Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Field Mobility News Weekly - Week of January 16, 2012

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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Boeing has developed an RFID solution that allows airlines to track the status of equipment and engine parts throughout air travel. This solution allows airlines to gather data on how equipment and parts are damaged through sustained flight. Read Original Content

EZid has released a new electronic ear tag for cattle. The ear tag provides accurate, cost effective RFID identification for use in dairy parlors, cow-calf and feedlot operations. Read Original Content

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a new mobile application for iPhone users that allows them to use the device's camera to scan barcodes on shipping labels for quick, easy and convenient tracking of their packages and other mail. Read Original Content

Since 1995, Syclo has enabled hundreds of companies in 37 countries and industries supercharge their businesses with mobility.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Syclo. http://www.syclo.com/.

Brunton, a case maker for smartphones, has recently developed a rugged iPhone 4 case that is equipped with a solar panel that allows rugged smartphone users to continually charge their device while in the field. Read Original Content

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DSC Logistics, a freight and cargo shipment company, is gaining efficiency and lowering costs after implementing a radio frequency identification system. The new system not only eliminates the need for staff members to search for trailers, but also enables carriers and shippers to access data regarding shipments' locations via the Internet. Read Original Content

Fenwal Inc. a medical technology company has contracted with Biolog-id. The contract allows Fenwal to market, sell and distribute the Biolog-id radio frequency identification blood tracking system across the United States and Europe. Read Original Content

GreenTech, a biotech firm in the San Francisco area, has provided 17,000 iPads and iPhones to its employees based on expected ROIs the company wants to achieve. Read Original Content

According to NDP Group, 73 percent of small businesses plan on purchasing tablet devices for their employees within the next twelve months. Read Original Content

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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.