Omni-ID's five new products are battery-free labels with sensors and UHF functionality to transmit data, such as temperature or moisture presence, to an RFID reader for use in the cold supply chain, at data centers or during construction.
Disrupt-X has introduced a low-cost, IoT-enabled smart parking reservation system that provides access to specific parking spaces, based on a WhatsApp invitation or a BLE connection to a phone.
Avery Dennison unveils dual-frequency RFID inlays for retail, healthcare; Kathrein Solutions intros RFID test and demo kit; Zebra offers mobile computing solution for front-line workers; NFC Forum launches wireless charging certification program; Semtech, CITiLIGHT collaborate on smart street lighting, LoRaWAN; Litmus, Google Cloud develop AI manufacturing platform.
NXP's NTAG 22x DNA family of NFC tag ICs leverage conductive and capacitive sensing to detect when a product has been opened, while providing moisture, pressure or fill-level sensing.
More than 80 end users and RFID experts will speak at this year's event regarding the technology's benefits for retail, apparel, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture, defense, aviation, energy and other sectors.
Ontex's smart diaper solution uses LoRaWAN connectivity with Semtech's ICs, printed sensor electronics built into each diaper, and software and an app to track the status of patients' hygiene at care facilities or hospitals.
Here are some key areas in which the technology is making a positive impact.
Considering the importance of healthcare infrastructure, using the latest technologies to improve everything from drug delivery to patient care should be a priority for every company and organization.
Michigan State University's Axia Institute has been building membership in the technology and healthcare industries as it tests RFID, identifies use cases, develops best practices and supports an interoperable system to share product data.
Companies are deploying Cognosos's RTLS technology to track assets by pinpointing their real-time locations, based on software algorithms rather than infrastructure triangulation.