Avery Dennison unveils dual-frequency RFID inlays for retail, healthcare; Kathrein Solutions intros RFID test and demo kit; Zebra offers mobile computing solution for front-line workers; NFC Forum launches wireless charging certification program; Semtech, CITiLIGHT collaborate on smart street lighting, LoRaWAN; Litmus, Google Cloud develop AI manufacturing platform.
The Wi-SUN Alliance, representing Internet of Things-based wireless mesh technologies, conducted a study that finds more than nine in 10 respondents believe adoption is necessary to remain competitive, and that deployments are becoming more complex.
Swinburne University, Optus Enterprise Mobility and Brimbank City Council will track conditions around collection vehicles throughout Victoria, Australia, and identify issues to address, including broken signs, damaged shelters and trash.
Dhyan, Senet partner on LoRaWAN smart streetlighting for cities, utilities; DATASCAN, Frequentiel collaborate on item-level RFID for retailers; Elsight drone connectivity added to Auterion ecosystem; LORIOT closes Series A funding with WIKA Group.
Semtech, Vutility collaborate on LoRaWAN energy-monitoring system; Janam Technologies launches self-credentialing kiosk; Viakoo device certificate manager allows Zero Trust for IoT networks; Powercast ships 10 million wireless RF Powerharvester chips; Soracom, Orange Wholesale France partner on IoT connectivity services; Itron partners with Spanish city on smart-city project.
Swiss Saltworks has been piloting an Internet of Things-based solution with cellular LTE connectivity to track the conditions at its silos in the mountainous communities it serves in Switzerland.
Renesas Electronics offers MPU, BLE RF transceiver for IoT devices; Radix IoT, Techstream Systems partner on IoT smart-building solutions; CEA-Leti, Spectronite develop software radio; Foundries.io, Variscite provide embedded IoT platform; Sigfox announces update on receivership/rehabilitation proceeding.
The solution, involving around 70,000 connected streetlights, improves lighting management at each fixture, while identifying when maintenance is required as soon as a fixture fails.
Avery Dennison Smartrac offers compact NFC inlays for retail packaging; NXP adds secure IC to its MIFARE product line; Identiv launches secure authentication platform for NFC tags; Device Authority, Avnet partner for IoT security management; KORE, Kigen, Energy Web team up for smart-grid applications; Pharrowtech, Blu Wireless unveils new chip, phased-array antenna module.
CAEN RFID intros portable inventory-management reader; Semtech integrates LoRaWAN in ICT oyster-farming solution; LoRa Alliance issues LoRaWAN report; Essence Group joins Qualcomm Smart-Cities Accelerator Program.