- Fleet-Management Company Uses IoT Network Across Borders
DRVR's solution for tracking vehicles throughout Southeast Asia leverages Tata Communications' MOVE-IOT Connect SIM technology to provide seamless data access, no matter which cellular network is being used.
- RFID News Roundup
Ams launches NFC smart sensor IC for wireless temperature loggers ••• DENSO acquires InfiniteKey ••• RS Components intros smart RFID readers for industrial control panel applications ••• InfluxData announces Eclipse Foundation membership ••• ZigBee Alliance, Thread Group release specification to address IoT industry fragmentation ••• NFC Forum issues call for speakers to discuss RFID, IoT, NFC, AIDC technologies.
- Beacon-Based Solution Brings Intelligence to Offices
Tieto Corp. has seen sales and productivity increase since it installed its own MyOffice solution, using Quuppa beacon technology, to understand how work space is used, as well as automatically enable conference room use, service requests and worker location.
- Auburn RFID Lab Expands to Avionics With Delta Gift
Delta Air Lines' Aviation Sensor ID Bay will be dedicated to researching and development related to RFID technology use for tracking flyable parts, baggage and tools for airlines, aircraft companies and original equipment manufacturers, as well as for the RFID companies that serve them.
- Passive Sensor Tags to Surpass 5 Million Units This Year
IDTechEx research finds that passive UHF and NFC sensor tags are dominating the RFID sensor market, while battery-assisted sensor tags are also seeing market growth as a relatively low-cost IoT solution.
- Companies Test T-Systems' IoT Technology in Brazil
With the Roambee device, the Internet of Things platform collects data such as location, shock, humidity, temperature, movement, air gases and other environmental variations.
- Zebra Survey Finds IoT Plans in the Works at Most Companies
Only 36 percent of respondents say they have a company-wide intelligent enterprise system, while 57 percent report having a vision in place for some level of Internet of Things expansion.
- New Beacon Solution Offers Low-Cost Supply Chain Visibility
Roambee's BeeBeacon system consists of small, low-cost beacon devices and Bee hubs to receive transmissions, using BLE, GSM or Wi-Fi connectivity to track goods in large volume through warehouses, on ships and vehicles, and at stores.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra unveils SMB mobile device ••• Datalogic intros long-range UHF RFID portal reader ••• United Bus Technology equips DC Trails' double-deckers with RFID ticketing solutions ••• Positek RFID technology awarded patent ••• Bluetooth SIG hosts webinar on Bluetooth mesh protocol ••• ams launches NFC sensor interface for Industrial IoT ••• Canada requires breeding cattle imported from U.S. to be RFID-tagged.
- Ocean ETA Provides Visibility to Location of Vessels and Cargo Contained Within
Savi's new satellite- and cellular-based system for tracking goods from land to sea offers companies access to location and condition data regarding goods traveling across oceans.
- 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.
- Smart Cooler Helps Companies Sell More
Embraco has created an Internet of Things-based platform to help customers market more drinks and food at the point of sale.
- RFID News Roundup
Impinj enhances RFID distributed operating system ••• Identiv, NXP Semiconductors partner on NFC tag starter kit ••• STMicroelectronics NFC tags to be certified by NFC Forum ••• Ocean Tomo offers patent lot on sensor and RFID technologies ••• Malaysian highway to use RFID tags for toll payments ••• GS1 US accepting proposals for Connect 2018 event ••• Industrial Internet Consortium, EdgeX Foundry announce liaison.
- IoT Brings Intelligence to Hard Hats
Companies are trialing a new Internet of Things system from GuardHat, with data-management software from HPCC Systems, to understand where their workers are located—both in real time and historically—as well as the conditions around them, in order to boost safety and efficiency.
- Alliance Rubber Stretches Limit of RFID and NFC Applications
The rubber band company is working with the University of Sussex to develop elastic material that could not only be stronger than standard rubber, but also transmit data via RF, accommodate RFID or NFC chips, and store sensor data.