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JUNE 2018

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Valuable information to help you plan your RFID
deployment and determine the potential ROI:

Fracking Companies Track Iron via RFID-enabled App
RFID Tracks Luxury Bed Use at Hotels
Hotels, Office Buildings Among Companies Piloting RFID
RFID Ensures a Proper Seal for Health-Care Packaging
New Wi-Fi Access Points Come With BLE
Spotify Playlists Link to NFC Jukebox
IoT Solution Tracks Waste Volume and Conditions in Bins
 
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Editor's Note

The Image of the IoT vs. RFID
By Mark Roberti
Many people see Internet of Things technologies in a positive light, despite problems, but do not view RFID the same way. The question is: Why?
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Expert View

The Importance of Integrating RFID Into
Ecommerce Business Strategies

By Luke Hatkinson-Kent
Whether startups or SMEs, companies should consider integrating the technology into their strategy for success.
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RFID enables hospitals to wirelessly track items and individuals. From surgical instruments to blood samples, the technology is being used to create a network of smart devices throughout medical facilities. Jadak explains how RFID-enabled technologies allow for tracking consumables, identifying patients and personnel, monitoring medication for error prevention and anti-counterfeiting, and managing assets and devices.
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Top News


Fracking Companies Track Iron via RFID-
enabled App

Weir has already been applying RFID to its fracking equipment for servicing, but now it provides an app, along with hardware, to enable its oil and gas company customers to digitally track inventory and manage certificates linked to each asset.
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RFID Tracks Luxury Bed Use at Hotels

Elite Beds is using AgoraBee RFID-based technology to capture and access sensor data regarding how often leased beds are used, as well as how much pressure hotel guests put on the mattresses, thereby helping its staff to manage maintenance, turning and cleaning services.
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Hotels, Office Buildings Among Companies
Piloting Technology Once Aimed at Health Care

CenTrak has expanded its RTLS and BLE solutions to companies beyond its traditional health-care market, as its partners from hospitality to retail are asking to employ the BLE and other functionalities built into its systems.
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RFID Ensures a Proper Seal for Health-Care
Packaging

Nelipak has released the latest version of its medical packaging sealing equipment, which employs RFID technology to ensure that the correct components are used.
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New Wi-Fi Access Points Come With BLE

A partnership between Ruckus Wireless and Kontakt.io has resulted in BLE functionality being built into Ruckus' Wi-Fi nodes; the system is being trialed by companies to provide location-based data in hospitals, schools and other public places.
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Spotify Playlists Link to NFC Jukebox

Jooki, a speaker system designed for small children, is now enabled to stream playlists from a user's Spotify Premium account; each playlist is linked to the Jooki "star" figurine or token, with a built-in tag transmitting to a reader in the speaker.
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IoT Solution Tracks Waste Volume and
Conditions in Bins

Sensoneo says its ultrasonic-based system has helped companies reduce their costs by an average of 30 percent, by reducing labor hours and fuel consumption otherwise required to empty bins that may not yet need service.
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