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Three Boosts for EPCIS
By Ken Traub
ISO ratification, new guidelines and free tools will propel adoption of the Electronic Product Code Information Services standard.

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Notes from Jasper's Connected-Car Confab
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
In a wide-ranging conversation, executives from AT&T, General Motors, LoJack and ChargePoint discussed the IoT in context of today's and tomorrow's connected-car applications.

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IoT News Roundup
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Deloitte reports on IoT adoption in the oil and gas industry; Redpine Signals launches IoT-enablement platform; Gimbal takes beacons outside through outdoor media company partnerships; Identiv Labs helps startup fight shoe counterfeits.

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Stanley Black & Decker to Shutter Its AeroScout Industrial Division
By Claire Swedberg
Companies in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics sectors will not be able to buy AeroScout tags and exciters after Oct. 31. However, Stanley will continue to offer AeroScout solutions to hospitals and other health-care customers.

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Three Approaches to IoT Security: Part Three
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
This article, the third in our three-part series, looks at how one connected-car accessory maker approaches data security, and at how carmakers can take the lead of tech companies by learning from the hacker community.

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Chinese RFID Adoption Takes Many Forms
By Claire Swedberg
The Shanghai branch of U.S. RFID technology provider Impinj is seeing strong demand for passive UHF tags and readers from the nation's banking, transportation and retail sectors, with the greatest growth coming from consumer goods manufacturers.

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HidroMares Helps Port Managers See the Seas to Better Manage Boat Traffic
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Using networks of sensors and a cloud-based interface, port managers can get real-time data about water conditions to help them guide ships in and out of port safely and efficiently.

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Kuehne + Nagel Monitors Pharmaceuticals to Improve Customer Service
By Samuel Greengard
The global transportation and logistics firm turns to RFID to track the location and temperature of shipments.

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ARM's Will Tu Wants the Internet of All the Senses
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
I recently spoke with Tu about the state of the sensor supplier industry and how he thinks it should be responding to growing demand for IoT technologies across industries.

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Blacksburg Transit Installs Beacons to Boost Ridership, Adjust Service
By Claire Swedberg
More than 12,000 riders use the beacon-enabled app to direct them to the correct bus stop; the agency employs the system to collect ridership data and modify bus dispatching accordingly.

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IoT News Roundup
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Zebra teams up with ARM, Atmel on IoT starter kit; Spanish insurance provider offering pay-as-you-drive insurance; Antenova releases tiny 2.4 GHz antenna; RetailMeNot, Gimbal to extend beacon trials.

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Contractors Use RFID Sensors to Measure Strain in Seattle Rail Tunnels
By Claire Swedberg
The sensors, provided by Phase IV, are being embedded in prefabricated concrete sections of the tunnels' lining, and will be used to verify the structure's integrity.

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IoT Technology Cuts Airport Security Waits
By Claire Swedberg
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport is the latest to adopt a sensor-based system known as BlipTrack, which uses encrypted data collected from cell phones and tablets to estimate wait times

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Leveraging IoT Technology to Make Driving and Cycling Safer and More Efficient
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
With solutions emerging everywhere, from automotive titans to scrappy startups, technological approaches to improved safety and efficiency for drivers, cyclists and even motorcyclists are quickly evolving.

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Del Papa Taps Into the IoT to Improve Beer Distribution Center
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
A new DC, built with IoT technology from the ground up, is helping Del Papa Distributing Co. to boost productivity while cutting energy use.

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