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.
The company is preparing for rapid platform-level growth by engaging with solution providers and technology vendors that leverage its postage stamp-sized sticker tags to track products, assets and systems in real time.
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.
Sewio offers RTLS subscription service, software; Wiliot, Identiv unveil battery-assisted IoT tags; Soracom expands IoT partner program; Talkin' Things receives funding for RFID tag manufacturing; Senet, Ready Wireless partner on LoRaWAN solutions; Essence Group, Securitas Direct provide IoT-based intruder prevention; RedLore adds UWB tech to Wirepas IoT network.
Several racecar drivers and teams are employing and sponsoring a solution from Surgere to track the performance of tires or other components by monitoring how often each part passes RFID readers.
Energous is selling its kit with Atmosic's BLE system-on-chip, enabling users to build solutions that leverage wireless charging at up to a 13-meter distance for IoT solutions ranging from factory condition monitoring to in-store electronic shelf labeling.
Recent news reports paint a grim picture of the Internet of Things as an unsecured arena vulnerable to malicious players.
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.
As Internet of Things devices increasingly enter our homes and workplaces, expect to see more innovation in the way they connect.
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.