Editor's Note Is Retail Approaching the Tipping Point for RFID?
By Mark Roberti
Data presented at last week's RFID in Retail and Apparel event suggests that adoption of RFID to manage apparel inventory is accelerating quickly.
Expert View IoT Communications Technology Trends
By Dave George
The Internet of Things facilitates access to more vertical applications, which forces hardware and accessory companies to innovate.
Premium Content What to Expect from Brazil's Internet of Things
The country's federal government has announced a report that will serve as the basis for the development of a national strategy for the IoT.
Ask the Experts Forum Would It Be Possible to Count Inventory With One
Antenna and Write Data to the Tag With Another
at the Same Time?
Question: "For example, the LLRP standard says the commands are queued. Are there any devices with a proprietary API that could fulfill them simultaneously?"
White Paper The Internet of Visuals: The Power of Virtual
and Physical Union in IoT/IoE Logistics
ProxiGroup's Curtis Shull explains how companies can revolutionize their business with interactive computer-aided design, and how to use virtual-to-live Internet of Things designs to streamline processes in logistics.
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe
London, England • Nov. 15-16, 2017
This one-day conference and exhibition (with a day of training prior to the event) is designed to help companies that are considering using RFID technologies to address real business challenges, determine the best RFID technology for their needs, as well as learn best practices from early adopters, find the right technology partners and move forward with adoption.
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| RFID Helps to Identify and Protect Motorcycles |
Datatag's MASTER Security Scheme identification system is being used to protect mid-sized motorcycles from theft in the United Kingdom, while city police departments are considering use of the technology for smaller road bikes.
Brazilian Government Announces Internet of
Federal authorities presented a report on the country's IoT Action Plan during a telecommunications event in São Paulo.
RFID-Enabled Vending Machine Brings Automation,
Security to Library Disk Loans
Coyle Free Library is an early adopter of an RFID-based system known as the Library Media Box, from RTI, which offers automated borrowing of movies and games, while tags on books, laptops and other media, as well as portals at the door, ensure that library property is checked out before leaving the premises.
Cattle Ranching Gains from IoT-based Intelligence
Chipsafer has completed two African pilots of its LoRa technology-powered system to locate cattle on large ranches and track their behavior; similar pilots in Europe, South America and Australia are ongoing.
Tenna Brings IoT, RFID to Industrial Asset Tracking
The company, formerly known as BuildSourced, aims to provide a single platform for all asset tracking on civil construction or other sites, to manage everything from a screwdriver to a crane, as well as personnel.
RFID News Roundup
Impinj enhances RFID distributed operating system; Identiv, NXP Semiconductors partner on NFC tag starter kit; STMicroelectronics NFC tags to be certified by NFC Forum; Ocean Tomo offers patent lot on sensor and RFID technologies; Malaysian highway to use RFID tags for toll payments; GS1 US accepting proposals for Connect 2018 event; Industrial Internet Consortium, EdgeX Foundry announce liaison.
RFID in Aerospace and Defense
Arlington, Va. • Dec. 12-13, 2017
RFID in Aerospace and Defense is aimed at helping companies to comply with customer requirements and use RFID technology internally to achieve significant benefits. Case studies presented by aerospace and defense companies already using RFID technologies will help attendees determine the best RFID technology for their needs, learn best practices from early adopters, find the right technology partners and move forward with adoption.
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RFID Technology to Improve Food Safety
Speaker: James Stafford, Market-Development Director for Food, Avery Dennison
| This video explains how RFID can be used to improve long-term food safety, while providing a cost-effective means of reducing food waste, improving operational efficiency and increasing sustainability. |
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Duration: 1 hour | Published: Oct. 10, 2017
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