Press Releases

05 January 2017

Smartrac Technology Blends Convenience and Safety for Vitamix

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.


20 December 2016

SMARTRAC Enables SPYDER’S First Foray into Wearable Technology

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.


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.


07 December 2016

SPYDER Launches First Outerwear Collection With NFC Technology

Spyder, a leading ski and performance brand, today announced that it will implement Near Field Communication (NFC) technology within its U.S. Ski Team collection launching this October.


06 December 2016

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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.