In this post we will discuss in detail how iBeacon technology and RFID compare against each other on the following critical aspects: 1. Accessibility What is accessibility? Accessibility, in reference of location-based technology, is the ability of the technology to be “tapped into” or accessed by a consumer or business. No matter which technology you opt to go ahead with for your business, you need to have some basic infrastructure… Read More »What is the difference between RFID and a Beacon?
Efficiency, safety, mobility, speed & inspections using UAV Technology. UAVs are a safe and economical solution to Oil pipelines and offshore platforms inspections. Drone SmartX™ Solutions are designed for commercial use and are perfect for sensor data capturing. Drones have become the most efficient type of solution for the inspection of several thousands of oil and gas pipelines. These assets must be constantly monitored to reduce the potential for undetected… Read More »Aerial Oil & Gas Site Inspection
AUTOMATE ASSET AND EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT Gain visibility and manage your most valuable assets SmartX HUB Solution offers an efficient way to track devices at Hospitals and Medical facilities. The main benefit of using Smartx technology is to improve patient safety and increase asset utilization in real-time tracking. With Smartx Hub® solution, you can increase automation and revenues and decrease the percentage of medical errors using a track and match applications.… Read More »Visibility of Medical Devices
Aerial precision livestock management – UAV AS A SERVICE ® The goal is to determine the feasibility of employing Smart Tags (UHF, RFID and Beacons) to identify cattle in large areas, moving from one location to another, including the ability to read tags on multiple animals as they are loaded onto trucks or being observed by veterinarians or other individuals Your Livestock with permanent monitoring With Drone SmartX™ you know,… Read More »A Real Livestock Tracking Solution using Drone Technology.
Gaining Control Over IT Assets. SmartX Hub -enabled IT asset management linking electronic and physical asset tracking since asset purchase through its disposal. This offers immediately, substantial returns on investment by preventing loss of valuable assets, recovering misplaced, powered-down or disconnected computing assets while maintaining the integrity of asset information until critical lifecycle stages. It can track the thousands of IT assets that are crucial to practically every business from… Read More »IT Asset Management with RFID
Implementation of Asset Management device on materials on construction sites in India The Customer Our customer is a major technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, and financial services conglomerate, with global operations. It addresses critical needs in key sectors – Hydrocarbon, Infrastructure, Power, Process Industries and Defence – for customers in over 30 countries around the world The Challenge Managing project and work execution can be difficult due to limited information or… Read More »Case – Construction sites in India
Flower Cooperative in Brazil achieves 100% Track and Trace accuracy The Customer A leader in the Flower Cooperative sought to improve its distribution operations by using an auto-ID enabled tracking solution for their reusable rack pool that allows their customers to distribute products across Brazil. The Challenge Flower Cooperative provides a highly efficient service utilizing a unique, innovative steel stillage designed to pick, cross-dock and deliver nursery plants to Central… Read More »Case – Flower Cooperative
Application of RFID in the tracking of equipment for Maintenance in the Mining Industry The Customer The customer is a Peruvian miner engaged in the exploration for, and the mining and processing of, gold, silver and other metals. The company, the country’s largest locally owned precious metals producer, operates several mines in Peru (Orcopampa, Uchucchacua, Poracota, Tantahuatay, La Zanja, Río Seco, Julcani, Antapite and Mallay). The Challenge RFID in underground… Read More »Case – Mining Industry
How does Beacon work in a real Asset Tracking application? What are Beacons? Bluetooth beacons are small form-factor devices consisting of a radio transmitter and a battery in a tough enclosure. They are a class of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices that periodically broadcast their identifier; that is, they “advertise”. Nearby devices that “listen” for BLE signals react to these advertisements. Different behaviors are possible for the receiver of these… Read More »Wireless Beacon Solutions for Asset and People Tracking
Corporate Drones Increase the Benefits SmartX is Taking Smart Data Scanning Technology to New Heights with Drones (UAVs) launches new Division to explore the 3 megatrends: IoT, Drones, and Analytics. After 2 years of development, the new UAV Smartx Hub® is making the Drones Smarter. It opens a real corporative use for Drones and can Save Time, Money, and Lives. By using Drones, the user can automate critical business processes,… Read More »Smart Drones With IoT