The Internet of Things enables applications in a variety of sectors, from healthcare and industrial to home automation, environmental monitoring, retail and more.
Great Lakes Rubber is among the companies employing an RTLS solution with passive RFID from Accu-traq, using RF Controls' steerable-array antennas to capture the locations of UHF RFID-tagged supplies in manufacturing projects.
The company's latest products are designed for on-metal use in the retail sector, in food supply chains and for other applications.
A study conducted by Descartes Systems Group and Sapio Research found that the shipment visibility RFID, BLE and 5G technologies can provide for online purchases could increase customer satisfaction and improve sustainability.
Cal Cargo Airlines has deployed a solution from Descartes that provides data about the locations and conditions of palletized or containerized cargo moving through a worldwide network of BLE gateways.
The company's Atma.io solution, which can be used with RFID to track goods through a supply chain, now provides carbon scores from manufacture to consumer, along with real-time alerts and analytics about expiration dates and efficiencies.
Metrc has added four more U.S. states to its portfolio of customers that leverage its RFID-based solution to create a record of each plant and package of cannabis, then track the product throughout the supply chain.
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Companies benefiting from ultra-wideband RTLS solutions are focusing on power management of personnel badges, minimizing anchor or reader infrastructure, and dedicating employees to oversee the system's operation.
A solution from Murata ID Solutions is boosting efficiency and reducing errors for global fashion company Liu Jo, by identifying goods entering and leaving its distribution center.