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RFID News Roundup

Stora Enso, Atos partner on sustainable automated retail solutions; PragmatIC, Schreiner MediPharm team up for smart labels; Understory, MSI GuaranteedWeather intro weather sensor for auto insurance; Altair Semiconductor unveils automotive IoT chipset; the Industrial Internet Consortium updates its IIoT technical report; PT Next acquires RFID software company CodeNameWhat; Triax Technologies, Skanska to co-present at Autodesk University on IoT systems.

Sensors Case Studies

Con Edison Reduces Risk of Power Failures and Accidents via IoT Solution

The cellular-based sensor solution, provided by CNIguard and Plextek, enables the New York-based utility company to remotely monitor conditions under its manholes so it can detect problems before a power failure or a dangerous explosion can occur.

Sensors Features

Roaming Agreement Brings Global NB-IoT Functionality to Tags and Sensors

AT&T and Vodafone have entered into an arrangement by which a SIM card used with a consumer product, meter or label could be used to transmit data via low-power wide-area networks, whether in the United States or in parts of Europe.

Sensors Editor's Notes

Aerospace and Defense Catch Up on RFID

For years, adoption in these sectors was limited. But now, requirements by Airbus, Boeing and the U.S. Department of Defense have led suppliers to deploy the technology.

Sensors Expert Views

Utilizing the IoT for Smart Agriculture

Farmers and grocers need to take advantage of the Internet of Things and digital transformation to provide people around the world with healthy perishable food.

Sensors Videos

Sensors White Papers

  • How the Internet of Things Is Helping to Prevent Legionnaires; Disease
    Published February 2017
    Griswold Water Systems recently implemented IoT-based methods to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaires Disease. GWS has found a new, chemical-free way to treat the water used in cooling towers for commercial buildings. It replaced antiquated treatment methods with connected sensors, powered by Autodesk, that purify the water with electric fields. The process uses 28 percent less water and can save its customers more than $25,000 annually. (4 pages)
  • Smarter Sensors: How Deep Learning Is Transforming Building Automation
    Published April 2016
    Millions of office buildings worldwide are equipped with sensor-based systems designed to conserve energy, performing such tasks as automatically turning lights on and off when someone enters or leaves a room. But a truly smart building will know how an office space is being used at every moment. PointGrab's Jonathan Laserson explains how the next generation of sensors will need to be smarter and able to source and analyze richer levels of data, enabling the execution of more sophisticated tasks that go beyond energy consumption management. (4 pages)
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