News (RFID)

 
Leak testing in automotive production (photo: Schreiner Group)

New RFID label with moisture sensor from Schreiner ProTech

In automotive manufacturing, vehicles are leak-tested during the assembly process. These water ingress detection tests are usually performed by hand and involve a major effort. Schreiner ProTech has developed an alternative—the ((rfid))-DistaFerr WetDetect—that is easy to use and therefore reduces time and costs.

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Powercast long-range wireless power technology gains FCC approval to power on-shelf retail applications like wirelessly illuminated product packaging, interactive end cap displays and electronic paper displays (EPD) such as electronic shelf-edge labels (p

Powercast long-range wireless power technology gains three additional FCC approvals

The Powercast Corporation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) announced that its radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range over-the-air wireless power technology has received three new certifications from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – totalling seven since 2007 – adding retail applications to the company’s existing FCC approvals for deployments in consumer, commercial and industrial environments. Powercast’s technology works in the far field to charge multiple devices over the air, without range limitations from the FCC, and without wires, charging mats or direct line of sight needed.

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A part of Smartrac’s NFC portfolio (photo: Smartrac)

Smartrac and Compass to jointly expand the SRL network

Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, and Compass Marketing (Annapolis, Maryland), a leading provider of marketing and technology solutions in the CPG industry, have announced a partnership to keep accelerating the success of the Smart Retail Label (SRL) Network globally.

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