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.
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.
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.
Nutrien's turnarounds at nitrogen and potash sites are now managed via an active RF solution from Triax that monitors social distancing and provides contact tracing for 1,500 or more contract workers temporarily on site.
During the COVID-19 pandemic's first year, the real-time location systems sector has seen strong growth at hospitals.
Companies are deploying a Nymi solution with Elatec readers to enable workers to access clean rooms and offices, use secure computers and printers, and monitor social distancing.
The company's new ebook helps organizations implement data-driven practices and fine-tune processes to help keep their workforce safe.