Saturno knows the space in which each new car it services and transports is parked, as well as every time vehicles are moved, thanks to an RFID- and barcode-based system that links each car's VIN with a specific parking space and the driver who moved it there.
Digital keys allow the use of a smartphone to open vehicle doors and perform varied remote operations in a way that promises to be simple, practical and safe.
The company is working with warehouses and suppliers to provide a kanban-based solution employing its ARU 2400 reader with FAKRA connectors that enable the quick connection of up to 24 additional antennas to capture automated tag reads on shelves.
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The IoT-based app can be used with a GM vehicle's OnStar solution using cellular connectivity, while the Geotab system can also incorporate Drivewyze's weigh-station bypass application.
The company's TireTag is 67 percent smaller than standard RFID tags and offers a read range of up to 3 meters, enabling businesses to more easily build RFID into each tire in order to track its operation.
The Eclipse Foundation has launched a working group for the Industrial Internet of Things software standard known as Sparkplug, to ensure the interoperability of IoT systems for energy and gas, automotive and other industrial users.
Thanks to improved production and inventory-management processes, Brazil's R2A has optimized its entire end-to-end supply chain.
The country's Ministry of Interior is deploying an RFID solution from Go+, using technology from Kathrein Solutions in cooperation with Wireless Dynamics, to track the nation's registered vehicles as they travel highways and city roads, thereby providing traffic flow- and law-enforcement-based data.
Waste-management software from Topolytics will capture data regarding each tire collected for recycling or reuse with PragmatIC's new ConnectIC HF RFID chip and its handheld readers, to enable real-time management of the waste supply chain for tires.