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JULY 2018

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

Tageos Unveils Small Apparel RFID Tag
RFID Discovery, Nordic ID Offer New Reader for Health Care
Kerlink, Sphinx Bring IoT Solutions to Network Integrators, Resellers
Stora Enso to Be Cornerstone Sponsor of LIVE! Europe 2018
Pinnpoint, Smartrac Team Up With Lexmark for RFID Printing
Samsung, Cisco, Orange Team Up on Smart Cities in Romania
Nordic Semiconductor Validates LitePoint for OTA BLE Device Testing
RFID Brings Visibility, Analytics to Electronics Under Assembly
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Editor's Note

To Win Business, RFID Companies Need to Narrowcast
By Mark Roberti
The key to success for RFID marketing is to focus on those actively seeking to invest in RFID solutions.
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Expert View

Mobile Workforce in the Age of Platform Economy
By Anthony Bartolo
The mobile communications platform of the future can serve as an innovation engine for next-generation mobile services, while acting as a powerful new revenue stream for mobile network operators.
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Premium Content

RFID Cuts Worker Alert Response Time in Half
Gilbane Building Co. has reduced the amount of time it takes to respond to a worker's help call by about 91 percent, using an RFID solution from Triax to automatically detect a potential injury and issue an alert with that individual's location to the medics onsite.
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Ask the Experts Forum

Is RFID Popular for Waste Management in France?
Question: "Is the technology being widely used for this industry in that country?"
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White Paper

The Impact of the Internet of Things
This five-part series of articles, written by Cees Links and Elly Schietse of Qorvo's Wireless Connectivity Business Unit, looks at the impact of the Internet of Things on society, including the next wave of job opportunities, factors that impact security, the IoT's impact on energy efficiency, how smart alerts and sensors add value to electric motors, and how the IoT is changing the world of sports and health.
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Blockchain: Foundational Knowledge and
Practical Applications • July 25, 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET

GS1's Melanie Nuce will provide an industry-agnostic primer on what blockchain is and isn't, separating fact from fiction on what it can actually deliver. The webinar will focus on the practical business applications of blockchain to help companies see the value and future of this evolving data-sharing technology; discuss the opportunities in each industry vertical, and the best next steps to take; and demonstrate why GS1 standards are the basic building blocks of supply chain visibility.
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Successful Marketing Strategies for RFID Solution Providers
Forward Vision Marketing asked RFID and technology companies at RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 and the Aerospace MRO Show what they thought worked best for their business-to-business marketing efforts, as well as how they measure their results. Among the questions asked were: What's the biggest challenge facing technology marketers? What's more effective as a marketing tactic: trade shows, white papers or webinars? And is marketing effectiveness measured by leads or conversions to sales? This video presents the results of the survey.
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• Kelly Stark, Principal, Forward Vision Marketing
• Dyanne Williamson, Director Marketing, Forward Vision Marketing

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Top News

Tageos Unveils Small Apparel RFID Tag

The company's EOS-241 U8 tag has successfully completed product testing in the ARC program at the University of Auburn's RFID Lab, and can be used for tagging a variety of products, particularly small fashion items with a limited available labeling area.
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RFID Discovery, Nordic ID Offer New
Handheld Reader for Health Care

The Medea UHF RFID Adaptive Cross Dipole offers a read range of up to 8 meters for passive tags, and is capable of detecting active tags and reading bar codes.
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Kerlink, Sphinx Partner to Bring IoT Solutions
to European Network Integrators, Resellers

The companies have announced that Sphinx will include Kerlink's LoRa technology and products in its suite of network solutions, enabling them to focus on smart-energy, smart-city and smart-industry vertical markets in France, Spain and Italy.
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Stora Enso to Be Cornerstone Sponsor of
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018

RFID Journal announced today that Stora Enso Intelligent Packaging will be the cornerstone sponsor for its 14th annual conference and exhibition in Europe, to be held on Nov. 7, in London, England.
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Pinnpoint, Smartrac Team Up With Lexmark
for RFID Printing

The resultant on-demand printing solutions allow shippers to automatically view the status of returned goods via RFID tag reads, enabling the growing reverse-logistics model for online shopping.
Full Story

Samsung, Cisco, Orange Team Up on
Smart-City Applications in Romania

Samsung Electronics and Cisco have successfully completed a trial and series of 5G demonstrations with Orange in Floresti, Cluj, Romania.
Full Story

Nordic Semiconductor Validates LitePoint
for Over-The-Air BLE Device Testing

LitePoint has announced that Nordic has validated its IQxel-M Bluetooth Advanced wireless test system for OTA testing of products that use Nordic's Bluetooth Low Energy systems-on-chip.
Full Story

RFID Brings Visibility, Analytics to Conditions
and Status of Electronics Under Assembly

DAIHEN Corp. is already saving approximately 1,800 hours annually with an IoT-based system that employs RFID and sensor data to understand conditions and work-in-progress for each product being built
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"Internet of Things" is a broad term being used to cover technologies that give network connectivity to everyday objects, from wearable computers to common products. What's behind all the excitement about the IoT? How will companies benefit from IoT technologies? This virtual event will feature case studies from early adopters. Learn how to overcome technical, user and governmental challenges, and how to create effective business models using the power of the Internet of Things.
Register now—the virtual event will be held on July 24 at 11:00 AM.
• RFID in Retail and Apparel
     Oct. 3, 2018 • New York, N.Y.
• RFID Journal LIVE! Europe
     Nov. 7, 2018 • London, England
• RFID in Aerospace and Defense
     Dec. 11-12, 2018 • Arlington, Va.
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• Internet of Things
     July 24, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
• RFID in Health Care
     Aug. 21, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
• RFID for Warehouse and Inventory Management
     Sept. 27, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
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• Simplifying Field and Consignment Inventory
   Management With RFID

     June 12, 2018 • 2 PM to 3 PM EDT
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