal of boosting safety and security.
- Missouri City Staging IoT Pilot for Storm Emergency Simulations
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology division is working with the Open Geospatial Consortium and the City of St. Louis to develop an integrated emergency-response system that will include sensors and software to detect and respond to river floods, flash floods, fires, car accidents and stranded individuals.
- Zebra Survey Shows Security, Management Planning Driving IoT Growth
The company's 2019 "Intelligent Enterprise Index" finds greater planning is taking place among Internet of Things adopters in retail, manufacturing, health care and logistics to ensure that systems are secure and that data can be potentially shared with partners.
- New Modules Aim to Bring Wireless Connectivity to Everyday Products
Silicon Labs' mesh-networking modules are intended to ease the development and time to market of BLE, Bluetooth mesh, Zigbee and Thread mesh functionality in lighting, appliances and other products.
- Smartrac Launches Circus PRO Label for Secure NFC Interactions
The new labels have been piloted by SneakerCon to provide encrypted authentication of high-value sneakers and to enable individuals to create both public and private access to data about a product, such as a collectible shoe.