RFID & Wireless IoT Global Magazine - April 2017

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RFID & Wireless IoT Global Issue April 2017
  • 54 pages of exclusive wireless IoT articles about RFID, NFC, RFID sensing and SAW
  • "RFID & Wireless IoT Global" April issue includes 12 exclusive use cases by Agrifac Machinery, Dräxlmaier Group, SBA Furniture Group, Jysk Nordic, SBB Cargo, River Island, Undiz, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Charité Facility Management, Det Nye Universitetshospital i Aarhus, Pirelli, and Aarhus Kommune
  • Topics: Industrial IoT, Consumer IoT, Logistics, Retail, and Healthcare
  • Wireless IoT technology focus: SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave)
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Industrial IoT

Agrifac brings sprayers into the IoTAgricultural machinery process data can optimise operations.

Manufacturing: Agrifac brings sprayers into the IoT

  • World‘s first RFID suspension solutions reduces costs
  • System will be deployed on sprayers by the end of 2017
  • IoT connectivity is used for predictive maintenance as well as for improving development and production
NFC @ Industry by NXPEquipping devices with NFC enables complex parametrisation.

The next trend in IoT? NXP makes NFC ready for industrial operations

  • World's first NFC timed relay by Schneider Electric
  • Flexible configuration settings for industrial use
  • Diagnosis, tamper protection, and proof of presence
  • Device-to-device communication via NFC
Digital production transparency at Dräxlmaier80 percent of Dräxlmaier products are in lot sizes of one.

Automotive: Digital production transparency at Dräxlmaier

  • Re-usable RFID transponders for interiors
  • Barcodes for on-board electrics
  • Technology scouting and OPC UA
Digital production transparency at DräxlmaierSAW has been tested on the International Space Station.

IoT Technology: SAW tags for high temperature and space

  • AutoID and sensor solutions without a power supply or chip
  • Condition monitoring, identification, and localisation
  • High temperature applications
  • Industry, healthcare, and aeronautics

Solutions for logistical processes

Zero loading errors at SBA FurnitureSBA Furniture handles up to 200,000 pallets per month.

Warehouse Logistics: One RFID solution. One label per pallet. Zero loading errors at SBA Furniture

  • RFID rollout in six warehouses in Lithuania and Belarus
  • SBA Furniture ships furniture to over 40 countries
  • May 2017: Four out of six warehouses fully equipped
  • Zero pallet loading errors at rolled-out warehouses
Jysk Nordic's hands-free RFID solutionJysk Nordic's Swedish distribution center in Nässjö.

Warehouse Logistics: Jysk Nordic's hands-free RFID solution

  • Optimizing the goods flow at Swedish Jysk Nordic warehouse
  • RFID implemented at 56 loading gates
  • Loading processes for incoming goods now hands-free
  • Reducing loading errors for 2.000 pallets per day
  • Reading rate of 99.9 percent after roll-out
RFID for 9500 Swiss Federal Railways carsAll cars and control stations are being outfitted with RFID.

Rail Logistics: RFID for 9,500 Swiss Federal Railways cars

  • Full roll-out across entire rail network in Switzerland
  • 5,000 freight cars, 4,500 passenger cars tagged
  • RFID provides precise real-time train information
  • Enabling predictive Maintenance and horizontal integration
  • Digitization brings cargo from road to rail

Enhanced shopping experience in fashion retail

River Island rolls out RFID solutionAn RFID- assisted full count in one store takes only minutes.

Fashion retail: River Island rolls out RFID solution with fast ROI

  • Roll-out in 280 stores worldwide over seven months
  • Lean RFID solution focuses on fast ROI
  • Highly accurate inventory directly impacts bottom line
Full RFID roll-out for French underwear brand UndizUndiz is in the middle of a company-wide RFID roll-out.

Fashion retail: Full RFID roll-out for French underwear brand Undiz

  • RFID roll-out in 150 stores worldwide
  • Source tagging enables worldwide roll-out
  • New store solution: “Undiz machine” presents the entire product portfolio on small sales floors

Improved processes in the healthcare sector

NYPBMH optimises the medication replenishmentWith RFID, assembling medication trays takes only 5 minutes.

Hospital medication: NYPBMH optimises medication replenishment

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital deploys RFID solution in hospital pharmacy
  • RFID-assisted medication tray replenishment
  • No more mislabelling or expired medications
  • Improving patient care and safe distribution of medication
Charité tracks instrument sterilisation with RFIDUHF RFID tracks sterilised medical products.

Hospital instruments: Charité tracks instrument sterilisation with RFID

  • Charité Facility Management implements item-level UHF RFID solution for sterilisation processes
  • Two solutions with miniaturised UHF RFID transponders tested
  • Minimum target for RFID usability: 500 treatment cycles
RFID for 9500 Swiss Federal Railways carsFrom the start, the hospital IT architecture includes RFID.

Hospital infrastructure: Aarhus University Hospital installs RFID in new buildings

  • 2,000 RFID readers installed during construction
  • IoT infrastructure for New Aarhus University Hospital
  • Task management system is at the core of all applications
  • Wifi and Barcode for tracking assets, medicines, and more

Consumer IoT for vehicle and bicycle drivers

Pirelli improves product life by connecting tyresThe sensor in the tyre groove is connected to the cloud.

Consumer IoT: Pirelli improves product life by connecting tyres

  • Connecting tyres to the cloud
  • Predictive maintenance for passenger cars
  • Smartphone App provides telemetry to drivers
  • RFID optimizes commercial fleet management
Aarhus creates bicycle RFID traffic solutionUndiz is in the middle of a company-wide RFID roll-out.

Smart city: Aarhus creates bicycle RFID traffic solution

  • Approaching RFID tagged bicycles get a green light
  • Anonymous distribution safeguards user privacy
  • Car traffic is not slowed by optimising bicycle traffic
  • Soon: Cycling highway from the suburbs to the city centre
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