Fundamentals of creating efficient and cost-effective IoT based asset tracking solution

Asset tracking blog overview The purpose of the asset tracking system is to improve workflows, reduce inventory loss, and introduce process optimisation to improve overall operational efficiency and productivity.

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New IoT solution supports native RFID to increase retail store inventory accuracy and improve order picking speed

Manhattan Associates Inc. has claimed to announce the introduction of the industry’s first IoT-enabled store inventory and fulfillment solution for omnichannel fulfillment.

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The cutting-edge technologies powering the warehouse

As global taste for rapid delivery increases, so too does the pressure on those facilitating logistics internationally. Regardless of the scale of operation, says Dean Porter at Zebra Technologies, inventory management is one of the most frequently reported pain points in the warehouse and logistics industries.

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Service-based analytical instruments that improve business outcomes to replace legacy solutions

The rapid proliferation of service-based models, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and asset management, is attracting new market participants to the analytical instrumentation space.

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Why most AGV and mobile robot companies are not ready for 2019

The promise of automation prototypes has rarely been fulfilled. Great conceptual product rarely makes it a commercially viable automation solution, says automation consultant, Steve Derby.

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Can IoT improve the hospital patient experience?

It’s easy to envy you IoT developers, says Nick Booth: you’re pricey, you’re hot, that’s everything I’m not! With demand for Internet of Things (IoT) expertise outstripping the supply, it’s understandable if code writers rush to complete contracts and hurry on to the next. Who wouldn’t?

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Printing the IoT

Dr Janos Veres, who leads Parc’s Novel and Printed Electronics programme, looks at turning printing into a manufacturing technique for electronics to meet the needs for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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Is paper dead? No, it’s ‘smart’ and back with a vengeance!

The world is digitising at tremendous speed, powered by the rise of connected machines and all kinds of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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The end of point of sale as we know it?

There are certain situations where consumers will want to take their time when making an important purchase and enjoy the whole buying experience – when searching for a brand-new car, for example.

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Empowering the IoT data owners

The EIT Digital Trusted Cloud and IoT Innovation Activity is a new platform and solution that empowers Internet of Things (IoT) users to share information between their devices and the cloud seamlessly and flexibly – from home consumer devices to smart cars, cities and industries.

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The internet of boxes – tech’s next big thing?

The Internet of Things – you’ll have heard of it. Along with the smart TVs, smart fridges and smart phones that make it up. But what about the boxes all these shiny gadgets arrive in? That’s just cardboard right, quite separate to the cool future-tech?

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Is RFID the missing link in customer insight?

Retailers are beginning to embrace RFID in-store with a view to transforming stock accuracy. But, while great, there are potentially some even greater benefits of deploying RFID.

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Is artificial intelligence fiction or fad?

People are starting to get to grips with the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it can help retail: particularly online, where chatbots, search engines and product recommendation tools are already blazing a trail. But with up to 90% of sales still emanating from bricks-and-mortar stores

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Nanotechnologies and Ubiquitous LPWAN coverage combine to provide a path to IoT asset tracking at massive scale

Senet, a provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and NanoThings, a full service IoT logistics solution provider and pioneer of advancements in nano electronics to enable a new era of affordability in IoT devices,

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HARTING features efficiency improvements in manufacturing logistics based on Integrated Industry 4.0 and IoT

At Smart Industry Expo, HARTING is demonstrating its range of automation solutions for improving the efficiency of manufacturing logistic processes based on the concepts of Integrated Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) (Stand S244).

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Sensors in the security & surveillance market expected to reach US$12bn by 2023, Frost & Sullivan believes

The Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing about a new era of connectivity in the digital age, say analysts Frost & Sullivan. It is connecting critical business sectors through a network of secure data flow, analytics, and management. It is also bringing numerous opportunities for sensor participants

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