RTLS vs RFID: Does it Really Make a Difference? Absolutely!
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by Dan
2M ago
In the realm of auto and auto parts manufacturing, efficiency is paramount. Every movement, every asset, and every process must be meticulously tracked and managed to ensure seamless operations and optimal productivity. This is where tracking solutions such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) come into play, offering invaluable tools for streamlining workflows and enhancing visibility across the manufacturing floor. Understanding the Differences RFID and RTLS are often used interchangeably in discussions, but they serve distinct purposes and offer uni ..read more
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Think RTLS is Only for Managing Inventory? Think Again!
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by Dan
3M ago
In the fast-evolving landscape of manufacturing, staying ahead of the curve requires embracing cutting-edge technologies that optimize processes and enhance overall efficiency. Real-Time Location Services (RTLS) have emerged as a game-changer, addressing critical challenges faced by Operations Managers across manufacturing. In this blog, we explore the diverse use cases of RTLS, delving into challenges faced and the transformative benefits brought about by i-Virtualize TRACE Sensors powered by Quuppa. Does this Sound Familiar? You’re in the thick of manufacturing operations, juggling timelines ..read more
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Will AI Help or Hurt Cybersecurity? Definitely!
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by Dan
4M ago
What are the two hottest topics in technology? AI and cybersecurity of course. It’s what everyone’s talking about and– which may not be the best way to spend one’s time – speculating on. Instead of speculating, we went to our friend Kosta Makropoulos, Consulting IT Specialist at IBM for his take on these two words of the moment. Now many of you may know Kosta as the IT Storage Specialist, but his vast technology knowledge also includes AI and cybersecurity and here’s what he had to say. Let’s start with some of the downsides when it comes to AI and cybersecurity. The downsides of AI AI can b ..read more
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Recycle, Repurpose, and Sustainably Reinvent Your Business
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by Dan
10M ago
With the constant upgrades and replacements of electronic devices, the issue of electronic waste (e-waste) has become a pressing concern for companies. The improper disposal of technology products has led to a significant amount of e-waste ending up in landfills, posing environmental and social challenges. E-waste is a significant problem that can no longer be ignored Here are some not so fun facts: In 2020, Canadians generated an estimated 647,000 metric tons of e-waste while in the US. it was 6.9 million metric tons. Only 11% of e-waste in Canada—and 20% in the U.S.—is recycled, while the ..read more
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Discover Valuable Insights from the Cisco Security Outcomes Study
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by Dan
1y ago
Malicious behavior will get worse before it gets better. Why? Because … Ransomware is a persistent threat that is never going to let up. Your critical infrastructure is increasingly at risk due to remote/hybrid work and data everywhere. State-sponsored cybercriminals have the bank accounts to get even more malicious. Cyberthreat actors are attempting to influence individuals, degrading trust in online spaces. Disruptive technologies offer the promise of new opportunities and the risk of new threats. If you’re like a lot of other public and private organizations, you’re probably feeling a bit ..read more
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Turning Liabilities into Income: 9 Ways RTLS Shifts Your Bottom Line
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by Dan
1y ago
When it comes to planning your budget, you may be overlooking one area that could dramatically impact your bottom line—asset and inventory management. There’s a lot of hidden costs associated with lost, obsolete, expired, and damaged items, including the capital used to initial purchase the inventory, finance and interest charges, insurance, and handling costs. As prices for everything continue to rise and leaders are asked to do more with less, a growing number of companies are exploring real-time location services (RTLS) to mitigate the risks of misplaced or lost goods. But what if you could ..read more
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Industry 4.0 Digitalization: The Tangible Value of RTLS
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by Dan
1y ago
Technologies such as IoT, analytics, and intelligence have dramatically transformed manufacturing, enhancing process efficiencies and unlocking substantial value. It’s on complex shop floors, such as those of automotive, consumer goods, and steel manufacturing that digitalization can truly support manufacturers in optimizing their operations and enhancing the level of automation in their production processes. However, while many manufacturers recognize the benefits associated with Industry 4.0, few have been able to make the transition to date. Although they may know why they want to change, t ..read more
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Do you have a business continuity plan?
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by Dan
1y ago
This question was top of mind back in March of 2020 as company offices scrambled to keep their workforce moving, schools struggled to set up make-shift home classrooms, and manufacturers wrestled with maintaining employee safety and staying productive. Many are facing these hurdles again with rolling shutdowns as each new variant of the coronavirus spreads, sending employees home sick and leaving businesses without enough staff to bother staying open. It’s not that were being forced to close our doors. This time it’s the lack of workers that is shutting them for us. But let’s get back to the ..read more
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RTLS Drives Digital Transformation in Logistics
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by Dan
1y ago
The highly competitive logistics market has companies striving to make smarter decisions by predicting, sensing, and responding to current market conditions. Adoption of advanced solutions such as Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) are creating a new paradigm called Logistics 4.0. RTLS enables logistics, transportation, and warehousing businesses to lead with the competitive advantages of agility, customer centricity, and unstoppable innovation. But what is RTLS and how can it help you drive transformation in your business? The Value of RTLS for Logistics If the logistics industry is about gett ..read more
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Cyber Resiliency Best Practices with IBM
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by Dan
1y ago
There’s a lot of talk about cybersecurity and preventing the bad guys from getting in. But what do you do when they do break through and how quickly can you recover? That’s cyber resilience. Cyber resilience is measured by your ability to continue operations when a cyber incident occurs, and it will. On average it takes 23 days to recover from a ransomware attack. That’s a long time for your business to be vulnerable and unable to fulfill your commitments to customers. And then there’s the unexpected ransomware costs CFOs must account for: Higher borrowing costs Higher insurance premiums Cust ..read more
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