- Notion IoT Sensors Let Homeowners Design Their Own Home Intelligence
Travelers Insurance is the latest insurance company to offer home monitoring from the technology startup, at a discounted rate so users can select what they want to monitor when they're away from home.
- RFID News Roundup
Telaeris intros RFID-enabled Android handheld security badge reader ••• Identiv joins RAIN RFID Alliance ••• Gallup, Urbanova launch people-centered smart-city platform ••• C3 IoT, Google Cloud announce partnership to accelerate IoT app development ••• Murata invests in MEMS sensor manufacturing in Finland.
- Skiers Gain Art-Decorated RFID for Lift Access at Granite Peak
The system, provided by SKIDATA, will allow season- and day-pass owners to access the resort and lifts hands-free using an RFID card, and to utilize the same pass—which features artwork from a different local artist each year—to collect loyalty points and engage with the resort later in the season.
- NFC, Biometrics Bring Security to Crypto Payment Card
Cryptocurrency startup Unikeys is employing Near Field Communication and biometric technology in its payment card, so that users can safely make payments with tokens from services such as Bitcoin without exposing passwords or other data to the Internet.
- Integrated BLE-NFC Solution Opens the Door to Mobile Access
Nedap has upgraded its two-year-old MACE solution to allow integration with companies' access-control systems, enabling them to provide mobile phone-based access to individuals with their own apps and access-control technologies.
- FreeWave Technologies Provides UHF Video Streams, Manages Volcano Conditions
The company has expanded its RF-based solutions to include the transmission of video via UHF signals and solutions for monitoring fault lines and volcanic conditions in some of the most remote parts of the world.
- Sensor Data, Images Hitch Ride With Wi-Fi-based Solution
Wavelite has commercialized a system from Stanford University that employs a modified Wi-Fi transmission to send everything from temperature and humidity data to pictures to a phone, tablet or laptop.
- ParkPass Automates Access Control, Payments and Entertainment
Montreal-based NFC solutions company Connect&GO is marketing a system for parks and festivals that offers an à la carte solution featuring a single cloud-based platform to allow attendees to access the site, purchase snacks, or use games and photo booths.
- RFID News Roundup
NXP Semiconductors, Baidu Cloud partner to secure IoT in China ••• Mojix upgrades STARflex enterprise-class RFID reader ••• Balluff unveils RFID safety guard locking switch ••• Teslonix, CISC Semiconductor team up on IoT-RFID reader and test solutions ••• Court grants judgment in favor of 3M/Neology regarding RFID trade secrets theft litigation by Star Systems International ••• Kerlink announces LoRaWAN integration in Google Cloud IoT with Microshare ••• Rivetz, Trustonic enhance security for blockchain-based apps ••• Broadgnss Technology intros GPS receiver with real-time array calibration technology.
- Security Firm's Study Finds Thousands of IoT Devices on Company Networks
The growing number of Wi-Fi-connected shadow devices, both those provided by an employer and personal devices carried by workers, are raising threats for cyber-attacks, the report indicates.
- RFID Ensures a Proper Seal for Health-Care Packaging
Nelipak has released the latest version of its medical packaging sealing equipment, which employs RFID technology to ensure that the correct components are used.
- Startup Targets IoT Hackers With New Platform
The solution, provided by Minim, will enable Internet service providers and home owners to access information about the activities of each IoT device, via firmware downloaded onto a router and a cloud-based server that manages data and shares it with authorized users.
- Congonhas Airport Modernizes Security and Operations
The facility is using RFID and RTLS technologies to control ramp access and improve asset and staff monitoring, at lower costs.
- Zebra Printers Enable Intelligent Badge Printing With HF, LF Tags
With the company's ZC300 and ZC350 printers, businesses will be able to print badges, either in batches or on demand, that will allow them to identify mustering individuals during emergencies, count students and faculty attendance at schools, or better manage exhibits at trade shows based on attendee traffic.
- RFID Badges Printed With Color Photos
Primera has launched a new printer that encodes EPC UHF RFID tags in disposable badges or ID cards, while printing color logos, text and a photo of an individual on the front, for use by visitors or trade show guests.