The company is planning or deploying RTLS solutions for several U.S. hospitals, for which it provides a customized system, integration, software, hardware and post-installation consultation.
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.
Nothingbutnet is providing a social-distancing-based premium version of its real-time location system for sports, as well as for offices or factories, that leverages Bluetooth Low Energy technology from Quuppa.
NXP offers edge-connected platforms for IoT product development; Bosch Sensortec launches longevity program for IoT applications; IoT company Altair Semiconductor renamed Sony Semiconductor Israel; UWB RTLS provider Sewio opens U.S. office; Avnet intros single-board computer to foster IoT project development; Fact.MR predicts dual-interface smart-card market growth.
Smartrac unveils inlays for secure product authentication; Extronics offers RTLS solution for process industry; Sigfox, Phoenix Fund provide Internet of Things service in Puerto Rico; Tuya joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors; Microsoft acquires IIoT security startup CyberX; Industrial Internet Consortium publishes smart factory white paper; Digi International intros router for industrial, remote location monitoring.
The system-on-chip could cost as little as 20 cents apiece in large volumes and enable wireless Bluetooth Low Energy transmissions from sensors to a mobile phone or tablet, so that a real-time locating system could be deployed at minimal expense.
Morita Group is tracking the status and location of each truck as it is assembled at the company's site in Osaka, Japan, using Kokusai Kogyo software and Quuppa Locators and tags to detect where each vehicle is in the factory or yard.
CenTrak's TruView system is designed to serve all levels of care for continuing care retirement communities, by locating residents anywhere at a facility, from golf courses to bedsides, when they need help, as well as collecting analytical data about the movements of residents and personnel.
Announcements made at Sewio's second annual summit in the Czech Republic included descriptions of UWB installations at Toyota and other manufacturing sites, as well as Decawave's new membership with UWB-based groups.
Sewio's ultra-wideband solution, deployed this year, enables Budweiser Budvar to determine the locations of its forklifts within centimeters, and to thereby understand the movements of its returnable pallets, thus preventing errors, increasing efficiency and reducing inventory space.