The company has also introduced a new discovery kit and expansion software, and it has acquired UWB firm BeSpoon and the cellular IoT connectivity assets of Riot Micro.
Nedap upgrades RFID portfolio with latest OSDP standard; Matik distributes RFID converting machine from MELZER; Kit Check RFID platform adds sanitization feature; CEA-Leti investigates 6G wireless networks in millimeter-wave bands; Industrial Internet Consortium publishes IoT digital transformation white paper; YoSmart integrates Semtech LoRa devices into smart-home IoT products.
Tuya Smart's software platform and app provide wireless connectivity to approximately 30 products released in China for such smart-home applications as water meter management, as well as heating and lighting controls.
Smart Label Solutions, Newave Sensor Solutions, Wistron NeWeb Corp. partner to develop Asia-Pacific RFID market; Sigfox, Alps Alpine ally to boost IoT market innovation; Altair Semiconductor receives SoftBank NB-IoT validation for cellular IoT chipset; Nexxt Solutions, Microsoft, Tuya collaborate on smart homes and home automation; CTIA approves Intertek as authorized testing lab for IoT cybersecurity certification; ITL Group launches RFID podcast.
Atlas RFID Solutions launches new track-and-trace software; JADAK releases handheld barcode scanner with RFID functionality; Silicon Labs, Notion partner on IoT smart-home sensor; BehrTech intros wireless IIoT connectivity brand and product family; LoRa Alliance expands LoRaWAN certification program for IoT devices; ABI Research report says IoT tech taking root in agriculture.
Xerafy releases ceramic RFID tag; Zebra Technologies intros data-intelligence platform; Triax Technologies adds access-control functionality to its construction platform; Zigbee Alliance announces initiative to strengthen IoT security, interoperability, reliability; Tuya, Microsoft collaborate to power smart-home products on Azure Cloud platform; Global Market Insights predicts automotive NFC market will be worth $6 billion by 2025.
Small, inexpensive, battery-powered and IoT-caged sensors can be quickly connected with the help of 5G networks to bring about new and more efficient presence detection in, for example, the construction and real-estate sectors.
Palo Alto Innovation intends to release its product later this year, using BLE and LoRa technologies to capture sensor data, ranging from water leak detection to an opened door or refrigerator temperature, in the cloud.
The Zigbee Alliance predicts the release of its new specification will unleash creativity in developers since it enables Zigbee-based home-automation and smart-lighting products to operate with IP networks, while Wi-Fi is the next potential interoperability target.
Tamarack Products integrates Lake Image Systems tech to print variable information on RFID tags ••• Luxochain combines NFC, RFID, blockchain, fingerprint authentication to thwart counterfeiting ••• Amazon to join Zigbee Alliance board of directors ••• IoT company Rutronik to distribute Insight SiP Bluetooth and RF antenna modules ••• C3 provides IoT and AI technologies to European power utility Enel ••• Ericsson intros cellular IoT solutions, identifies industry market segments.