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Smartrac and Axzon are investing in intelligent sensors for the Industrial Internet of Things (photo: Lorenzo Cafaro,

Smartrac and Axzon enter partnership to deliver innovative, intelligent sensor solutions for the industrial IoT

Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Axzon Inc. (Austin, Texas), a specialist in end-to-end wireless sensing solutions.


From left to right: Frederik Klöckner (technology manager, KEX Knowledge Exchange AG), Dr Daniel Lenssen (director business development, Papierfabrik Louisenthal GmbH), Gabriele Nau (senior market manager consumer goods & electronics, Lohmann Group), Dr C

Consortium of 16 companies under the direction of KEX Knowledge Exchange AG develops prototype of new heating

Companies are regularly faced with the challenge of understanding and evaluating the influence of new technologies and trends on their business and of initiating corresponding innovation processes. In order to successfully implement innovations, expertise in different and new fields of technology is necessary. Existing networks are mostly not sufficient for this – there is a dearth of novel ideas. The methodology of KEX Knowledge Exchange AG (Aachen, Germany) breaks this down: In consortium projects new companies from different industries come together to jointly tap the potential of technological hypes.


CTA president and CEO Gary Shapiro discussed his new book "Ninja Future" with Liz Claman of Fox Business at CES 2019 (photo: Consumer Technology Association)

CES 2019 unveils next-gen innovation to the world

The next generation of innovation took centre stage at CES 2019, as companies large and small unveiled technologies that will revolutionise the way we live, work and play. Attendees experienced all that fuels the expansion of tech into new areas such as 5G, artificial intelligence, smart cities, resilience, sports, vehicle tech, digital health and more. The event is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES 2019.


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