Walletmor has developed a Near Field Communication tag that can be embedded in a user's hand to enable credit card payments; the long-term plan is to release a similar solution for a full digital wallet, with an embedded NFC tag for multiple payment sources, access control and medical records.
NXP's NTAG 22x DNA family of NFC tag ICs leverage conductive and capacitive sensing to detect when a product has been opened, while providing moisture, pressure or fill-level sensing.
Organizations considering asset-tracking options must take into account a system's effectiveness and ensure the privacy and safety of employees.
Recent news reports paint a grim picture of the Internet of Things as an unsecured arena vulnerable to malicious players.
Schools and conferences have a variety of choices, ranging from inexpensive QR codes and LF RFID to automated systems with fixed readers leveraging UHF RFID technology.
RF Code intros edge monitoring solution for remote locations; Senet, Helium expand LoRaWAN connectivity globally; Kerlink gateways power SkyLab LoRaWAN for wind energy; IoT company UnaBiz appointed new Sigfox owner; IIJ Global, Excelfore boost connected car software security; Auterion, Spleenlab partner on drones, AI for infrastructure inspections.
Silverstein Properties is allowing tenants at 7 World Trade Center to use their iPhones or watches to access the building, their offices or other secured areas via a solution from HID Global, using Apple Pay.
Passive RFID technology coupled with IR sensors, provided by EPC Solutions Taiwan, manages the precise location of fine art inside narrow cabinets in the museum's storage area, automating inventory data and preventing theft in real time.
BLE-enabled readers are gaining in popularity, and increased convenience and secure encryption are just a few of their advantages.
COVID-19 has prompted many organizations to adopt touchless and biometric access-control solutions, as well as other emerging technologies, such as contact tracing.