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Technology News Briefs
The RFID standards world has started the New Year with several ballots closing. Work on the Crypto Suites for RFID and on a revision to 18000-7 is underway.
If you want more information on ISO standardization or on any issue of RFID standardization, then email firstname.lastname@example.org. For a look at RFID standards work, you can visit http://www.UnderstandRFIDstandards.com.
Radio Frequency IdentificationMaryland's Medical Examiner
To Track Human Bodies Via RFID
FCC Is Asked
To Update its RFID Technical Rules
The true learning curve
Walton tried to interest GM in RFID
GM said it was too "Buck Rogers"
Bluetooth RFID Scanners
At The (POS) Point Of Ski
Tracking Small Birds
Emerges For RFID Antennas
To acquire RFID operations of UPM
Izzy�s uses RFID
To Flavor Up and Improve Customer Experience
Get a fast, practically paperless airport experience
May use RFID tags in Test Track ride
Looks Into RFID for Football Helmets
Can Save Paper and Lives
Impinj Sells Memory Business
To Virage Logic for $5.2M
Radio Frequency Labels
To Improve Blood Transfusion Tracking Administration
Toshiba's New RFID Chip
Is Over 50x Faster Than NFC
internet of thingsIOT-based smart home
IBM's "new" Internet
Full of toasters, earrings & electronic T-shirts
Internet of Things Awards
An Internet of Things World
Curved glass iPod-bangle
In Apple labs
From Pig To Plate
And the Web of Things?
Tap ambient energy
Smart Grid Cybersecurity
How the Network
Will Make Our Cities Smart and Transform the World [VIDEO]
10 Billion, 20 Billion, 50 Billion devices
Who cares - where is the business opportunity?
After Chinese hacks
How do we secure the Internet of Things?
That showcase the future of chips
The "internet of things"
And supply chain impact
New TIA Standard
'Lays foundation' for future of M2M and 'Internet of Things'
KORE Telematics' Alex Brisbourne
(Part 3): An Internet of Things API?
The "Internet of Things"
Is Reshaping Manufacturing
5 Ways The Smart City
Will Change How We Live In 2012
Winning countries have
Internet of Things policies
So Much Fun
12 smart grid startups
To watch in 2012
Of the Internet of Things meetup in London last month
Keep your nerve
In the M2M comms minefield
EU-Japan Memorandum of Understanding
To promote cutting edge global IoT
The Internet of Things
Who Will Control
The Internet of Things?
India could soon move forward
On smart grid projects
Looking Further Ahead
Standards are needed for the 'internet of things'
Internet of Thing works
Bringing industrial into the mix
UK: Preparatory studies
Will help develop �Internet of Things� applications and services
UK companies get �500k
To research internet of things
At CES 2012
The Google Rush
Toward Internet of Things
How the Internet of things could
Make the world safer and greener
Adoption of M2M
It's no longer an option
Mobile Apps and
The Internet of Things
TI spurs Internet of Things
With easy-embed WiFi chip
Major Force in M2M
Major Standards Development Organizations
Agree on a Global Initiative for M2M Standardization
Make NFC deal
NFC-enabled phone sales
Top 35m in 2011
Seven barriers to
The growth of NFC mobile payments?
New report maps out
The current status and future trends in the NFC market
Park in SF
With NFC with PayByPhone
Free Press files complaint with FCC
Over lack of Google Wallet on Verizon Galaxy Nexus
NFC Forum and Bluetooth SIG
Publish guide for NFC pairing to Bluetooth
GSM Association issues
New NFC handset requirements
MasterCard's Ed McLaughlin talks about
Isis and mobile payments
Interactive NFC mailboxes
A hand-wavy technology in a good way
Japan's Top 3 Mobile Carriers
Agree To Support Global NFC Standard
The Visual Story of
How NFC Is Going To Change The World [INFOGRAPHIC]
[Hint: It's not a subset of RFID]
Terrifying or Terrific?
Broadcom brings NFC and apps
To 2 billion existing TVs
The Question of
NFC In 2012:
Time For The Training Wheels
Mobile payments will soar
In the next three years (Infographic)
NFC payment to the UK
CES 2012's Big Sleeper:
Near Field Communications
Samsung, LG and RIM smartphones to utilise NFC payments
South Korea Takes Lead Globally
In NFC Rollouts
Barcelona is set to be the first European city
Wwith widespread contactless payments
Sony to sell NFC SmartTags
That will work with all NFC Android phones
First iOS then Android
NFC enabled microSD for iPhone released
Near Field Communication
Is Coming To Air Travel!
