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RFID News Roundup

RFID News Roundup

HID Global acquires Omni-ID; Terso Solutions deploys RFID at a thousand healthcare facilities; Semtech, IQnexus collaborate on LoRaWAN IoT air-quality sensors; AT&T, Kigen add SIM flexibility to cellular IoT devices; Industrial Internet Consortium changes name, focus; Link Labs boosts battery life, location accuracy for BLE IoT tags.
Fighting Fire with IoT

Fighting Fire with IoT

LoRa technology company Dryad Networks has developed a solution using low-cost LoRaWAN smoke-detecting sensors, as well as a mesh network and Swarm LoRa gateways to satellites, to alert firefighters as soon as smoke or smoldering conditions are detected in forests.
Barbados Cleans Up With RFID

Barbados Cleans Up With RFID

The nation's Sanitation Service Authority has launched an RFID-based solution to manage the collection of household waste, with the goal of becoming the cleanest Caribbean island.