A ‘digital seal’ for a wide range of products: Smartrac introduces Circus Tamper Loop tags

RFID and IoT solutions provider, Smartrac has announced its new Circus Tamper Loop tags specifically designed for tamper detection and authentication via NFC-enabled smartphones.

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IoT inspired smart warehouses are reinventing inventory management

Increased connectivity is everywhere, as technology companies manufacture everything from heating systems to refrigerators, and render them smart and internet-ready.

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

At Smart Factory 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 SO17).

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Detego launches new mobile solution for retailers giving fast access to benefits of RFID and the IoT

Detego, a provider in real-time business intelligence for the fashion industry, is launching a new mobile solution for retailers which will give faster and cheaper access to the benefits of digital connectivity.

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Ada College hosts IoT hackathon as ThingWorx becomes part of curriculum

Digital is increasingly woven into everything we do; from the products we interact with on a daily basis to the services we use. This means organisations need a workforce with technical skills to support our rapidly-growing digital economy.

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Huawei launches X-Gen Wi-Fi to redefine the agile campus network era

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, Huawei launched its X-Gen Wi-Fi Solution, enabling a three-fold bandwidth increase and four-fold increase in the number of concurrent access users.

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Technologies tipping Industry 4.0

Science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury once said, ‘Living at risk is jumping off a cliff and building your wings on the way down.’ Though this is a truly inspiring thought, I’m not convinced that construction or even cognitive thought would be at the forefront of someone’s mind when faced with a precipice.

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Fire fighting with IoT

Fire prevention and fire safety equipment are undergoing a revolution thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Connected to low power wide area (LPWA) or even cellular networks, fire safety IoT stands to enhance prevention, speed up response times, and keep first responders safe when walking into the fire.

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RFID market to reach US$11.2bn in 2017, says IDTechEx report

Based on the new report “RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2017-2027”, IDTechEx Research finds that in 2017, the total RFID market will be worth $11.2 billion(€9.50 billion), up from $10.52 billion (€8.92 billion) in 2016 and $9.95 billion(€8.44 billion) in 2015.

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Detego uses merchandise management software powered by AI to help combat perilous out-of-stock situations

Retail software provider, Detego, has successfully eliminated over three million stock shortages during various pilots and ongoing retailer projects after using merchandise management software powered by artificial intelligence(AI) to help combat perilous out-of-stock situations.

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Bricks and mortar stores step up

Long drives to stores, items out of stock, no staff available to help – these common complaints about brick-and-mortar shops have made it easy to see why e-commerce has enticed customers away from physical retailers over the last decade.

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Cloudy with a patch of fog – the retail response to IoT

The rapid rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is causing a shift in many industries – no more so than the retail industry where it is fast shaping the way businesses and customers interact.

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‘Smart’ buses are ‘just the ticket’ to facilitate smart-thinking cities

From wearable fitness technology to ‘smart’ fridges and home heating systems, the Internet of Things and intelligent devices are having a big impact on how we live our lives, often in ways we don’t realise.

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A new category of IoT devices

Moore’s law has been famously increasing the computing power at our behest, and has helped power the third industrial revolution of information technology and digital services. Many suggest that we are now at the beginning of a fourth industrial revolution, powered by connecting ‘things’, other than just computers and phones.

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Berendsen UK’s fresh approach to the Internet of Things

When bosses at laundry company Berendsen UK say their biggest challenge is “speed of cycle”, they’re not referring to the giant washing machines they fill with one million bed sheets, pillowcases, tablecloths, napkins and towels every day.

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Hybrid communications: the best of both worlds for mobile IoT

Organisations have woken up to what’s possible when you can communicate with your mobile assets using satellite communications.

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