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SecureRF Announces Multi-Mode Sensor LIME Tag for the IoT, and an Update to its Credentialing Solution

New MY01 LIME Tag provides integrated Cellular, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), classic Bluetooth, and Near Field Communication (NFC) connectivity on single platform with security and sensors MY01 utilizes Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI) for identification, authentication and symmetric security for on-tag data protection Integrates with Veridify Internet of Things (IoT) cloud-based platform for real-time visibility and monitoring…

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SecureRF and RFID Experts Group Among the Highlights of AIM 2015 Year in Review

SecureRF is a proud member of AIM, a global association focused on the standards in barcode, RFID, RAIN, RTLS, NFC and mobile computing and its impact in the IoT. Today, AIM released the “2015 | Year in Review – Innovation & Technology Leaders” report which featured an article about the work of the RFID Experts Group chaired by SecureRF CEO,…

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SecureRF CEO discusses security, IoT, SBIR and hockey in CTStartup Podcast

Our CEO, Louis Parks, was interviewed for a podcast by CTStartup. This was recorded at the CT Innovation Summit which was put on by the Connecticut Technology Council. Their discussion starts with some explanations about security, which Louis clarifies is more than just encryption and can include authentication and non-repudiation. They discuss various IoT hacking…

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The Connected Logistics Market will be worth 20.46 Billion USD by 2020 and SecureRF is "niche player" per MarketsandMarkets.

The report, called “Connected Logistics Market by Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies in Fleet Management, Warehouse and Inventory Management, by Connectivity Technologies (Zigbee, Wi-Fi, Satellite), by Devices, Transportation Mode, Services – Global Forecast to 2020,” was published in September 2015. Per research firm MarketsandMarkets, the connected logistics market is expected to grow from USD 5.05…

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Louis Parks Named Chair of AIM's RFID Experts Group

AIM has announced new leadership for the association’s key committees in 2015. Louis Parks has been named chair of the RFID Experts Group (REG) which is responsible for addressing the standards and issues associated with RFID. The REG is currently comprised of more than 40 organizations from the U.S., Europe and Asia. SecureRF has been…

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The Growing Number of Events About the "Internet of Things"

I commented in a blog post last spring that You know when you start seeing a lot of new conferences and forums around a particular technology that it is getting to be a hot topic. Then it was in reference to the number of Supply Chain Assurance events, especially around counterfeit electronics. Now I am…

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Looking at Patent Trolls in the RFID and Wireless Communications Industry

Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs), also known as patent trolls, purchase patents and then attempt to generate revenue by suing entities that use the patented technology. Venture Beat claims that patent trolling is estimated to be a $29 billion industry. This fall the topic of patent trolls in the wireless industry is being examined by two…

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NSA Tracking – Circa 2006

The National Security Agency’s tracking of U.S. citizens has been a hot topic this past summer since Edward Snowden leaked top-secret NSA documents. The Guardian has full coverage at http://www.theguardian.com/world/the-nsa-files. I recently ran across this Doctor Fun cartoon equating NSA tracking devices with cell phones. Then I noticed the date the cartoon was published – May…

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