The RFID company's TC21 and TC26 devices, designed to increase productivity in these sectors, are aimed at businesses of all sizes.
The technology company is providing four new tools in its Clarity software aimed at automating the process of identifying and routing inventory for sale to customers, as well as marking down prices as stores reopen during the pandemic.
Belgian company Maggy developed the low-power solution for an EU Hackathon and is now selling the solution, leveraging a Silicon Labs SiP, to provide alerting and anonymous contact to help prevent COVID-19 transmission.
Several companies are conducting early testing of Avery Dennison's Maxdura device—which comes with a built-in battery, a sensor and UHF functionality—so that data can be captured as perishable foods, drugs or other goods pass through portals where tags are being read.
Avery Dennison's 2020 market research found the retail market is accelerating its transition into IoT and RFID to bring transparency to supply chains for shippers, retailers and consumers, as part of what it calls a revolutionary digital transformation.
The company has invested in the technology so it can accommodate customers interested in automating the distribution of their goods efficiently and safely.
CSafe Global has partnered with Cloudleaf to build Internet of Things sensors into its temperature-controlled containers so that life science companies and shippers can view and manage temperatures and other conditions during global shipments.
Roba Metals has increased its production and shipping volumes by automating the location and identification of pallets loaded with metal sheets with RFID tags on pallets and readers installed on cranes and forklifts.
As companies move to maximize production, protect intellectual property, and navigate complex domestic and international regulatory hurdles, many are turning to radio frequency identification.
The introduction of an active RFID system by marine terminal operators at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach achieved the expected benefits—and some unexpected ones.