Identiv, Inc. (Fremont, California), a global leader in digital security and identification in the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced its partnership with Wiliot (Caesarea, Israel), a SaaS company with a platform connecting the digital and physical world through the IoT. Identiv’s new Bluetooth (BLE) IoT Pixels for the mass IoT market feature built-in logic and communicate intelligently to create an ecosystem of digital products in healthcare, pharma, and smart packaging, including tracking cold chain, temperature, moisture, and movement.
Against the backdrop of re-emerging momentum in the aviation industry and the rollout of RFID inlays in aviation baggage tracking, Tageos (Montpellier, France) recently announced the market’s smallest dedicated IATA resolution-compliant RAIN RFID products, and the first Impinj M700-based inlays with ARC Spec U certification.
Avery Dennison Corporation (Glendale, California) recently announced that it has acquired TexTrace AG, a technology developer that specialises in custom-made woven and knitted RFID products which can be sewn onto or inserted into garments. TexTrace was formerly a subsidiary of Jakob Müller Holding, a leading Swiss OEM for the textile industry, and is located in Frick, Switzerland. The acquisition includes ownership of TexTrace’s portfolio of intellectual property, and its employees that will continue to be based in Frick, Switzerland, enabling Avery Dennison to continue to innovate and drive adoption within the apparel sector and unlock opportunities in non-apparel segments.