Hybrid Connected Warehouses: IoT-based solutions to connect and localise goods, devices and people

Speaker: Jeroen Hoebeke, Professor Company/ Institute: IDLab, Ghent University & imec Event: 23rd workshop Date: 19 June 2017 Abstract: Today, a majority of warehouses are not yet taking advantage of increased automated handling based on connected transport systems, tagged goods, tagged trolleys, connected workers, etc. The imec HYCOWARE project investigates novel, plug-and-produce wirelessly connected product offerings […]

Enabling supply chain visibility

Speaker: Luc Pleysier, Program Manager Supply Chain Intelligence Company/ Institute: VIL Event: 23rd workshop Date: 19 June 2017 Abstract: The growing complexity and internationalization of the logistic flows, feeds the need to realize a reliable link between the physical logistic and digital information flows. It’s imperative for businesses to innovate new ways to streamline their […]

Low Power & High accuracy LPWAN trackers combining multiple geolocation technologies:

Speaker: Bram Senave, Sales Manager Company/ Institute: Actility Event: 23rd workshop Date: 19 June 2017 Abstract: The fast emergence of new wireless networks operating in the ISM bands known as Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) is changing the connectivity landscape of IOT devices. Those new technologies are designed to support services which need long […]

City-of-Things in Antwerp, a large-scale realistic testbed for wireless IoT connectivity and real-time data analysis

Speaker: Nik Van den Wijngaert, Business Development Manager Company/ Institute: imec Event: 23rd workshop Date: 19 June 2017 Abstract: City of Things brings the Internet of Things to the city. It is a one-of-a-kind initiative, connecting 200.000 urban citizens with developers and tech entrepreneurs, through a massive amount of smart devices spread over the city […]

GPS-less indoor/outdoor tracking with IoT wireless networking technologies

Speaker: Maarten Weyn, Professor, Universiteit Antwerpen & imec Company/ Institute: Universiteit Antwerpen Event: 23rd workshop Date: 19 June 2017 Abstract: Most track-&-trace solutions that are currently used in logistics (to track containers, for instance) only support a single communication technology. Each technology has its limitations though; some perform better indoors – others are meant to […]

Changing the world of logistics, with flexible and disposable plastic RFID and NFC chips.

Speaker: Kris Myny, Principal member of technical staff Company/ Institute: imec Event: 23rd workshop Date: 19 June 2017 Abstract: Imec has built NFC and RFID tags which are made with plastic electronics technology. These tags can be produced through low cost large-area manufacturing processes, and opens up several new possibilities for NFC and RFID deployments. […]

23rd Workshop: Wireless Technologies and Solutions for Smart Logistics

19 June 2017 at Antwerp University, Campus Groenenborger. Wireless Technologies and Solutions for Smart Logistics In this workshop we will present and demonstrate technological innovations that enable smart logistics, both indoor and outdoor, and at a local and global scale. A snapshot of the innovations that our speakers from both industry and academia will address: […]