RFID makes streets more intelligent
Repairing cables, laying new pipes for drains, reparation of roads: streets have to be torn and resealed because of various reasons. So that you there is a better controlling of what exactly has been done from different companies many American cities are currently testing the "Road Tag" a UHF RFID-Chip which is directly poured into the tarmac. Fast identification of source of errors Every year the American communities receive up to 100 complains from the residents regarding t
RFID remodel liberies
Information everywhere, always and immediately: That is by far the biggest feature of our digital era. But not all the knowledge in the world is written somewhere in the web. Libraries and books still accommodate since decades a huge store of knowledge. To find this knowledge in big libraries by walking up and down the huge aisles and to effectively organize the books is a long and hard process. Through automatic RFID-Robots "analogue" books are supposable be available as fas
Connection between Industry 4.0 and "Game of Thrones"
"Game of Thrones" is very famous in the United States and a TV series where there is a lot of blood and wars. A few students from the University of Technology in Munich not only calculated who is going to die next. They also proved with their method how Industry 4.0 is going to change everything in the future. Precise prediction with Data Mining Will Industry 4.0 be a revolution of the industry or just a little evolution? According to the work of a few students from the Unive
Liscense plate with RFID-Theft protection
A license plate manufacturer from Delmenhorst, Germany thinks too many cars and license plates are being stolen in Germany. Therefore they thought about something new. With RFID-Chips equipped plates and cars should make it much more difficult to steel cars and plates in the future. A system out of plates and hologram label 1.60000 license plates are stolen every year in Germany. It is round about 400 per day, according to the Neue Oz. These numbers provided by the insurance
Current study: Professional training for Industry 4.0
The industry is changing. The Digitalization as well as parts of the Information and Communication as well as Media Technology is changing the production and the relationship between men and machine. Keywords are Industry 4.0 or Smart Factory. This development changes the educational demand. A project of the Austrian University St. Pölten researches about the current demand of the appropriate educational opportunities in Austria and compares these to the requirements of the c
"Lost your Gym Bag? Nope!" Moms developed Barcode Systems for their children
Forgotten jackets, shoes, bags - two moms in England had enough. Frequently their own children and the children of an English Elementary School lost their stuff. It is partly expensive cloth with which they leave the house in the morning. The parents unsuccessfully looked for the stuff in the school and never found them. With a self-created Barcode System two moms from the Elementary School want to put an end to this. Barcode System instead of Name Tags These two moms aren't
Coming soon: Barcode Scanner for medical practices
German Medical Associations agreed to standard medication plans for patients. The medications and the reason why they have been subscribed and the effects in the patient’s body, all of this information will be wrote down on paper and enter into the computer. This procedure definitely optimizes the patients’ treatment process. To make it technically easy, a 2D Barcode is printed on the medication plans of the patients, that is why the doctors’ offices need to equip themselves
RFID-Vest: What is the favorite toy of my dog?
Bark & Co is a store for dogs especially for dog toys. Currently the chain is testing a new concept in their shop in New York: a RFID store. In that store the dogs get RFID-Vests to wear. Via smartphones the owner are able to watch what the favorite toy of their dogs is before they spend money. "Everything from the dogs’ perspective" The RFID store is open only 7 days from the 6th to the 12th of June and is an experiment for Bark & Co, according to the RFID Journal. Depending
Surgery tools that communicate through RFID
Surgery instruments, that have been forgotten in patients, that aren't sterilized enough, cannot be found anywhere when needed: Three students wanted to change something about this. Together they applied for a "Jugend-Forscht" project and they got honored for their RFID solution. RFID bracelets for the hospital staff With their project the three young men 16, 18 and 19 years old wanted improvements in medical engineering. They created medical instruments that communicate with
Using RFID? A big discussion in the shoe industry.
Currently the German shoe industry is strongly thinking about the introduction of RFID. The goal is to optimize all current processes with smart RFID technology. But there are still a bunch of questions open... The application possibilities of RFID technology in the shoe industry mostly concentrates on inventory, inventory management, reordering, employee and customer information, item security, payment processes, complaints and exchange processes according to the schuhkurier