NFC is soon in everybody’s pockets – Hilti customers can already benefit from it today
NFC (Near Field Communications) technology‘s user base grew rapidly this year as Apple gave developers access to the NFC chip in Apple’s newest iPhone models and Apple watches. The fact at NFC functionality is now in more and more people’s pockets, is also the reason why Hilti chose NFC as a primary technology in taking its customer experience to the next level. The company launched Hilti Connect early this summer – an app that allows its customers to identify and manage tools from their smartphone. The service utilizes NFC technology provided by Confidex.
Confidex introduces Bluetooth® beacons to increase the contextual value of industrial assets
Confidex is now introducing the upcoming modular, industrial grade Confidex Viking™ beacon family, as part of its industrial wireless technology offering, Links. Confidex Viking™ beacons, based on Nordic Semiconductor nRF52-series Bluetooth Low Energy chipset, are designed for industrial asset tracking, indoor and outdoor locating as well as sensor telemetry.
The recipe for success on the IoT: Learnings from Cisco’s IoT World Forum 2017
The human side of the Internet of Things was one of the key topics of the Internet of Things World Forum 2017, a leading international industry event hosted by the ICT giant Cisco. Top executives from hundreds of companies were invited to attend the three-day event in London on May 22 to 24. Inkinen represented Confidex, a Finnish company with more than 12 years of experience with IoT and its implementation. Read about the four things Timo Inkinen would highlight based on the discussions at Cisco’s IoT World Forum 2017.