Unlimited Solutions and Ernst and Young are expanding a BLE-based solution known as Flockey, which detected COVID-19 risks at the 2021 music event, to provide other applications for festivals and shows.
Today's campuses are leveraging technology to protect the health of their building occupants, while improving energy efficiency, reducing costs and enhancing operations.
Redpoint Positioning's system is being tested at large-scale mines in North America and Asia to track the locations of people and vehicles for safety purposes, as well as to trace contacts for disease prevention and find tools and equipment.
Princess Cruises began sailing again this summer, leveraging its OceanMedallion technology to help guests gain personalized experiences, while providing a sense of safety by reducing contacts and offering tracing.
A mining company is among the first users of a solution that incorporates Wipelot's ultra-wideband technology into Cisco's indoor and outdoor access points so both technologies can be leveraged in a single deployment.
SML RFID software deployed at 5,000+ stores; Confidex offers on-metal RFID label for specialty retail; Nordic Semiconductor, Memfault partner on connected devices SDK; IoT company Triax Technologies raises $12.5 in funding; Albanian music festival deploys Event Genius cashless tech; Digi intros IoT module platform based on NXP processor; Senet, Adtran team up for LoRaWAN network services.
The United Kingdom is offering some public events, including a 3,000-fan pop-up concert by Liverpool event manager Circus, where masks were left at home and social distancing was non-existent, but all attendees were pretested for COVID-19 and used a touch-free payment process with RFID wristbands and kiosks from Festicket.
Some retailers depend on human resources to achieve social distancing and prevent overcrowding, but RFID can automate many of these tasks.
The New Orleans music and barbeque event will resume this summer with an RFID-enabled bracelet solution from Wrstbnd that will provide touchless entry and payment, as well as collect data regarding traffic movement and crowd behavior.
Wearable technology can provide an innovative way for factories to keep workers safe.