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Zebra Technologies introduces the Zebra MotionWorks portfolio of location solutions

Zebra Technologies introduces the Zebra MotionWorks portfolio of location solutions

June 29, 2018 – Zebra Technologies Corporation  unveiled a portfolio of business-class location solutions for the manufacturing and transportation and logistics industries. Zebra MotionWorks automatically senses the location of assets and inventory.

Zebra MotionWorks is based on Zebra’s RFID technology. For example, the company is the “Official On-Field Player Tracking Provider” for the NFL which demonstrates how Zebra delivers real-time visibility insights via RFID for organizations from the goal line to the assembly line and everywhere in between. Earlier this year, Zebra Technologies was recognized as a Visionary in Gartner, Inc.’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Worldwide[1]. s to solve multiple location issues while eliminating redundancy and providing a lower overall cost.”

Powered by Savanna, Zebra’s data intelligence platform, MotionWorks is a portfolio of end-to-end solutions that integrate operational and edge data from multiple sources – including Ultra-Wideband (UWB), UHF RFID tags, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons and cameras – to create insights that mobilize action to solve business needs. The portfolio includes options such as the MotionWorks Asset solution, the MotionWorks Material solution and the MotionWorks Yard solution.

  • The MotionWorks Asset solution allows businesses to track and manage important assets with detailed, on-time information about the location, condition, and state of their enterprise resources.
  • The MotionWorks Material solution helps manufacturers manage and automate the flow of material for their business.
  • The MotionWorks Yard solution facilitates the continuous flow of material and goods between transportation systems, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants.

Using the Savanna Location Engine, Zebra’s MotionWorks solutions provide enterprise-level scalability that can support thousands of sites and users, and hundreds of thousands of tracked resources, as well as the capability to locate Zebra mobile devices. These solutions provide data to other enterprise applications and include a user interface and console that can manage the system and offer reports, events, alerts and actions at the enterprise resource level.
As part of the MotionWorks announcement, Zebra is also introducing three new RFID fixed combination reader/antenna solutions, designed to track items as they travel into, through and out of a facility.