Culvert IoT offers location-aware solution for industrial workplaces; Lacuna Space, Semtech expand LoRaWAN coverage via IoT satellites; MultiTech Systems unveils LoRaWAN sensors; FloLIVE, Paragon ID secures ARC certification; Wiliot launches retail IoT starter kit; Luner announces IoT SIM for developers, SMEs.
By acquiring its fellow technology company, HID anticipates growth into hospitality-related textile-management solutions globally, providing systems for uniforms and linen management, as well as laundry services.
For approximately $10 a month, companies can employ Link Labs' SuperTag Hub to track the conditions and locations of goods moving through and between facilities, or to and from worksites.
Two factors may be driving growth: decreasing tag costs—as low as 10 cents apiece for Wiliot's battery-harvesting tags—and software with artificial intelligence and machine learning so users can do more with the data they collect.
Stores are deploying technology from Sensormatic Solutions and Impinj to identify any products being removed, with alerting and analytics to prevent theft in real time or through merchandising strategies.
Avery Dennison's new tag was designed to be applied to metallic goods, like healthcare supplies or appliances, to be read via a UHF reader in the supply chain or at a store, and as NFC with a smartphone.
With a solution from Haco RFID, the company has reduced the cost of inventory counts, while improving its business processes using GS1 standards.
Fagron Sterile Services provides automated data access regarding single-use products to help hospitals adopt RFID for visibility, and facilities can receive items already tagged for onsite use.
Food companies have begun testing Avery Dennison's AD TT Sensor Plus 2 BLE device to automate the capture of temperature data, while employing NFC to upload detailed information about temperature readings throughout a product's transit.
Under Armour boosts efficiency chain-wide via RFID; Semtech intros LoRaWAN integration for Arson Metering solution; Renesas develops new write technologies for IoT applications; MicroAI software protects IoT devices from cybersecurity attacks; Dell, Litmus partner on IoT-based smart manufacturing solution.