Parks & Recreation Department uses RFID for Tool Tracking

          Mission Statement The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will provide traditional and innovative recreation, leisure and cultural activities in a quality environment for all residents of Newton, as well as managing the preservation, maintenance, and enhancement of the natural resources of the City. Newton is […]

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Landscaping Company Keeps Tabs on Tools – Part 1

In the U.S. Marines, everything has a process, says Brian McGrady, head of facilities at Environmental Management, Inc. He should know. McGrady served in the Corps for 21 years, managing logistics, including an eight-month tour in Iraq where he helped supply a battalion of 1,000 Marines. And, according to McGrady, […]


Landscaping Company Keeps Tabs on Tools – Part 2

McGrady began searching for the right RFID asset management solution provider. He soon learned that very few vendors offered specialized solutions for landscaping companies. “There were some that could tailor [a solution] to us, but they had never experienced this before,” he recalls. McGrady wanted a solution that was specifically […]


Mobile Medical Unit Brings loT-enabled Clinic to Communities, Hospitals – Part 2

At the heart of the wireless system is Silent Partner’s AP 1000 active 433 MHz RFD reader with cellular connectivity and GPS functionality, as well as passive readers featuring a JADAK ThingMagic nano-module and Keonn Technologies antennas to track UHF RFID-tagged items or badges or wristbands. Zebra Technologies’ 8500 handheld […]