FEATURED ARTICLESin Automatic Identification
The role of RFID in the smart factory
Control Engineering Europe
The ‘smart factory’, which industry experts say will be upon us within the next two decades, will see machines, raw...
Image-Based ID Reader Reads Codes on Printing Plates
A Cognex DataMan 300 is able to read IDs on process-free printing plates at NELA, replacing other scanners that could not see the virtually...
Ensuring reliable identification
Control Engineering Europe
By Ingo Hecker, Siemens Process Automation.
Having the ability to track and trace products throughout the entire...
Doing RFID right
By Steve Loyal, Harting
Adopting radio frequency identification (RFID) asset tracking for the first time involves more than just slapping...
NEWSin Automatic Identification
- Microscan appoints Dan Barnes Vice President, Operations
- Balluff signs distributor in the Southeast
- RFID market to exceed $10 billion in 2015
- July Manufacturing Technology Orders Down
- SATO Global Solutions opens office in Fort Lauderdale
- China's RFID market will reach $4.3 billion by 2025
- RFID growing like crazy
- Passive RFID market reaches $8.89 billion
- NiceLabel names Greg Tanner VP and General Manager
- Datalogic opens factory in São Paulo, Brazil
- Robots create jobs in Electronics Industry
- RFID market grows 17% in one year
PRODUCT NEWSin Automatic Identification
Fairbanks Scales releases PM43 label printer
The PM43 features a durable, metal construction, making it ideal to increase uptime and reduce maintenance costs in harsh environments.
ASI announces MarkinGenius MG3 printer
MarkinGenius MG3 thermal transfer printer creates professional labels, markers and tags.
Microscan updates decoding algorithms for MicroHAWK barcode readers
Enhancements in X-Mode 4.0 decoding algorithms include Damaged Mode which fills in white gaps in a symbol’s bar elements caused by low ink or...
MEDIAin Automatic Identification
RESOURCESin Automatic Identification
To meet the growing demand for mobile barcode reader apps in the US market, Progea has developed a new feature for the Movicon 11 Web Client App....
Board helps development of ANDY100 energy harvesting chip with RFID EPC C1G2 wireless communication and SPI master
MEDUSA development platform for battery-free wireless sensors and actuators allows developers to design components driven by RF energy harvesting
WHITE PAPERSin Automatic Identification
Labeling is frequently considered a background process that doesn’t get any attention until it causes a problem. As a result, bar...
By Adam Steele
Describes the potential applications of radio-frequency identification (RFID) in industry. An in-depth analysis of the technology,...
By Matthew Mather, SICK
Have camera/image-based code readers replaced traditional laser scanners? Has RFID’s day finally come? Learn how to...
CASE STUDIESin Automatic Identification
Exide had difficulties in reading 2D data matrix codes burned into plastic with a laser burner. The problem was solved by switching to image-based...
RFID sensor tags do not require batteries to monitor temperature, pressure and humidity of equipment remotely.
By Stephanie Neil
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics uses a 2D barcode to track traceable parts as they are installed. In addition,...
EVENTSin Automatic Identification
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.