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  • MeReal Biometrics Combines Biometrics and NFC Technologies for New Card Solution

    The company, based in France and Hong Kong, is selling an ID card for the hospitality industry that leverages Near Field Communication, as well as biometrics and acoustic signals, to vary the level of security for access control, payments and VIP services.

  • Single Switch Promises Lower-Cost RFID Access Control

    FEIG Electronics is selling a Wiegand switch with its RFID readers to enable companies and communities to deploy a single reader for two gates or lanes, thereby reducing the cost of RFID deployment.

  • Q-Track Kit Provides RTLS Coverage at Low Cost

    The company's new kit is aimed at companies for which traditional real-time location systems are too expensive or complex, and can be installed and commissioned by a user within a matter of hours.

  • Checkpoint RFID-Enables Its Security Solution to Protect Electronics, High-Value Products

    The Spider Wrap emits alerts when tampered with or when installed at EAS gates, and now comes in an RFID version with a UHF tag to prompt RFID-based alerts when read at a doorway.

  • Hybrid RFID Tag Links Worker Safety to Access Control

    Extronics' new safety badge, which combines active Wi-Fi RFID and passive HF RFID technologies, will allow oil and gas workers at a Southeast Asia refinery to gain site access, as well as have their location tracked, without requiring them to carry multiple devices.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Nedap intros slim mobile access-control reader ••• Fujitsu Frontech North America unveils biometric customer-authentication, RFID garment-tracking solutions ••• Tyco Retail Solutions collaborates with Google Cloud to power store solutions for digital transformation ••• Ambiq Micro releases Bluetooth 5 Low Energy microcrontrollers ••• INIT Innovation in Transportation secures HQ with STid, ABS Technology, SMARTContactless solutions ••• Atlas RFID Solutions adds bar-code scanning to mobile devices.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Bergen Airport to leverage BLIP Systems' technology to reduce wait times ••• RAIN RFID Alliance announces retail brands worldwide adopting UHF RFID ••• Schreiner ProTech intros RFID label for container management ••• CEVA's Bluetooth 5 Low Energy IP certified with Ellisys' Bluetooth compliance tester ••• Global Net Solutions Offers IoT badge-based security system ••• Runtime announces commercial support for Thread ••• CAEN RFID releases Bluetooth UHF RFID key fob reader.

  • RFID News Roundup

    ImageFIRST uses UHF RFID to manage client's linen inventory ••• SuperCom secures contract to deploy electronic monitoring suite in Idaho ••• Positive Proximity expands RFID, wearable beacon offerings ••• NetObjex demos IoT smart parking solution with cryptocurrency payment ••• Kerlink helps Proximus expand, densify LoRaWAN IoT network in Belgium.

  • D-Link, Afero Sign Partnership to Offer IoT Security in Brazil

    The agreement aims to extend security for automation products connected to D-Link's platform developed for corporate and domestic use.

  • BLE and RFID System Aims to Bring Security to Seniors

    Elpas' LoneProtect tag forwards data to a user's smartphone via Bluetooth Low Energy and to a back-end server via RFID, so that seniors can have their movements and any incidents managed by a care facility, or by their own loved ones.

  • RFID Opens the Door for Residents at Multiple Sclerosis Housing Facility

    Australia's MS Queensland Youngcare is using an RFID system from N.A.S.A. Electronic Security Systems to enable its wheelchair-bound residents to enter and leave their units and public areas, hands-free.

  • RFID News Roundup

    A2B Tracking earns Zebra Technologies software certification ••• Convergence Systems Ltd. signs Synergy RFID as stocking distributor for North American and Latin American regions ••• Datamars RFID laundry chips receive certification for MRI scans ••• Elatec RFID Systems offers BLE reader-writer ••• Midpoint Security releases free access-control software for controller brands.

  • Small Tamper-Evident Beacon Aims to Prevent Product Theft and Fraud

    Companies are purchasing Bluvision's new BEEKs Mini Tamper Proof Tag to protect their high-value assets or supplies, by detecting if someone breaks the beacon adhesive, and then receiving alerts based on that action.

  • Security at the Core of Cisco's IoT Initiatives

    Executives at the company's subsidiary in Brazil stress the importance of its Kinetic platform for processing Internet of Things data.

  • Companies Trialing Zebra Technologies' IoT Savanna Platform

    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.

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