Infineon Technologies is the world's leading supplier
Of security microcontrollers for NFC applications
6 Ways It Could Change Our Daily Lives
Healthcare and Life Sciences
To sell Proteus smart pills, sensors
Bar CodeGS1 Databar
Help ensure a safer and fresher food supply
US Air Force
Labeled its 1 Millionth Item on Way to 2.1 Million
QR Code Technology
Google Files Patent
For Driverless Car "Landing Strip"
GeneralLogging In With a Touch
Or a Phrase (Anything but a Password)
Finding the Unique in You
To Build a Better Password
A regular feature of HighTechAIDCourier will be a review of interesting press releases from around the world. Please send your press releases to email@example.com, but do not forget to include a URL to the full release on your web site. Here are this month's selections:
New DENSO AT20B Barcode Scanner Features Advanced Technology, Yet Affordable Price
LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DENSO ADC, the Americas sales arm of DENSO Wave Incorporated, inventor of the QR Code�, announced a new, AT20B handheld barcode scanner that offers high-speed scanning, user-friendly operation and high durability, yet an affordable price. http://www.denso-adc.com/news/at20b-barcode-scanner
Datalogic powers its business drive with world-class customer solutions as the new integrated Datalogic ADC division goes live!
Bologna, January 10, 2012 � Datalogic Group primes its global business engine with the integration of Datalogic Scanning, Datalogic Mobile, Enterprise Business Solutions and Evolution Robotics Retail to form the new Datalogic ADC (Automatic Data Capture) division.
Avery Dennison Introduces Ultra-small RFID Inlay for Challenging Item-level Applications
The AD-110m5�s small size, along with its insensitivity to liquids, plastics and other RF-unfriendly materials, helps meet the exacting demands of many item-level tracking applications.
SMARTRAC signs purchase agreement to acquire KSW Microtec AG
SMARTRAC N.V., a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of RFID transponders, announced that the company signed a contract today with Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG, Jena, Germany, regarding the acquisition of KSW Microtec AG by SMARTRAC N.V. at an amount of EUR 24 million enterprise value.
SMARTRAC to acquire RFID operations of UPM
RFID transponders supplier SMARTRAC NV said today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the RFID business of Finnish forest products company UPM-Kymmene Corporation (UPM).
M2M: The Machine-to-Machine Market, 2011-2015
NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
RF Code Announces Record Revenue for 2011
Company Growth Fueled by Fortune 100 Acceptance of its Wire-Free Environmental and Real-Time Asset Tracking Solutions
China to Inject CNY160bn into IPv6
BEIJING, Dec 26, 2011 (SinoCast Daily Business Beat via COMTEX) -- China will launch small-scale commercial pilot on the IPv6 before the end of 2013 and kick off large-scale deployment and commercial use in 2004.
VeriTeQ Acquires VeriChip Technology from PositiveID Corporation
VeriTeQ to focus on human and animal applications for implantable RFID including patient identification, animal identification and wellness, sensor applications, and medical device identification
NEW SURVEY SHOWS CONTINUED MOMENTUM FOR THE ADOPTION OF GLOBAL DATA STANDARDS IN THE MEDICAL SUPPLY CHAIN, BUT LOTS OF WORK STILL TO BE DONE
HISCI, HSCA and University of Arkansas Release Survey Examining Progress
Toward Adoption of Critical Standards to Increase Efficiency and Patient Safety and Reduce Costs
United Cargo Accepts OnAsset SENTRY 400 Across Entire Jet Fleet
IRVING, Texas, Jan 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- OnAsset Intelligence, a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless asset tracking solutions, today announced that United Cargo, the world's largest belly carrier, is now accepting the OnAsset SENTRY 400 FlightSafe(R) device for transport on its entire mainline jet fleet of more than 700 aircraft, linking more than 370 worldwide destinations.
Global Cellular M2M Connectivity Services Market to Rise to $35 Billion by 2016, Led by Automotive Telematics and Smart Energy, Says ABI Research
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The M2M market has become a fully mainstream segment of the cellular industry.
Revosys Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts has launched plans to implement Payment Processing and Digital Video Recording in a number of their In-Taxi and Restaurant Kiosk solutions.
BOSTON, MA, December 16th, 2011 � Revosys Inc.announced the implementation of In-TaxiPayment Processing and Digital Video Recording for the upcoming �Interactive V5� In-Taxi advertising system for the transportation and hospitality markets today.
The Final Comment
We always try to find something to keep away those boring evenings while you wait to get back to work. This month is no exception, try these:
Two fun things to do on your next vacation
Longboard surfing - not on water - try a volcano!
And now something for the bike fans
NFC 2008 Video
Ducks take on all comers
Friend or foe
In an ice-and-water world
The secret life of books, after hours
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