Smart factories are switching their traditional processes to more advanced technology-based systems.
The organization has unveiled a pair of short-term pilots for gait analysis in geriatric patients, as well as for asset-tracking within healthcare facilities.
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.
Kinexon's X-Tag is designed to cost about one-fifth the price of existing UWB tags for Industrial IoT applications tracking items moving around a facility to gain a real-time view into operations and analyze business processes.
Humatics, Siemens receive MTA UWB train-positioning contract; SimplyRFID offers inventory-management guide for wine sellers; InnovationLab, Trelleborg integrate printed sensors in logistics app; New Boundary offers IIoT monitoring solution; Laird Connectivity, Memfault partner on IoT/Bluetooth debugging platform; RFID use boosts plastic pharmaceutical bottle sales.
Digital Twin offers IoT smart metering solution; Sharp adds touchless authentication via RF Ideas BLE tech; CAEN RFID unveils RFID readers with Impinj ICs; Soracom intros IoT development service; Industrial Internet Consortium publishes trustworthiness document; Auterion, NTT e-Drone Technology form strategic alliance.
As Industrial Internet of Things use cases mount up, the requirement to manage power more efficiently has increased exponentially, with interesting results.
Siemens publishes white paper on digital transformation; Mojix joins Zebra's PartnerConnect program; Magic Information intros IoT smart lock solution using ST tech; Vizinex RFID offers asset-tracking tag for outdoor, industrial use; XO2Tech unveils RFID products for FMCG; Sewio releases industrial anchor for RTLS deployments; Industrial Internet Consortium launches IoT Patterns Initiative; Winbond, Ambiq partner on IoT solutions, wearables; A2B Tracking, Fetch Robotics team up on RFID solutions.
R4i/Nebula integrates CAEN RFID readers; Qualcomm intros 5G modem for Industrial IoT; STMicroelectronics acquires edge AI software company Cartesiam; Kerlink, Cloud Energy develop IoT LoRaWAN smart-farming initiative in Vietnam; Semtech, SAS partner on cloud IoT solutions; Wind River adds security features to its IoT platform; Perr&Knight issues report on Kinetic wearables for workers.
Arrowhead Systems' Busse solution allows businesses to track the conditions of palletizers and depalletizers, with data-management software from Emerson Automation Solutions preventing downtime for maintenance or repairs, to help the industry meet the growing demand for canned drinks.