The two-year TRACE project, led by a consortium that includes PragmatIC Semiconductor, will monitor NFC-tagged beverage bottles and food trays as they are sold, returned to a store, cleaned and then reused.
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Apptricity is partnering with Shopify to provide its Internet of Things edge device, an app, and BLE or other tags as part of the Storefront app, enabling users to view the location and status of goods at their own site, in the supply chain or at a customer's store.
The company's software is designed to reduce downtime and material costs, improve quality, and provide insights into machine and human productivity.
Companies such as DHL and FedEx are using ReverseLogix's software-as-a-service to improve returns processing, leveraging QR codes (or potentially RFID tags) to ensure goods are quickly received, inspected and either recycled or returned to the supply chain for resale.
CAEN RFID is offering the mode for its Proton and Quattro readers so users can more easily install and configure their RFID devices without requiring middleware or programming skills.
A hybrid solution from tech startup TrueGreen and RFID company Identiv enables UHF and NFC tracking from a single label to provide authentication, supply chain management and tamper-evident content for consumers who buy products at dispensaries.
Since taking a UHF RFID-based system live last year, the company has been using Nedap technology to boost inventory accuracy at each of 750 stores, thereby ensuring the on-shelf availability of its products for children and babies, while enabling omnichannel sales.
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 company has released its postage stamp-sized energy-harvesting device to transmit data at a distance of up to 10 meters, along with a software platform and a starter kit designed for easy development and deployment.