- Blockchain Solution Employs NFC for Supply Chain Accountability
ShipChain and GTX are partnering to offer a solution that captures supply chain data throughout perishable goods' journey from manufacturer to consumer, with a goal of boosting visibility and trust.
- FDA RFID Drug Pilot Planned This Summer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed on to a six-month project with a technology firm, as well as drug companies and hospitals, to study the value of data captured from UHF RFID-tagged injectable drugs as they move from the point of manufacture to a patient.
- RFID Data Helps Power Schneider Electric's Smart Factory
The company is inviting customers and partners to view its IoT solution that employs data from RFID, as well as augmented and virtual reality systems, to monitor the status of production and supplies, capture analytics regarding work-in-progress and boost efficiency.
- Traxens Helps to Facilitate Digital Transition of French Port
The Internet of Things company has joined an initiative by the French Smart Port in Med as an associate partner, with the aim of supporting the transformation of the Port of Marseille Fos.
- NFC Tracks Passive Refrigeration for Low-Carbon-Footprint Deliveries
Cold-chain solutions company Cold&Co has teamed up with Blulog to provide a system for tracking temperatures in thermal, lightweight containers during the last mile of food delivery to customers.
- Under Armour to Present at RFID Journal LIVE! Retail 2019
Three teammates from the global footwear and sportswear company will share how its RFID program is helping to elevate its world-class supply chain and retail experience.
- RFID in Manufacturing: Virtual Event Presentations Now Available
Hear how manufacturing firms are using RFID to achieve business benefits.
- RFID News Roundup
Auburn University RFID Lab announces retail supply chain project ••• A2B Tracking launches mobile RFID asset-tracking app ••• Atos intros IoT edge-computing server ••• Longview IoT unveils new IoT protocol, extends its secure IoT solutions ••• Zscaler releases report on IoT traffic and threats ••• Event Genius services four cashless events simultaneously via RFID.
- HP Integrating RFID and Smart Packaging
At the Apas 2019 Congress event, HP's Kami Saidi spoke about the integration of smart packaging with radio frequency identification, as well as the benefits for buyers of the company's products.
- Passive RFID Temperature-Sensing Kit Allows Testing
Metalcraft's Temperature Sensor Kit enables systems integrators or their customers to test UHF RFID-based temperature-sensing systems for specific use cases, without large investments in software or integration.
- Mammut Uses NFC to Engage Customers
The European climbing and outdoor recreation retailer is using an NFC system from Smartrac Technology Group to track inventory through the supply chain, and to engage with shoppers long after they make their purchases.
- New Short-Range UHF Reader Targets Automotive Suppliers
SICK's RFU61x is designed to capture UHF RFID tag reads at short range so that original equipment manufacturers can leverage the tags in tight or crowded assembly locations.
- Axzon Adds New Features to Sensing RFID Tag
The company's Xerxes tags come in two forms: a passive version, available now, that can accommodate four sensor modalities and comes with encryption for secure blockchain applications, and a battery-powered datalogger.
- RFID News Roundup
Smartrac, 4E Antenna form partnership to strengthen sustainability in RFID products ••• Fleetilla, Polte collaborate to extend supply chain and equipment visibility via IoT ••• Inseego expands Industrial IoT product family with gigabit edge routers ••• IIoT company DataOnline rebrands as Anova ••• FIME brings NFC Forum certification services to Japan ••• LoRa Alliance, DLMS User Association bring Internet of Things to utilities.
- New On-Metal Tags Target Food, Beauty, Small Products
Avery Dennison is releasing two small, on-metal tags to enable brands and retailers to expand RFID tagging to include metal containers, liquids and metallic packaging for food, beverages and cosmetics.