Tetra HGS is deploying a system from Litum, using STAR Systems International technology, to capture vehicle IDs for toll collection as the nation's roadworks transition from active transponders to passive windshield stickers.
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Technology and coffee company Kankak has developed a system leveraging Near Field Communication or QR codes to enable customers to order and pay for drinks within seconds.
Event Genius aims to help music festivals and concerts begin the process of organizing safe events once COVID-19 restrictions lift, leveraging RFID to make transactions touchless, limit interactions with staff and track attendee locations for contact tracing.
Although many survey respondents were unfamiliar with the term 'NFC,' a large percentage indicated they use the technology for payments nearly every day, and that the experience is mostly positive, paving the way for more applications.
As the pandemic has changed the world, cash is making way for virtual payments.
For some applications the answer is absolutely 'yes,' while in others, achieving 95 percent or higher is more than sufficient.
The Brazilian company, launched to accommodate that country's underserved market, is accelerating RFID deployment across the retail and tolling sectors, and has been providing RFID inlays to U.S. customers since 2018.
Michigan's Crystal Mountain will open its winter season with an RFID system from Axess that enables skiers to buy passes in advance, print and retrieve those passes at kiosks, and then walk through lift gates without touching anything or stopping to present credentials.
The IEEE's 802.15.4z, the latest amendment to the organization's UWB standard, is aimed at providing improved security and precise location data, while enabling both low- and high-rate pulse-repetition frequency for access to vehicles with phones or key fobs, as well as home access and payments.