Autodesk PLM 360 helps power the companies behind the “Internet of Things”

Autodesk, Inc., has announced that Autodesk® PLM 360, a cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) service, is enjoying strong uptake among companies creating the network-connected devices that are powering the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Farsens presents the Atlas, a battery free RFID weight monitoring tag

The Atlas from Farsens S.L., San Sebastián, Spain, is a battery free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated weight measurement data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag. The device features four channels for load cells with measurement ranges from

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Predictive and prescriptive analytics aim to transform operational data into actionable information

Savi®, a company specialising in sensor technology and sensor analytics solutions that create operational intelligence from the Internet of Things, has announced that new predictive and prescriptive analytics-based scenarios have been added to Savi Insight™ to uncover previously undetected operational and supply chain patterns.

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Telefónica Digital's new Thinking Things concept creates smart M2M connectivity 'for almost any object'

London, UK. October 25, 2012 – Telefónica Digital has today presented ‘Thinking Things’, a “simple solution currently under development which connects almost any device wirelessly to the internet”.

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Growing unease over human ‘tracking chips', say professors

Northampton & Cranfield, UK — New research has revealed growing social unease over the use of RFID tracking technology to monitor workers’ activity, and which may evolve into implants placed directly under human skin.

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Think agriculture isn't a great place for M2M? Think again….

When most people think of agriculture, they visualize a farmer driving along in the hot sun on an old-style tractor. While this type of farming is still prevalent in many areas, the production of food has become much bigger business and much more technologically savvy than most people realize.

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New ultra-rugged Fujitsu UHF RFID tags offer 'greater versatility' in commercial linen and laundry processing

Foothill Ranch, California, USA. August 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Increased reading distance and a new tag design fromm Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. now enables the reading of hundreds of flat linens quickly and accurately in harsh commercial laundry environments.

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AT4 wireless Laboratories announces the first NFC Forum device certification

Malaga, Spain — Sony RC-S380 NFC device achieves the first NFC Forum certification using AT4 wireless as its testing partner.

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