ENTERPRISE IOT, INFRASTRUCTURE
Rubicon | March 06, 2023
Rubicon Technologies, Inc., an online marketplace for waste management and provider of innovative software-based solutions for organizations worldwide, has recently announced the sustained growth and adoption of its RUBICONSmartCity™ technology for government fleets in eleven more US cities, with an emphasis on solid waste collection.
New city customers including Rochester (NY), Surprise (AZ), High Point (NC), Newton (MA), Rockville (MD), Galveston (TX), Cleveland Heights (OH), Dubuque (IA), North Platte (NE), and Winchester (VA) are driving this acceleration in adoption. These cities manage essential waste collection operations that serve nearly one million people in the United States urban and suburban core. The innovative technology developed by Rubicon for government fleets enables these cities to:
Switch from manual, paper-based operations to entirely digital ones.
Minimize missed pickups and unneeded returns.
Balance recyclables and waste routes to provide residents with equitable service frequency.
Reduce expenses by enhancing operational efficiency and customer service.
With newly-created digital routes, each municipality will be equipped to closely monitor path performance, identify areas in which recycling and waste services could be improved, and make data-driven decisions to increase operational efficiency and enhance the experience of their communities.
Cities, towns, and other municipalities manage heavy-duty fleets best with RUBICONSmartCityTM. Its proprietary, cloud-based technology suite helps local governments run waste, recycling, and heavy-duty municipal fleet operations faster, smarter, and more efficiently. RUBICONSmartCityTM helps government-owned fleets improve neighborhood streetscapes with less road wear, fewer accidents, and safer communities by tracking vehicle health, enhancing driver behavior, and streamlining the material collection.
Rubicon Technologies, Inc. is a New York-based digital marketplace for waste and recycling, offering innovative software-based solutions for businesses and governments worldwide. The company is committed to creating a new industry standard for environmental innovation by using technology to drive sustainability. With over 8 million service locations, Rubicon is dedicated to developing software that provides transparency to the waste and recycling industry. Through data-driven decision-making, Rubicon empowers customers to achieve more efficient and effective operations and sustainable outcomes. The company's solutions help partners realize economic value from their waste streams and confidently execute their sustainability goals.
ENTERPRISE IOT, INFRASTRUCTURE
Identiv | February 15, 2023
Identiv, Inc., a leader in digital security and identification in the Internet of Things (IoT), has recently announced that it expanded its partnership with STMicroelectronics to offer new near-field communication (NFC) inlays for wine and spirits, healthcare, luxury goods, medical devices, pharmaceutical, apparel, consumer packaged goods, and smart packaging applications for any industry.
NFC technology has evolved to a level where people rely on NFC-equipped smartphones and wearables to navigate the world daily. Identiv now provides specialist NFC and high frequency (HF) designs with ST's cost-effective ST25TN Type 2 NFC chips, bolstering Identiv's standing as a global leader in RFID/NFC technology.
The ST25TN conforms with ISO/IEC14443 Type A and NFC Forum Type 2 tag specifications, works at a fast baud rate of 106kbits/s, and incorporates the TruST25 digital signature, which guarantees tag authenticity and protects brands from counterfeiting. All ST25TN chips are Type 2 Tags and adhere to the NFC Forum's NFC-A Technology specification.
The information stored on NFC tags is sent to NFC smartphones or professional NFC/RFID HF readers that work with the NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF). The ST25TN series provides tags with user memory ranging from 512 bits to 1.6 kilobytes and an automatic contextual NDEF messaging service. This Augmented NDEF technology enables tags to react with dynamically generated content following a simple "tap" from NFC-enabled mobile devices.
Identiv's new bitse.io connected IoT platform enables customers to develop direct-to-consumer branded communications using its new ST25TN-enabled NFC solutions. Experiences can be designed to produce unique personalization and greater end-user engagement.
Identiv is a global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) authentication and security solutions founded in 2007 and based in Fremont, California. The company validates frictionless access and operations anywhere, protects intellectual property, safeguards identities from malicious attacks, and drives IoT innovation. An elite group of partners and forward-thinking clients in a variety of vertical markets around the world rely on the company. From airports to seaports, hospitals to schools, critical infrastructure to government agencies, it safeguards the people and locations that power lives. The company’s platform consists of RFID and NFC, as well as cybersecurity and the entire continuum of physical access, video, and audio security. It protects the physical world digitally.
ENTERPRISE IOT, SOFTWARE AND TOOLS
ST Engineering iDirect | January 27, 2023
ST Engineering iDirect, a leader in satellite communications, has given its top Internet of Things (IoT) solution to the national telecommunications company of Argentina, ARSAT. The IoT solution is designed to enable organizations and businesses in remote areas to benefit from sensor technology and big data management developments. Customers in hard-to-reach areas will now be able to use strong IoT connectivity thanks to the combination of ST Engineering iDirect's innovative satellite communications technology and ARSAT's reliable network infrastructure.
The solution includes an IoT-optimized waveform, a cloud-based network management system, and technology from hiSky, which is a strategic partner of ST Engineering iDirect. This will help ARSAT deal with a variety of problems in the country across different vertical markets. With this cutting-edge solution, customers of ARSAT will have access to a range of IoT solutions, from remote monitoring and asset tracking to smart agriculture and energy management.
Regional Vice President, Americas, ST Engineering iDirect, Darren Ludington, said, "As we move towards a new, interconnected era in industry, we can see the plethora of opportunities that IoT can bring to the widest range of industries, businesses, and organizations." He added, "ARSAT is a service provider that aims to stay ahead of the curve and provide its customers with advanced technologies." He further added, "With our IoT solution, we are providing ARSAT with an easy-to-deploy, agile and flexible solution with which they can test the market and expand as and when they are ready to." He concluded, "We are excited to see the positive impact of our solution on ARSAT's business and its end users."
(Source - PRNewswire)
The solution will also be a very useful tool for disaster recovery and prevention. Users will be able to see important data about things like rainfall and river levels, wildfire threats, deforestation, lack of water, earthquakes, and volcanoes. With the introduction of this advanced solution, ARSAT will be able to provide customers with valuable insights into natural disasters, helping them take preventive measures and prepare for potential disasters.
AboutST Engineering iDirect
Engineering ST iDirect, a division of ST Engineering, is a world leader in satellite communications (satcom). It offers technology and solutions that help customers grow their businesses, make their services stand out, and improve their satcom networks. It is committed to shaping the future of how people connect around the world. For more than 40 years, it has been coming up with new ideas to solve satellite's biggest economic and technological problems. The iDirect product portfolio represents the highest standards in performance, efficiency, and reliability, allowing its customers to provide the best satcom connectivity experience anywhere in the world. ST Engineering iDirect is a market leader in critical industries such as mobility, broadcast, and military/government. iDirect Government was founded in 2007 to better serve the US government and defense communities.