- Totvs Presents RFID and IoT Solutions at New Showroom
At its new headquarters, the Brazilian firm presents radio frequency identification and Internet of Things systems for companies of any size.
- Smart Cooler Helps Companies Sell More
Embraco has created an Internet of Things-based platform to help customers market more drinks and food at the point of sale.
- Consumer-Facing NFC Comes to RFID Supply Chain Management System
eAgile's eLink brings NFC and UHF RFID together in a single tag that can be built into medication or product caps, seals or labels, so that it can be tracked through the supply chain via UHF and interrogated by consumers using an app.
- RFID Journal's Mark Roberti to Present Retail Omnichannel Strategies at Latam Retail Show
The company's founder and editor will speak on Aug. 30 about how radio frequency identification can benefit the retail sector.
- Qualcomm Buys NXP
The transaction, scheduled to close at the end of the 2017, could make Qualcomm a leader in RFID chip sales for IoT, cellular, automotive, transportation, payments and other applications.
- Manufacturer Tracks Scaffolding Products Via Beacon-Based RTLS
Altrad is using Smartly's SINTRA system to track the locations of steel scaffolding tagged with Bluetooth beacons, with Samsung phones and tablets functioning as tag readers.
- How Glanbia Uses Asavie's Tech to Connect Fleets, Factories, Farmers and Retailers
An Irish manufacturer of nutritional supplement and dairy products uses Asavie's technology to add visibility to the beginning and end of its supply chain.
- Malibu Rum Serves Up NFC-Connected Bottles
The maker of the coconut-flavored liquor is carrying out a three-month pilot involving Tesco shoppers, to learn how RFID can be used to engage consumers and understand their behavior.
- IoT News Roundup
Intel launches Joule dev kit at developer forum; Xylem buying smart meter maker Sensus; a big week for connected car news; LPWANs growing around the world; new LoRa dev kit by MultiTech; Kepware upgrades KEPServer software.
- IoT Platform Creates Single Interface for South African Meat Company
The Cavalier Group contracted a Pretoria-based startup to integrate alarm and access-control systems to make it easier for staff to respond to alerts and keep the facility running optimally.
- THINaër Launches Low-Cost Beacon-based RTLS
Health-care and aerospace companies are already using the firm's solution to determine the locations and movements of items and individuals, and to analyze that data in terms of efficiency, maintenance or other factors.
- IoT News Roundup
Cypress selling a Bluetooth sensor kit; French boiler manufacturer to connect heaters to Sigfox network; C3 IoT calls new customer roll; Space-Time snaps up GOFACTORY; Stratus Technologies announce smart-building software service; Samsung making $1.2 billion bet on IoT; Semios giving away the farm (soil monitor).
- Tegu Uses Smart Fixtures to Build Sales
The construction-toy company has installed RFID-enabled display cases at stores, enabling it to track which products are sold, automatically bill the retailer accordingly and order replacements.
- HID Turns Vehicles Into Fuel-Management Network Nodes
The company's identiFUEL system consists of passive RFID tags for vehicles, readers on fuel nozzles, and controller units to collect data and forward it to the company's fuel-management software.
- Otto's Autonomous Semi-Truck Joins Growing Connected Truck Market
A great deal of ink is spilled on autonomous vehicle technology, but it's not the only innovation that fleet managers might one day use to boost driver safety and throughput.