Link Labs' AirFinder Onsite solution provides low-cost indoor location, with BLE tags identifying where they are based on phase ranging, and LoRa connectivity forwarding that data to a server.
As airline traffic resumes, the technology company's acquisition is part of its expansion plans in UHF RFID-based baggage tracking.
RFID and other Internet of Things technologies can take the guesswork out of monitoring physical assets, inventory, tools and more.
Since deploying an access-control system from HID Global at its Dublin headquarters, Avolon has rolled the system out to its other sites, providing touchless access to workers who twist their smartphone at a secured location to gain entrance.
A Keio University team has completed five years of development of a battery-free UHF sensor system that can stream data from up to 20 tags to a single interrogator, while preventing collisions by automatically assigning unique channels to each tag.
With increased memory and sensitivity, the company's latest tags are intended to offer a low-cost solution to the aviation, logistics and manufacturing markets, in which the need for RFID sometimes outpaces supply.
With a passive UHF RFID system from CodeGate, the company has a view into the locations of its tagged tools as they move into and out of zones, hangars, production areas and storage, thereby ensuring assets are never lost and delays do not occur.
Aerospace and automotive firms are among those tracking potential shock to goods in the supply chain with SpotSee's RFID-enabled ShockWatch, which uses a mechanical switch and RFID interrogation to wirelessly indicate if a potentially damaging impact has occurred.
Air freight services company dnata is expanding its Bluetooth Low Energy solution from Descartes to automatically identify unit load devices containing air freight at airports, thereby boosting efficiency and safety, while reducing the risk of loss.
With its UHF RFID-enabled cabinets, or with retrofitted kits using PervasID readers, the company is offering avionics and automotive companies, as well as other manufacturers, a solution for preventing tool loss and foreign object debris at more than 99 percent read accuracy.