STMicroelectronics extends NFC reader IC portfolio for digital car keys; Apptricity launches mobile app featuring RFID; BehrTech receives Canadian government grant for IoT sensor technologies; Tompkins Robotics intros micro-fulfillment solution for retailers; Thread Group certifies IoT offerings from Silicon Labs, NXP, Nordic Semiconductor, WideSky; Powercast joins the RAIN RFID Alliance.
Technology company Engineering has developed a sensor that warns of unsafe distances between workers in order to prevent coronavirus contagion.
Arrow Electronics, Panasonic Industry, STMicroelectronics offer IoT modules; NFC Forum adopts bi-directional communication between smartphones, IoT devices; ProGlove provides social-distancing sensors for factory floor; Laird Connectivity unveils wireless IoT gateways; Nedap intros BLE-NFC vehicle gate access solution.
An IoT system being piloted by an Inner Mongolian open pit mine includes Beijing TAGE's Idriver solution, using software from Wind River, to manage sensor data, direct vehicles and forward information wirelessly to mine management.
How can the Internet of Things help with the COVID-19 crisis?
Internet of Things company Particle has released a solution that it says can serve multiple industries with minor customization, thereby reducing the cost of entry for companies tracking individuals, assets or inventory.
A solution from telecom carrier National Narrowband Network aims to reduce water waste by up to 30 percent with Sensoterra probes and an app that provides real-time data and analytics about water use in growing fields, city parks and athletic fields.
Kerlink's LoRaWAN solution is capturing radon measurements at Mount Etna's craters in real time, so that researchers have access to data and analytics related to conditions that could lead to an eruption.
The company's SR1000 Series chips are designed to use less power than standard UWB chips and to be faster due to low latency, as well as cost less and prevent interference from other wireless signals.
Apex Building Group is using an Internet of Things solution from Triax Technologies to view the real-time location of each of its workers for safety purposes, as well as for state regulation compliance, as they renovate 15 occupied apartment buildings.