Australia's Bartle Frere Bananas is piloting RFID technology to track batches of the fruit as they are harvested and shipped to customers, while Internet of Things sensors track moisture and nitrates to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
ICT International's LoRaWAN solution leverages Semtech chips to transmit data about the environmental health of everything from forests and pastures to estuaries.
Today's campuses are leveraging technology to protect the health of their building occupants, while improving energy efficiency, reducing costs and enhancing operations.
An IoT solution from Sindcon, using Semtech's LoRaWAN protocol chip, is enabling the zoo to reduce its energy and water consumption by 10 percent, while cutting labor hours previously required for checking meters.
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.
STid offers multi-tech reader for car park access control; Newave Sensor Solutions, Smart Label Solutions extend partnership; Thingy IOT, Senet partner on LoRaWAN solutions for wildfires, air quality; Wind River supports Intel processors for IoT applications; Essence Group launches IoT-based intruder-prevention system; InnovationLab unveils software package for printed sensors.
Science Based Targets Initiative approves Avery Dennison emission-reduction plan; Tageos, All4Labels collaborate on sustainable RFID inlays; CISC Semiconductor offers RFID reader for quality verification; Wiliot intros new Internet of Things platform; NFC Forum releases wireless charging specification; New Zealand Dept. of Conservation deploys Swarm satellites; XO2Tech unveils new products for consumer packaged goods, oven; Kerlink launches indoor LoRaWAN IoT gateway; ELATEC issues white paper on user authentication and access control.
Supply chains should be viewed holistically to leverage data-infrastructure advances that enable an ecosystem of item- and shipping-specific information across all touchpoints.
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.
Brands and retailers alike are targeting IoT technologies like RFID to solve the dual challenge of making shopping more convenient for consumers while reducing the environmental impact of their operations.