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New RFID Technology Helps Robots Find Household Objects

New RFID Technology Helps Robots Find Household Objects

Jason Maderer, Georgia Tech Mobile robots could be much more useful in homes, if they could locate people, places and objects. Today’s robots usually see the world with cameras and lasers, which have difficulty reliably recognizing things and...

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2014-09-30 08:33:29

RFID Journal's tenth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID in Health Care (www.rfidjournalevents.com/healthcare), the premier industry event focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health care sector. The conference...

2014-09-25 23:03:22

Microscan introduces the CloudLink Web HMI, a simple graphical window for visualizing live inspections performed by AutoVISION software and smart cameras on any web-enabled device. Renton, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces the latest innovation as part of its award-winning AutoVISION® machine vision suite, CloudLink web HMI. A machine vision visualization tool for AutoVISION, CloudLink...

2014-09-25 12:30:16

Expanded product line to better serve senior living communities, hospitals BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies(®), a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) healthcare safety and security solutions, announced today the release of new products for their Sensatec(®) Fall Management Solution, bringing added safety to patients or residents in senior living communities, hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. The restraint-free Sensatec...

2014-09-25 08:31:19

Extensible Platform Offers Choices of Sensors, Communication Plug-Ins and Design Files for Application Specific Devices SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the ThingMagic® Mercury® xPRESS Sensor Hub now supports network interfaces (PoE and WiFi) as well as GPS, enabling the integration of positioning services into solutions. The xPRESS Sensor Hub is a flexible development platform designed to enable customers to rapidly create...

2014-09-23 20:21:03

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, has received field acceptance of its PECVD production tools from a leading Asian solar cell and panel manufacturer. Mr. Fokko Pentinga, Chief Executive Officer of Amtech, commented, "We...

2014-09-23 12:29:38

John DiPalo and Bruce Stubbs discuss what companies need to gain visibility and control over products MARLTON, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acsis Inc., the market leader for supply chain visibility, traceability and serialization solutions, announced it will be co-presenting a free webinar on end-to-end supply chain visibility with Intermec by Honeywell. The event, "How to Achieve End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility" will take place on Thursday, October 8 at 1:00 PM EDT....

2014-09-23 08:38:04

Utilized by both individuals and businesses, the ABBYY® FineScanner for iOS 8 enables users to accurately scan printed as well as hand-written documents MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new version of ABBYY's powerful mobile scanning application which fully supports iOS 8 and its extensions is available in the Apple® App Store free of charge. A winner of the SUPERSTAR Mobile Star Awards(TM) for high-resolution scanning of printed and hand-written text, ABBYY...

2014-09-23 08:27:02

RFID Journal's thirteenth annual LIVE! event will be held on April 15-17, 2015, in San Diego, California, and will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies. NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 (www.rfidjournalevents.com/live), the world's premier conference and exhibition focused on radio frequency...

2014-09-22 23:13:44

Kiosk manufacturer and distributor, Slabb, Inc. recently announced the launch of three new kiosk models to its product line. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 In keeping with Slabb’s high quality product line, the kiosks are vandal-resistant, ADA compliant, UL certified and CE compliant. The X6A though sleek, rugged and vandal-resistant, as is the norm with all Slabb kiosks, is unlike any of Slabb’s other models. Ideal for self-check in, its design is versatile and can...

2014-09-22 23:02:59

Offering crossover capabilities of mobile computing in a handheld imager with versatility and ruggedness (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Datalogic, a world leader in automatic data capture and imaging technologies, is proud to announce the addition of the PowerScan™ PM9500-DK 2D imager to the successful PowerScan™ line. This new member features a display and a 16-key keyboard. Like every product in the PowerScan line, the PM9500 imager offers versatility of use through the combination of...


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