by Rich Handley | Dec 1, 2016 | News
Smartrac releases dual-frequency Prelam for contactless cards, establishes global distribution agreement with Future Electronics ••• Suprema launches RFID-enabled access-control device ••• Technavio report predicts U.S. RTLS market will grow by 45 percent through 2020 ••• NFC market expected to reach $47 billion by 2024 ••• OTI, Vend Access, Card Access Services to provide cashless-payment solutions in Australia.
by Claire Swedberg | Nov 14, 2016 | News
The U.K. company's Space Ranger 9100 UHF reader can track the movements of tagged items within a coverage area as large as 4,500 square feet for zonal tracking.
by Claire Swedberg | Nov 2, 2016 | News
The system, which utilizes CenTrak sensors and access points to capture temperature readings within each of 18 coolers, has already prevented the spoilage of $15,000 worth of food in a walk-in refrigerator since its installation in August.
by Beth Bacheldor | Oct 6, 2016 | News
Balluff and InformaTrac to provide complete RFID solution ••• IntelliTrack partners with Bluetooth beacon provider Visybl to offer RTLS ••• Ecom unveils CamScan to capture and encode RFID data ••• Leantegra announces new version of Bluetooth beacon platform ••• NXP adds new security features to SmartMX2 P60 Step-Up! ••• Shoppers Drug Mart adopts RFID-enabled audio prescription labels for sight-impaired.
by Claire Swedberg | Oct 5, 2016 | News
The solution, provided by Vizzia Technology, includes CenTrak's real-time location system to track equipment, as well as L-Com's Point Six Wi-Fi sensors to wirelessly measure and report refrigerator and freezer temperatures, in order to reduce spoilage.
by Claire Swedberg | Oct 4, 2016 | News
Altrad is using Smartly's SINTRA system to track the locations of steel scaffolding tagged with Bluetooth beacons, with Samsung phones and tablets functioning as tag readers.
by Claire Swedberg | Sep 27, 2016 | News
The Stanley Healthcare solution includes Wi-Fi RFID badges that nurses, physicians and other personnel can use to identify their locations and call for assistance.
by Claire Swedberg | Aug 12, 2016 | News
The system allows Manipal Hospital Bangalore's nurses to launch an automated search for available porters in their area, thereby reducing wait times and the need to place multiple phone calls.
by Claire Swedberg | Aug 1, 2016 | News
A three-university study finds that RFID-enabled hand-washing technology boosted hygiene compliance at hospitals by an average of 20 percent, but without sustained managerial support, those gains disappeared.
by Claire Swedberg | May 22, 2015 | News
About 45 hotels to date are installing the company's HelpAlert system, including The Kitano New York, and some are integrating alerts with video camera imagery.