Businesses and shoppers can both benefit when people can make payments and obtain information with a quick tap of a smartphone.
SML launches new RFID inlay for retail apparel; HID Global unveils industrial, financial card-printing products; IntelliGuard intros RFID-IoT inventory-management solution; SCA Pharma adds Kit Check embedded RFID tags to its products; Sewio promotes UWB tech with free RTLS enablement kits; Fluke invests in Everactive to accelerate IIoT solutions growth; Industrial Internet Consortium updates IoT vocabulary terms.
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.
The company, which produces 60,000 garments a month and sells them at its stores, has adopted a radio frequency identification solution from iTag Etiquetas Inteligentes.
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.
With shopping behaviors changing at fuel stations and their convenience stores, a cloud-based solution from PDI is tracking fuel levels and in-store sales, helping businesses automate replenishment, predict sales and provide digital purchasing experiences.
Dutch technology startup Aura Aware has designed and built a counter-top device leveraging STMicroelectronics technology to identify when customers are too close to a counter and illuminate a warning for them to take a step back.
The technology firm has acquired NFC payment company Mobeewave, teamed up with BMW for keyless car access, and released a feature for developers to provide easy NFC transactions without requiring an app.