- 'SUNRISE' Researchers Submerge the Internet of Things
Academic researchers are developing communication protocols that commercial partners are using to build the IoT underwater, where networks of sensor-enabled drones could open a wide range of new commercial and research applications.
- Dialing in a Clear Signal on Low-Power Networks
Are low-power networks key to ramping up the Internet of Things?
- Harvesting the IoT Down on the Farm
A panel discussion about the Internet of Things in agriculture reveals the ways in which farmers big and small are turning to technology to solve myriad production challenges.
- CaddieON Uses RFID to Help Golfers Improve Their Games
The Finnish startup has developed a wristband that includes sensors and an RFID reader to identify which club a player is using, and to determine each shot's distance and accuracy.
- Sensors Turn Parking Meters Into Parking Helpers
In the small California city of Walnut Creek, parking sensors offer data access and visibility for public and private parking services.
- Enevo Sensors Monitor Trash, Recycling Bins for Optimized Collection
The four-year-old Finnish company provides a solution that tells municipalities and private collection companies how full their waste containers are.
- Major Beacon Deployment Takes Off at Miami International Airport
Assisted by SITA Lab, the airport has deployed hundreds of Bluetooth beacons to encourage app development, and to give SITA's common use registry a test flight.
- Wrestler-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Concussion Tracker
An injury sustained during a wrestling match led a young MIT graduate to develop a concussion-tracking system that leverages the Internet of Things.
- InfraMarker Adds GPS, Cloud Services to Manage Buried Assets
The company says the new edition of its RFID-enabled solution will bring underground assets into the Internet of Things.
- PostNL Tracks Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals Via RFID
The company has installed SenseAnywhere active UHF transceivers and receivers within the postal vehicles it operates in Belgium.
- Recognizing Kevin Ashton's Contributions to RFID Journal
The co-founder of the MIT Auto-ID Center and soon-to-be author wrote a column for 10 years that added greatly to the world's understanding of RFID's role in business and society.
- Zebra Buys Motorola Solutions' Enterprise Business
With the purchase of a major supplier of fixed and handheld RFID readers, Zebra will now be one of the world's largest providers of RFID hardware, including printers, encoders and readers, as well as software.
- Iotera Develops Active RFID Tag With 4-Mile Read Range
The tag, which has a built-in GPS receiver, will be offered in consumer and enterprise versions, enabling users to identify a tag's location via an Iotera RFID reader and a hosted application.
- Making More Sense
We must present all the data we collect in a meaningful way.