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iDTRONIC intros new desktop RFID reader ••• Alien Technology to join panel on logistics labeling and tracking technologies ••• New Boundary Technologies, IJACK Technologies partner on remote monitoring system for oil and gas producers ••• Soracom leads multi-million-dollar investment round in Sigfox provider Unabiz ••• Industrial Internet Consortium publishes white paper on industrial networking for IIoT system designers ••• Qorvo, Leedarson launch multi-standard smart-lighting solutions for IoT.

Smart Products Case Studies

Nebraska Hospital Boosts Efficiency, Patient Care With RFID

Cardinal Health's Inventory Management Solutions, installed at Nebraska Medicine, track the storage and use of high-value supplies for surgical procedures, thereby reducing out-of-stocks and expirations, while also automating patient billing.

    Smart Products Features

    New Generation of Mobile IoT Is Changing Consumer Experiences

    Startups with solutions that employ Bluetooth Low Energy, Eddystone and traditional Bluetooth will help consumers find their personal property, view product content without an app at stores, and share music from a phone with multiple speakers or devices.

    Smart Products Editor's Notes

    IOT Hype Begins to Fade

    Consumer interest in smart home devices declined during the past year, indicating that Internet of Things technologies might be losing some of their luster.

    Smart Products Expert Views

    Integrating Smart Technology into Medical Devices

    Such integration can greatly improve the quality and effectiveness of service.

    Smart Products Best Practices

    A Strategic Approach to RFID

    Here are some best practices for developing an RFID strategy that delivers near- and long-term benefits in aerospace and defense.

    Smart Products How To Articles

    How to Benefit From the Internet of Things

    RFID lets businesses make smart connections, to automate processes, improve customer loyalty and cut costs with remote monitoring.

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      Smart Products White Papers

      • Should Manufacturing Applications Be Hosted on the Cloud?
        Published September 2018
        Social, mobility, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies have dominated discussions in recent days, with companies increasingly adopting these trends to improve productivity and reduce cost in smart factories. Most major software providers offer cloud-based options, and organizations must assess whether applications and infrastructure can be moved to the cloud, and whether they can achieve a return on investment. SunPower's Nikhil Padhi provides a broad-level evaluation approach. (14 pages)
      • Selecting a Manufacturing Execution System for a Smart Factory
        Published September 2018
        Manufacturing execution systems (MES) are a key application for smart factories. Many companies opt for a home-grown system so they can map custom business process steps, but in recent years, there has been a strong adoption of packaged MES technologies. One challenge has been how to select the appropriate MES. SunPower's Nikhil Padhi outlines several key elements to consider during selection. (14 pages)
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