CSEM, a Swiss research and technology organisation, has proposed the first commercial solution based on Semtech’s LoRa technology for GPS-free geolocation of connected devices. This technological breakthrough allows the geographical tracking of LoRaWAN end-nodes without any material impact on the bill of materials or battery life, and will help enhance the industrial development of the Internet of Things (IoT).
The leading RFID technology provider SMARTRAC Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) has launched InTrace Cannula, an animal ID product solution. The enhanced transponder implanting system can be used for easy and efficient RFID tagging of most animal species including pets, cattle, sheep, horses, fish, birds or reptiles.
Qorvo, Inc., a leading American provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and defence applications, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-held company GreenPeak Technologies, a leader in ultra-low power, short-range RF communication technology.