Roundup of news from the world of RFID, NFC, barcodes, QR and smart cards
Friday, April 16, 2021
Facebook confirms test of QR codes for person-to-person payments in US
Facebook confirms it’s testing a new QR code feature and payment links for use with Facebook Pay to make it easier for people in the U.S. t...
TheBus plans HOLO smart card
The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services (DTS) will transitio n to the HOLO card for TheBus passengers, ...
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Utah to pilot NFC and QR code-enabled mobile driving licences
Utah is to pilot a mobile driving licence (mDL) that will enable drivers to provide digital proof of their identity, licence status and age...
More than 100m Americans to make an in-store mobile payment in 2021
The pandemic accelerated the adoption of mobile payment platforms (used at point-of-sale), as Americans sought out retailers offering contac...
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
IDEC KW2D Series Smart RFID Readers
KW2D from IDEC Corporation is a series of smart radio frequency identification (RFID) readers . They are designed for easy installation into...
The Smart Way To Find Lost Items
Samsung announced the official launch of Galaxy SmartTag+, available starting on April 16.1 Galaxy SmartTag+ is equipped with both Bluetooth...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Socket Mobile's New D600 NFC Reader Supports Transition from QR Codes to NFC Format
Socket Mobile has announced its new v1.50 firmware release for the D600 NFC reader. When connected to an iPad, tablet or PC, the D600 can re...
Avery Dennison Smartrac introduces ultra-small RAIN RFID inlays
Avery Dennison has launched its ultra-small Minidose U8 RAIN RFID inlays for pharma applications, the first products on the market to recei...
Monday, April 12, 2021
Facebook's Testing QR Codes as a New Funds Transfer Tool
Facebook is currently experimenting with a new process that would enable users to transfer funds via personal QR codes in the app. Facebook...
6-axis Gyro & Accelerometer 6DoF sensor for automotive motion detection, positioning, and sensor fusion
Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America in Newark, N.J., is introducing the 6-axis Gyro & Accelerometer 6DoF sensors serie...
Friday, April 9, 2021
Allegion, CBORD boost Android support for contactless mobile IDs on college campuses
Allegion U.S., a provider of security products including Schlage readers and locks, and CBORD, a higher-education technology provider, now p...
RFID Is Helping Penguins At The Cincinnati Zoo Swim More
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Little Blue penguins are swimming more thanks to RFID technology. The smallest penguins in ...
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Dennis Nikles takes over Deutsche Telekom's IoT business
Dennis Nikles is the new Managing Director of Deutsche Telekom IoT GmbH (DT IoT). From April 1, he will be responsible for Deutsche Telekom&...
SafetyTek Simplifies Safety Form eSign with QR Codes
E-signatures can be fully automated and captured as data for reporting with the new Quick Response Code (QR Code) scanner built into the Saf...
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Nanoparticle sensors detect arsenic in drinking water
Testing for arsenic in water currently requires expensive laboratory instruments that cannot be used for on-site detection and are unsuitab...
Fraunhofer offers better protection for pedestrians
At busy transport hubs where cars mix with cyclists, buses, and streetcars, it can be impossible for drivers to keep track of everything aro...
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
New Balluff Photoelectric Sensors Provide Condition Monitoring Data
New photoelectric sensors with condition monitoring from Balluff deliver capabilities not yet seen before in the market, the company claims....
Printing of dynamic QR code on B2C invoices deferred till July 1
The Indian government has deferred by three months till July 1 the requirement of printing dynamic QR code on B2C (business-to-consumer) in...
Friday, April 2, 2021
EMnify Brings Cloud-Native IoT Connectivity to 20 AWS Regions
Cloud communication platform provider for IoT, EMnify, announces the launch of its Cloud Connect service in 20 Amazon Web Services (AWS) Re...
Identiv Awarded Schreiner Group "Supplier of the Year" for Secure IoT Medical Device Authentication and Anti-Counterfeiting RFID Inlays
Identiv was awarded "Supplier of the Year" by Schreiner Group GmbH & Co. KG for its innovative device-level authentication, an...
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