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Press release from: 13 January 2017

SMARTRAC to Reinvent Brands and Retail at Retail’s Big Show in New York

At the upcoming NRF Retail’s BIG Show 2017 in New York, SMARTRAC invites retailers, brand owners and consumers to explore the company’s innovative RFID and IoT solutions portfolio. In line with its theme of ‘Reinventing Brands and Retail’, this year’s stand focus is on innovative and market ready solutions, presented together with partners such as Blue Bite, Catalyst, r-pac and Temera.

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Press release from: 05 January 2017

Smartrac Technology Blends Convenience and Safety for Vitamix

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), January 4, 2017 – RFID and IoT pacesetter Smartrac is providing high-performance blending equipment manufacturer Vitamix with innovative Near Field Communication (NFC) technology that takes customer convenience and operational safety to a new level.

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Press release from: 20 December 2016

SMARTRAC Enables SPYDER’S First Foray into Wearable Technology

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), December 20, 2016 – Smartrac, the global leader in innovative RFID and IoT solutions, today announced its partnership with Spyder, an international ski and performance lifestyle brand. In collaboration with Catalyst (a Li & Fung company) and Blue Bite, Smartrac’s future-oriented Experiences solution will enable Spyder to implement the latest NFC (Near Field Communication) technology into its U.S. Ski Team outerwear collection, allowing wearers to stay connected.

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Press release from: 15 December 2016

SMARTRAC Launches Grille and Fly Tags and Inlays for Demanding Industrial Applications

Industry and IoT pacesetter SMARTRAC is introducing new Grille and Fly UHF tags and inlays based on NXP’s UCODE 7xm ICs. Designed for tagging small items in demanding industrial applications in automotive and beyond, both new product lines offer excellent performance at light and medium loads plus superior orientation sensitivity.

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Press release from: 07 December 2016

SPYDER Launches First Outerwear Collection With NFC Technology

Through a partnership with Smartrac, the leader in RFID based Internet of Things solutions, Spyder, a leading ski and performance brand, is powering a select collection of its U.S. Ski Team (USST) items to connect with NFC-enabled consumer devices globally.

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Press release from: 06 December 2016

Smartrac files patent infringement complaint in the U.S. against Safeguard, USFI and USFI President Doug Ritter

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), December 6, 2016 – RFID and IoT Pacesetter Smartrac has initiated patent infringement proceedings in Texas, USA against Safeguard Business Systems, Inc., USFI, Inc. and USFI President Douglas Ritter.

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Press release from: 30 November 2016

Visa and Mastercard Approve SMARTRAC’s Wire Booster Antenna

Visa and Mastercard granted approval to SMARTRAC’s wire booster antenna, valid in connection with Infineon’s SLJ 32 Payment EMV solution product and Infineon`s innovative “Coil on Module” chip packaging technology. Card manufacturers will benefit from a simplified approval process for their own products based on that combination.

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Press release from: 29 November 2016

SMARTRAC and CIT to Present Breakthrough Patient Identification Shield Solution at Next Generation Patient Experience Event

On the occasion of the Next Generation Patient Experience (NGPX) event at Litchfield Park, Arizona, SMARTRAC and Cutaneous Information Technology (CIT) are presenting the Patient Identification Shield, a breakthrough solution to better manage the patient ID, safety and experience. Key solution components are CIT’s patented Patient ID Shield, a superior alternative to error-prone wristband based systems which utilizes SMARTRAC’s powerful Smart Cosmos enablement platform to meaningfully impact the safety and experience of patients in a healthcare setting.

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Press release from: 29 November 2016

SMARTRAC Unveils Dual Frequency Prelam® for Convenient Transport Contactless Card Applications

RFID and IoT pacesetter SMARTRAC is launching Dual Frequency PRELAM®, its latest RFID inlay ideally suited for convenient public transport applications. The new product combines one pre-laminated inlay (PRELAM) with two secure contactless chips, one working in high frequency (HF) and the other in ultra-high frequency (UHF), in a single card.

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Press release from: 28 November 2016

SMARTRAC establishes Global Distribution Agreement with Future Electronics

RFID and IoT solutions pacesetter SMARTRAC has signed a distribution partnership with Future Electronics, one of the largest electronics components distributors in the world. The cooperation with SMARTRAC is Future Electronics’ first venture into RFID technology.

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Press release from: 24 November 2016

SMARTRAC to Take Security and Convenience to the Max at Trustech

SMARTRAC is demonstrating its unwavering commitment to “Taking Security and Convenience to the Max with RFID” at Trustech in Cannes, France. Under this motto, the RFID and IoT pacesetter is showcasing many innovative products and solutions, most notably the document verification and authentication solution dLoc.

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Press release from: 21 November 2016

SMARTRAC Launches dLoc – a Breakthrough Document Authentication Solution Leveraging Blockchain

RFID and IoT pacesetter SMARTRAC is launching an integrated document verification and authentication solution. This breakthrough solution is based on the company’s IoT enablement platform Smart Cosmos, its NFC transponders, and innovative and highly secure blockchain technology provided by partner Factom.

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Press release from: 04 November 2016

SMARTRAC to sell its Secure ID & Transactions Business to Linxens

RFID and IoT pacesetter SMARTRAC today announced that it has finalized an agreement to sell its Secure ID & Transactions Business Division to the Linxens Group.

