- Smart Security Vehicles Leverage IoT to Capture and Share Data
With Internet of Things sensors and connectivity from MetTel, Brosnan Risk Consultants is monitoring the conditions in and around its security trucks, then sharing that data with customers to provide greater visibility into work being done by each of thousands of officers throughout the United States.
- Sensormatic Releases SaaS Loss-Prevention and Inventory-Management System
The company's RFID- and BLE-based TrueVUE solution is designed to offer a low cost of entry for retailers looking to use RFID to track stock and capture shrinkage data in order to improve inventory accuracy.
- Adler Modemarkte Rolls Out RFID Robot Across 45 Stores
After several years of piloting the technology to prove it can bring automated inventory visibility to its stores, the fashion retailer is expanding MetraLabs' TORY robotic technology this summer, with plans to equip all 175 shops by 2021.
- IoT Keeps an Eye on Cold Beer in South Africa
Anheuser-Busch InBev's South African Brewery is piloting an IoT system that captures data about the temperatures and locations of beer coolers around the country, and can thus confirm that they are in use, are being used properly and are in good working order.
- Zebra Survey Finds Warehouses Preparing to Augment Operations With Technology
The company's "2024 Warehousing Vision Study" finds that RFID and RTLS are among the technologies that three-quarters of surveyed businesses plan to use to meet the demands of the e-commerce market, even with labor shortages.
- RFID Enables Automatic Replenishment for Dutch Retailer
Wild Store is leveraging RFID technology from RFKeeper at its distribution center and at two stores to gain visibility into where goods are located, thereby automating the ordering of new inventory and offering goods for sale from its Web shop.
- RFID Tracks Bourbon As It Ages
Wild Turkey has employed a UHF RFID system to monitor the aging process of its liquor at three storage locations, while eliminating the time and potential errors related to manually counting its 650,000 barrels.
- U.K. Home Goods and Apparel Retailer Boosts Accuracy With RFID
Matalan has deployed RFID across all 220 stores to bring its inventory accuracy above 95 percent, helping to ensure that products are available for omnichannel sales.
- Auto Maker Speeds Processes via RFID
MSM Solutions' replenishment system is providing an automotive factory with UHF RFID-based data regarding the parts moving onto the assembly floor and empty racks returning from the floor, thereby ensuring the manufacturing system has just-in-time access to those parts.
- New Zebra Reader Promises Real-Time RFID Data Capture
The company's ATR7000 overhead reader provides real-time location data for retailers and warehouses using UHF RFID tags on assets, inventory and personnel, while a hybrid solution with an optical camera and an RFID reader tracks space usage as trailers or containers are packed.
- Mammut Uses NFC to Engage Customers
The European climbing and outdoor recreation retailer is using an NFC system from Smartrac Technology Group to track inventory through the supply chain, and to engage with shoppers long after they make their purchases.
- RFID News Roundup
Smartrac, 4E Antenna form partnership to strengthen sustainability in RFID products ••• Fleetilla, Polte collaborate to extend supply chain and equipment visibility via IoT ••• Inseego expands Industrial IoT product family with gigabit edge routers ••• IIoT company DataOnline rebrands as Anova ••• FIME brings NFC Forum certification services to Japan ••• LoRa Alliance, DLMS User Association bring Internet of Things to utilities.
- Waste-Management System Cleans Up With UHF RFID
Compta is powering its Bee2Waste system with an RFID solution from TechSigno using Chainway RFID readers to capture data from hundreds of thousands of waste bins as they are commissioned, and each time they are emptied.
- HP Brazil Integrates RFID With Smart Packaging
The technologies work in parallel and in a complementary manner, lowering costs and increasing efficiency in controlling the value chain of products.
- Simon AI Provides Turnkey IoT Solution With BLE
Kontakt.io's new offering is being piloted by companies in the Netherlands and Germany to track the movements of goods and people, as well as temperature conditions, employing cloud-based software.