This section includes articles about cutting-edge research, new products that could impact RFID systems and about creative uses of RFID technology.
- Securing the Internet of Things: A Collaborative & Shared Responsibility
Published March 2017
The Online Trust Alliance has released its fourth in a series of vision papers. This report, released in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, outlines the imperative actions that businesses, consumers and governments must take in order to ensure the security, privacy and vitality of IoT devices. (4 pages)
- How the Internet of Things Is Helping to Prevent Legionnaires; Disease
Published February 2017
Griswold Water Systems recently implemented IoT-based methods to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaires Disease. GWS has found a new, chemical-free way to treat the water used in cooling towers for commercial buildings. It replaced antiquated treatment methods with connected sensors, powered by Autodesk, that purify the water with electric fields. The process uses 28 percent less water and can save its customers more than $25,000 annually. (4 pages)