Global aerospace company Boeing has deployed a radio frequency identification system for internal manufacturing purposes at four facilities since 2016, using recently released RFID labels from Fujitsu.
London's Gatwick Airport has installed 2,000 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons across its two terminals to help passengers navigate their way to flights, as well as receive push notifications. The beacon system, known as the "indoor blue dot," was provided by Pointr Labs.
For the past month, some miners in Turkey's Taurus Mountains have been wearing Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons as part of a real-time location system (RTLS) to help their employers view their location. The Leantegra BLE system, provided by telecom technology company Tagvance, enables the mine to meet federal regulations recently enacted by the Turkish government, in order to ensure that miners can be located at any time when in tunnels.
The Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plant in Greensburg is expecting positive results from a radio frequency identification solution that helps its personnel locate vehicles and track progress through its assembly plant. With the system in place, the company says it's been able to eliminate costs associated with car location - and has also reduced dwelling times for vehicles waiting to be shipped.
A tobacco company and a Canadian convenience store chain are beta-testing ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification-based smart-shelf technology to track the stock of goods on store shelves.
RFID platform solution provider Tego, Inc. has released an RFID-based solution for tracking environmental-monitoring components to manage the presence of contaminants in places where vaccines or medications are being made.
Michigan Medicine, one of the largest healthcare complexes in the world, has deployed active RFID technology to track thousands of assets throughout its facility, the hospital says. The technology is intended to reduce rental costs, as well as the rate of missing equipment as the healthcare provider expands further.
O-ring Sales & Service, a Kansas City-based distributor of o-rings and specialized components, is offering its industrial manufacturer customers an RFID-based solution to manage their inventory at manufacturing sites.