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Press release from: 22 September 2016

Plastilam to Purchase SMARTRAC Prelams for Contactless Access Cards

Plastilam, a major US-based provider of RFID hotel key cards, has contracted to purchase millions of genuine, secure SMARTRAC PRELAM® inlays for contactless access cards over the next three years.

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Press release from: 15 September 2016

SMARTRAC and Catalyst sign Memorandum of Understanding

RFID and IoT pacesetter SMARTRAC and Catalyst, a global supplier of retail solutions, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The two companies will join forces in developing comprehensive RFID and IoT solutions that will empower retailers and brands to leverage data to significantly improve in-store performance and optimize customer experiences and product lifecycles.

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Press release from: 30 June 2016

SMARTRAC Introduces InTrace Cannula - A Ready-to-Use Animal ID Implanting Kit

RFID technology leader SMARTRAC has announced the market launch of InTrace Cannula, first member of the new InTrace product family. The Animal ID product solution is an enhanced transponder implanting system for easy and efficient RFID tagging of most animal species including pets, cattle, sheep, horses, fish, birds or reptiles.

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Press release from: 18 May 2016

PLI, SMARTRAC and NXP Join Forces to Ramp Up Security in Hospitality, Leisure & Entertainment Markets Globally

PLI (Plasticard-Locktech International), the world's largest manufacturer of hotel keycards, has signed a large-scale and long-term supply agreement with SMARTRAC, featuring NXP MIFARE® ICs. For SMARTRAC, the agreement means a breakthrough in the global Hospitality, Leisure and Entertainment market, while PLI and its customers will benefit from a quantum leap in product capability, quality and security.

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Press release from: 10 May 2016

SENSOR TADPOLE voted “Best New Product” at RFID Journal Live! 2016

SMARTRAC’s SENSOR TADPOLE, the first-ever passive RAIN RFID water sensor tag that works on metal surfaces such as automobile chassis, has won first prize in the “Best New Product” category at the prestigious 2016 RFID Journal Awards in Orlando.

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Press release from: 04 May 2016

RR Donnelley and SMARTRAC Jointly Market Innovative RFID-based Smart Packaging and Labeling Solutions

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a leading provider of communication services and innovator in printed electronics, and RFID pacesetter SMARTRAC have agreed to jointly market an innovative process for RAIN RFID implementation that will enable growth in the number of products connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) through smart packaging and related solutions.

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Press release from: 03 May 2016

SMARTRAC Launches World’s First Passive Temperature-level Sensing Inlay

RFID technology leader SMARTRAC has announced Sensor Temperature DogBone, the industry’s first passive RAIN RFID temperature-sensing inlay. The new sensor inlay combines previously unattainable levels of accuracy and cost-efficiency. The latest addition to SMARTRAC’s sensor inlay family focuses on the logistics environment – cold-chain management, grocery or agricultural applications.

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Press release from: 28 April 2016

SMARTRAC at RFID Journal Live! 2016: Showcasing RFID Innovations For a Smarter Internet of Things

Innovative RFID solutions are driving the Internet of Things, making it smarter. This assertion is effectively backed up at the RFID Journal Live! 2016 event on May 3-5 at booth # 312, SMARTRAC is presenting product innovations alongside its comprehensive portfolio, complemented by live demos that showcase the level of smartness that is attainable through the company’s IoT platform SMART COSMOS.

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Press release from: 21 March 2016

ThingBlu Selects SMARTRAC’s Internet of Things Platform SMART COSMOS for Legal Cannabis Industry Solutions

Data analytics specialist ThingBlu has selected SMARTRACS’s IoT platform SMART COSMOS to provide a managed set of solutions to their clients. ThingBlu is focused on delivering compliance and management capabilities to the legal, indoor cannabis industry by transforming its clients’ data into actionable intelligence.

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Press release from: 09 March 2016

SMARTRAC Presents Belt and DogBone Inlays Based on the Latest UCODE® ICs from NXP

On the occasion of LogiMAT, the International Trade Fair for Distribution, Materials Handling and Information Flow in Stuttgart (Germany), SMARTRAC launches new Belt and DogBone inlays featuring latest UCODE® products from NXP’s RAIN RFID chip family. While retaining the market leading features of the Belt and DogBone inlay ranges, the new inlays offer extended memory or superior cryptographic security.

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Press release from: 09 March 2016

SMARTRAC Launches World’s First Passive UHF Moisture-Sensing Inlay for Healthcare Applications

RFID technology leader SMARTRAC has launched Sensor Patch, the industry’s first passive UHF moisture-sensing inlay for healthcare applications, at the LogiMAT 2016 tradeshow in Stuttgart, Germany. This innovative RFID product results from SMARTRAC’s collaboration with sensor specialist RFMicron.

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Press release from: 08 March 2016

SMARTRAC to Present RFID Innovations for Industry 4.0 at LogiMAT

SMARTRAC is showing a strong presence at LogiMAT, the International Trade Fair for Distribution, Materials Handling and Information Flow. The RFID pacesetter is focusing on innovations that are helping to create Industry 4.0 solutions.

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