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Battling Cargo Theft in Brazil

With the Brazil-ID system in operation, the Wernher von Braun Research Center expects the creation of several services based on the same infrastructure used for toll collection.

Transportation Case Studies

Patti Engineering Solves RFID Challenges at Manufacturing and Distribution Site

During an RFID Journal webinar, the company described the deployment of its Siemens RFID system at a Fortune 500 company, and how it overcame challenges of water and metal presence, stray reads and the need for 100 percent read coverage.

Transportation Features

Solutions for Retail and Transportation

Avery Dennison's tags can track totes in the supply chain and perishable items in stores; Keonn's interactive AdvanLook solution engages customers; NXP's Ucode DNA chip provides cryptographic authentication of vehicles.

Transportation Editor's Notes

The Benefits of Going Cashless

Getting rid of paper money and coins offers benefits that go well beyond consumer convenience.

Transportation Expert Views

Keep the IoT Free (Patent Battles Not Welcome)

In order for the creativity and inventive capacities of the hundreds of thousands of people developing around open-source projects or platforms to be realized, it is vital that patent non-aggression be safeguarded.

Transportation Videos

Transportation White Papers

  • Building a Smarter World: How RFID Can Transform the Rail Industry
    Published June 2018
    Already adopted across the globe by numerous railway companies, RFID is a proven technology for the rail industry. This white paper, from JADAK, discusses the benefits of RFID in the transportation industry, which include fewer derailments, lower maintenance costs and more effective use of the transportation network. (4 pages)
  • NFC-enabled e-Ticketing in Public Transport: Clearing the Route to Interoperability
    Published January 2017
    The NFC Forum's Transport Special Interest Group explains how the growing global use of smartphones and other mobile devices offers an opportunity for the public transport industry to better serve customers and manage increasing demand, by ensuring that the millions of contactless readers and billions of smart cards deployed by public transport operators work seamlessly with the millions of NFC-enabled devices in the marketplace. (14 pages)
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