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6/9/2016
Even with the new iOS version in the works, most insiders are speculating that Apple will continue to limit their use of NFC technology to Apple Pay.  Since July of 2012, some Android smartphone and tablet manufacturers have provided consumers the use of their built-in NFC reader for multiple applications.  The same not cannot be said concerning Apple’s iOS mobile devices.  iOS devices contain the same NFC technology that Android has, however, Apple has not opened up the technology to third party developers whatsoever.  Now in 2016, Apple is preparing the release of new…
4/5/2016
See our newest Cloud-In-Hand® solutions in action - including Attendance, Ordering, Mustering, & more! ABOUT RFID JOURNAL LIVE RFID Journal LIVE! is the world’s largest and most comprehensive conference and exhibition focused on radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies and their many business and consumer applications. This year’s event will feature more than 50 end-user case studies, 75 hours of education, networking opportunities, and more than 200 top technology providers demonstrating the latest RFID products that could benefit your business.  …
2/18/2016
New Applications from Serialio.com on Android yACK BLE - A New Google PlayStore utility app for working with BLE devices like BlueSnap Smart dongle from your Android mobile device RS3 NFC Setup - A Google PlayStore App to Configure your idChamp RS3 directly from your Android mobile device Learn more about other Android mobile apps, and Serial Device Manager (SDM) library for 3rd party…
11/4/2015
TrackHack: The Proximity ID Hackathon, the world’s first and only hackathon focused exclusively on proximity technologies like radio frequency identification (RFID), near field communication (NFC) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), announced today the addition of Serialio as a Silver sponsor for its new, global hackathon series focused on proximity ID technology solutions. November 05, 2015 Hackathon focused on RFID, NFC and BLE mash-ups adds business and technology solutions provider of innovative, easy-to-use point-of-action solutions TrackHack: The Proximity ID Hackathon, the world’s first…
9/24/2015
Serialio.com brings the power of Cloud-In-Hand® Mobile Grid to the AllFlex RS420 Series Stick Reader Serialio.com’s Cloud-In-Hand® Mobile Grid iOS version 1.3.41 is now supporting the AllFlex RS420 Series stick reader. This reader paired with Cloud-In-Hand® Mobile Grid iOS app, provides a customizable, user friendly solution for integration with livestock manaement systems. The solution framework also allows you to specify your needs for a customized cloud based solution hosted on Cloud-In-Hand.com. Why RFID for Livestock Tracking? Animal identification, a global market, grows…
9/22/2015
The top five reasons your business will benefit from using Bluetooth Technology   1. It's Wireless No cables needed! Using bluetooth technology allows for items that would usually need to be hard wired or cabled to become wireless. This in turn means portability! Barcode scanners, printers, computers, mobile devices, RFID readers, calipers, scales and more no longer require a cabled mess in order to be actively used.   2. It's Inexpensive Because bluetooth is relatively inexpensive when compared with other forms of wireless technologies, most companies can implement and…
6/9/2015
A succinct explanation of Near Field Communications (NFC) and NFC tag uses. NFC (Near Field Communication) tags, also known as smart tags, are a type of RFID tag designed for short distance reading. NFC tags have a semiconductor chip with an attached antenna. The antenna is used to excite the chip when the reader is nearby and to communicate with the reader. The chip contains a unique ID commonly called the Unit ID (UID) or Chip Serial Number (CSN). Most chips also contain memory storage that can be used to store and recall data for user applications, commonly called UserData (UD).  …
6/2/2015
Get familiar with RFID tag technology, learn about your various tag options,  and consider how your RFID tag vendor can affect your project's success. Step 1. Determine Your Project's Needs Before Shopping RFID has a wide range of standards and options and can be overwhelming. Being able to contact your vendor directly to get these answers will save you countless hours and headaches.  Start off by asking yourself: Which form factor best suits our needs? RFID tags come in a variety of form factors, to include: Wristbands, badges, adhesive sticker tags, zip tie attachment, all…
4/20/2015
Serialio.com returned as a Fourth Year Exhibitor at RFID Journal LIVE! 2015    This April, Serialio.com returned as an exhibitor at RFID Journal LIVE!  The 2015 event was the best ever - our booth was twice the size as previous years, our products were among the most innovative that we had ever showcased, and we met with some of the best names in the industry to discuss projects and partner opportunities that would facilitate even more ingenuity amongst the RFID community.   The April 15th-17th, 2015 conference by RFID Journal LIVE! could not have been…
3/20/2015
We are happy to be returning to the RFID Journal Live! event in San Diego, April 15-17, 2015.  We will be debuting the latest in RFID scanning technology, the idChamp RS3, featuring Bluetooth Low Energy! SerialIO will be attending this years RFiD Journal Live! 2015 exhibition from April 15 - 17th, come see us at booth 915!  And we're excited to be returning once again with brand new technology!   We are proud to be unveiling the world's most versatile mobile NFC tag reader, the idChamp RS3.     Our latest addition to the idChamp product line introduces…