Milwaukee Cylinder, a manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic tie rod cylinders, has begun selling a radio frequency identification function for its products to help users manage each cylinder's maintenance schedule.
After the town of Cary, N.C., installed a water meter system that automatically radios water usage to the public works department, it eliminated 10 meter-reading positions. The water resources group operates today with a smaller staff, thanks to the Internet of Things.
Banks, residences, hotels and logistics firms have begun using RFID-enabled two-way radios provided by wireless technologies company Hytera UK, to monitor the locations of its security guards and other personnel.
You're probably getting desensitized by now to the ever-lengthening list of data breach headlines which have saturated the news for the past couple of years. Targeted attacks, persistent threats and the like usually end up with the hackers capturing sensitive IP, customer information or trade secrets. The result? Economic damage, board level sackings and a heap of bad publicity for the breached organization. But that's usually where it ends.
Seventy percent of field and fleet management personnel expect budget increases for mobility over the next five years as they focus on the strategic priorities of revenue generation, operational efficiency and reducing operating costs, according to Zebra Technologies' 2015 Field Operations Vision Study.
Intel Corp. is marketing the Intel Retail Sensor Platform, an RFID-based system designed to make retail radio frequency identification deployments easier, as well as enable inventory tracking to be performed in real time.