20 March 2017

Vitamix Blends Tradition and Innovation with NFC

Household appliances rarely make the electronics trade press headlines. However, high-performance blending equipment specialist Vitamix is creating quite a stir with its innovative blenders that use built-in NFC technology from SMARTRAC.

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17 January 2017

When is a Jacket more than a Jacket?

Premium skiwear brand Spyder are embedding NFC intelligence into their jackets, so their customers can engage with their products in new ways. One tap on the logo and they’ll get dynamic content about things like the US Ski team and local trail conditions on their smartphones.

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15 December 2016

How NFC Keeps Children Engaged with Books

Could NFC replace CDs as a way of encouraging children’s engagement with books? Read how an innovative Finnish publishing house is using NFC to take kids to the next level of entertainment.

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26 September 2016

Aegis Sciences Corp. Manages Bio Samples Much Better with RAIN RFID

The forensic toxicology and health-care sciences testing lab is using a RAIN (UHF) RFID system to track the storage and processing of blood and tissue samples for more than 2,500 clients daily and contains 10,000 to 15,000 samples at any given time.

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26 September 2016

Tegu Uses Smart Fixtures to Build Sales

The construction-toy company has installed RFID-enabled display cases with SMARTRAC’s DOGBONE inlay at stores. Now Tegu is able to track which products are sold, automatically bill the retailer accordingly and order replacements. The result – high increase in sales!

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27 June 2016

US Postal Service: How NFC Makes Paper Mails Irresistible

Do you remember the times when most advertising mails were sent out in paper form? Combined with innovative technologies such as NFC, paper mailings could now experience a renaissance. Check how US Postal Service takes traditional mails to the next level.

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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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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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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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