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Lost your car keys? NXP’s Ultra-Wideband technology might be able to help

Ultra-Wideband is a radio technology that can use a very low energy level for short-range, high-bandwidth communications NXP Semiconductors announced that its Trimension Ultra-Wideband (UWB) platform now combines UWB and Bluetooth Low Energy solutions to deliver spatial awareness to the new Samsung Galaxy SmartTag+, making...

Digital Industry Solutions Report Series: Asset Tracking and the March Towards Massive IoT

It’s one thing to know where something is, it’s another to know how its contents have been treated – whether they are frozen, unfrozen, damaged, dropped, lost or stolen. Asset tracking and asset management are a boom industry, and a foundation stone for industrial...

Analyst Angle: The benefits of managed Wi-Fi solutions for the healthcare sector

Imagine a hospital in which wireless technology enables visitors, healthcare professionals and patients to roam anywhere throughout the facility, while providing continuous, accurate, and real-time monitoring. This vision can only become a reality through the integration of Wi-Fi technology as an integral part of...

Kagan: Trackdot verus Tile for tracking

So, you want to ensure you don’t lose your smartphone, luggage or briefcase? There are many new technologies that can help you keep an eye on your stuff. With all that, I have found there is no one technology that can protect you. Each...

Vodafone provides connectivity for medical asset tracking

As much as one-third of medication is unusable by the time it is supposed to be taken as a result of poor storage of temperature-sensitive medicines due to insufficient supply chain management and failure of patients to correctly store prescriptions, according to a case...

Supply chain platform partners with iPass Wi-Fi for asset tracking

Armada today announced a partnership with iPass, an out-of-home Wi-Fi provider. Armada produces a supply chain visibility platform, which will use iPass’s network and analytics to track the location data of goods moving across a supply chain. Armada places its "internet of things" tiles, or...

How to create a smart city, a case study in Dallas

The benefits and processes of creating a smart city DALLAS–Jennifer Sanders, the executive director and co-founder of the Dallas Innovation Alliance, gave a talk titled Creating a smart city legacy: innovation, sustainability and collaboration for future generations, at this year's TMForum Innovation InFocus. Sanders spoke about...

Uber’s Otto makes Budweiser beer run in self-driving truck

Last week, 51,777 cans of beer were shipped on what will go down as the first commercial shipment by an autonomous vehicle. Otto, Uber’s recently purchased self-driving trucking company, partnered with Anheuser-Busch to carry the shipment of Budweiser through Colorado without anyone behind the...

Uber’s Otto makes Budweiser beer run in self-driving truck

Last week, 51,777 cans of beer were shipped on what will go down as the first commercial shipment by an autonomous vehicle. Otto, Uber’s recently purchased self-driving trucking company, partnered with Anheuser-Busch to carry the shipment of Budweiser through Colorado without anyone behind the...

Verizon IoT solution enables fleet tracking for landscaping company

Landscape companies often struggle to reconcile customers’ billable hours with employee labor hours – especially when using manual time cards to record the data. To improve billing accuracy, S&S Landscaping needed a way to document driver arrival and departure times at customer sites. They...

IoT makes trucking safer for drivers, before potentially replacing them

Current long-haul trucking inefficiencies We have all stopped at a rest station during a road trip and parked in the small gaps between the 18-wheeled trucks filled with sleeping drivers. Those drivers are often tasked to drive cross country to deliver an order. Because of...

Use cases and what to consider when using IoT for your supply chain

Unlike previous generations of passive sensors, the "internet of things" will allow a supply chain to control the external environment and execute decisions, according to the Gartner article Five Ways the Internet of Things Will Benefit the Supply Chain. With the IoT, sensor-embedded factory equipment can not only communicate data...

Smart factory: Robots make plastic spoon production faster than ever

A smart factory for spoons A company out of Belgium that designs and manufactures food packaging including plastic cups, mugs, plates and cutlery, deSter created a smart factory to cut cycle times, according to a case study provided by IoT-One. Its products are brought to the market as...

Top 5 industrial IoT use cases

The industrial IoT has already proven its versatility with deployments going live in a number of enterprises, showing off dozens of different use cases. But a few key uses consistently present themselves within the same trade, and even throughout different industries. Top 5 industrial IoT use cases It’s...

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