17 March 2016

Sports Timing Passes Toughest Test in Finnish Winter

Harsh vibrations, freezing temperatures, plenty of moisture and impacts: it’s hard to think of more demanding conditions for sports timing than those found at the Päijänne Enduro motorcycle race in Finland’s winter forests. Yet SMARTRAC’s DOGBONE RAIN RFID tags still came out on top.

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17 March 2016

3 Questions to...

Starting with this edition, we are introducing a new column to our newsletter: “3 Questions to…”. Executives and distinguished experts from SMARTRAC and its partners will answer questions related to contemporary issues that concern the RFID industry and market. Today, SMARTRAC’s CEO Christian Uhl takes the lead, talking about the IoT.

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11 March 2016

Leakage Testing in Automobile Production

Together with its partners Smartrac and Vilant, Turck offers the world's first system solution for fully automated leakage testing in automobile production. The system is based on UHF-RFID technology and detects all leakages in car bodies without the need for any manual intervention.

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14 December 2015

Water Leakage inside Vehicles - a Thing of the Past

SMARTRAC launched the first-ever passive water sensor tag that works on metal surfaces such as the harsh environment of an automobile chassis. The solution ensures that cars leaving the factory are completely watertight, and may also find applications in aviation manufacture, shipbuilding or liquid packaging.

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14 December 2015

Cucina Barilla: The Tastiest RFID Solution Yet

Do you like Italian food? If so, you will like Cucina Barilla, the Italian food manufacturer’s innovative product. It employs customized BullsEye RFID tags provided by SMARTRAC, and readers to automate home-cooking. Consumers can easily operate an oven dedicated to preparing pasta and other tasty dishes. Buon appetito!

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14 December 2015

How New Inlays Solve Retail’s Core Challenges

The retail industry is losing billions of dollars due to global counterfeiting and shrinkage, and these costs are rising year on year. Check how SMARTRAC's new RAIN RFID inlays, based on Impinj's latest Monza® R6-P chip, are meeting this challenge.

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23 September 2015

Smaller is Better, yet Just as Powerful

The production of small transponders for the animal ID segment requires great accuracy and precision throughout the manufacturing process. SMARTRAC has risen to this challenge to satisfy market demand for smaller, high-performance tags. Check out the new possibilities.

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23 September 2015

The Fanciest and Smartest Phone Case Ever Built

Google products are always likely to cause some hype – as will the “Edition Line” series of hard cases for Google’s Nexus 6 flagship phone and selected other models. With NFC technology provided by SMARTRAC and Cellotape, unique functionalities and “stellar” artwork, there are some good reasons for that hype.

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24 June 2015

50,000+ Opportunities to Delight Customers on the Run

Sport mass event organizers now have access to a simple, robust, and cost-effective technology. It enables them not only to offer accurate timing information, but can also make their events unique, by providing an enriched, multi-platform experience to those taking part.

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24 June 2015

Change the (Card) Game with NFC

Innovation is part of SMARTRAC’s DNA – as is close partnerships with its customers. The recently announced exclusive cooperation with Cartamundi, the worldwide leader in the production and sale of playing cards, collectable cards and cards for board games, is a great example of both.

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