HID adds modules with Impinj chips to its RFID reader line; Zebra provides channel partners with RFID and RTLS tools; Mandalay Bay adds RFID locks to remodeled convention center; STAR Systems receives E-ZPass approval for multi-protocol reader; Kigen manages SIM ownership transfer for AT&T IoT customers; Latium Technologies updates PCL Construction IoT platform.
With eSIM technology from Idemia and Soracom's IoT network, manufacturers and developers are expected to build low-power, cellular-based connectivity into devices without requiring a subscriber identity module.
STMicroelectronics intros M2M embedded SIMs, inertial sensors; Renesas acquires Reality Analytics, offers IoT development platforms; A2B Tracking RFID platform receives Zebra validation; Technology provider Velociti doubles warehouse size; Indoor Robotics raises Series A funding for drone tech.
SML invests in Rielec for supply chain management; STMicroelectronics unveils NFC payment readers; NFC Forum establishes global wayfinding identifier; Telit offers digital transformation apps, templates; Soracom, Sony partner on IoT microcontrollers; Arm signal processor targets IoT, embedded markets.
Clothing retailer Charanga deploys Nedap RFID platform; TSC Printronix Auto ID intros mobile RFID printer; Arm adds processors to its IoT product portfolio; Vubiq Networks awarded RFID technology patent; Memfault, Dimension Four partner on IoT smart devices.
The RFID technology provider intends to market UHF RFID products that can be sewn or built into garments to provide loss prevention and tracking functionality for a product's entire lifespan, from manufacture to recycling.
NXP, Ford collaborate on connected cars; Semtech, Everynet, Telkom Indonesia partner on LoRaWAN vaccine carrier; STMicroelectronics intros NFC tag IC with privacy features; AiDash launches sustainability-management system; Ezitech, JOAT help South Africa monitor water extraction with u-blox tech; ScaleOut Software extends IoT digital twin service; embedded RFID company Primo1D raises funding; Kinetic, Nationwide offer workers' comp wearables.
ISBC is expanding its RFID paper solution to include a variety of qualities and layouts, to enable printers to print and cut NFC-enabled versions of the products they sell, such as business cards, fliers, tickets, badges and fortune cookies.
Tire companies and original equipment manufacturers are building Avery Dennison Smartrac's AD Maxdura tag directly into tires, with the goal of monitoring them throughout the supply chain.
SML RFID software deployed at 5,000+ stores; Confidex offers on-metal RFID label for specialty retail; Nordic Semiconductor, Memfault partner on connected devices SDK; IoT company Triax Technologies raises $12.5 in funding; Albanian music festival deploys Event Genius cashless tech; Digi intros IoT module platform based on NXP processor; Senet, Adtran team up for LoRaWAN network services.