Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Thanks to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the modern world is awash in 2.4-GHz radiation. A semiconductor startup in Israel, Wiliot, thinks it can use some of that RF energy to free the Internet-of-Things from batteries and other energy storage devices. “There’s a lot of...
Temperature Compliance in Medical Supply Chains

Temperature Compliance in Medical Supply Chains

  Enhancing Visibility along Medical Supply Chains In 2013, the EU overhauled medical regulations, requiring pharma firms to verify the temperature of medicines throughout supply chains. Even for medications which do not require refrigeration, extreme temperatures can...
Plant Tracking: From Nursery to Distribution

Plant Tracking: From Nursery to Distribution

Bluetooth and RFID Plant Tracking   Whether you are buying plants for eventual consumption, to spruce up the garden, or for planting a hedge on a property line – it’s important to know that you can trust the tag on your purchase. Organic seedlings,...