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Description:  The ground-transport dispatch office uses RFID to track cabs parked in the waiting lot, and BlipTrack sensors to track passengers at its taxi queuing area, resulting in shorter lines and faster service. If a city's entire fleet of taxicabs could pick up passengers at its airport, long waits might be unheard of—and so might taxi drivers' earn... More »
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Description:  The company's RFID-based ToterTrax system, which can automatically record when and where its workers deliver each waste bin, opens up a range of other possible uses. Waste and recycling bin company Toter is offering a new automated assembly and delivery (A&D) service, leveraging the passive EPC Gen 2 ultrahi... More »
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Description:   Since opening last month, the new Stanford Children's Health Specialty Services—Sunnyvale clinic has received the best patient satisfaction survey results of any of Stanford Children's Health 60-some facilities. The health-care company attributes the high patient satisfaction levels, in large part, to a real-time locatio... More »
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Description:   Global computer technology company Intel Corp. and Seattle-based RFIDprovider Impinj are teaming up to offer EPC ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID-based platforms that systems integrators could build into inventory-management and real-time location solutions for the retail industry.   The pla... More »
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Description:  a provider of identification solutions, has announced the installation of its Smart Band RFID Wristband System at Great Wolf Lodge Southern California, the brand's newest property located in Garden Grove. PDC's system, which is being used for electronic access control and cashless payments, replaces traditional forms of paymen... More »
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Description:   Michigan podiatry clinic Great Lakes Foot and Ankle Specialists has automated the tracking of surgical instruments or tools used on its patients via radio frequency identification, in order to speed up the process of packing the tools onto trays, ensure that no instruments are left inside a patient or misplaced, and track the... More »
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Description:   Belgian clothing retailer JBC has taken a large-scale radio frequency identification system live across all 144 of its stores throughout Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. The deployment involves the use of EPC Gen 2 ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFIDtags to track garments at the point of manufacture, ... More »
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Description: today announced that its 10th annual RFID Journal Awards will be sponsored by the RFID Professional Institute, a nonprofit, scientific and charitable organization whose mission is to promote the "public good" that comes from having industry and professionals achieve high levels of professionalism through the research, education and developm... More »
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Description: Second-hand luxury goods auction company Bang Master Group (BMG) is employing RFID as part of an automated process for collecting information regarding each item's seller, appraisal and auction sale, as well as unsold inventory. Since the system was introduced in September 2015, the company reports, it has reduced inventory-counting time fo... More »
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Description: a Finnish technology company, is offering a real-time location system (RTLS) that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons to determine the location of a person or object to within a few centimeters. The Quuppa Intelligent Locating System achieves this high level of granularity thanks to Quuppa Locators (Bluetooth transceivers with integrated a... More »
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Description:   During this year's harvest season, fruit orchards in Washington State have been testing an RFID-based solution to track the quantity of cherries picked by each worker. The system is intended to provide an automated and reliable method of determining how much each individual picks and will thus be paid. The solution includes an RFID re... More »
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Description: The new online tuxedo-rental business, launched by Men's Wearhouse's founder, ensures that customers get what they ordered, thanks to UHF RFID tags that identify each garment's shipment, return and usage history.   When George Zimmer, the founder and former CEO of Men's Wearhouse, looked to launch a new men's formal wear rental company... More »
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Description: is marketing the Intel Retail Sensor Platform, an RFID-based system designed to make retail radio frequency identification deployments easier, as well as enable inventory tracking to be performed in real time. The platform consists of ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID readers with integrated antennas, wired to an Intel Gateway device that forwards t... More »
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Description: a Hong Kong uniform provider, reports that it is developing garment-tracking solutions based on a novel passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) EPC Gen 2 RFID tag with an antenna made of metalized thread. The tag, known as the CS8200, was developed by Convergence Systems Ltd. (CSL) and is unique in that the antenna is added after the tag is applied to a ... More »
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Description: NFC (near-field communication) allows two devices placed within a few centimeters of each other to exchange data. In order for this to work, both devices must be equipped with an NFC chip     ASREBANK.IR: One day, we'll all be paying for things with our phones, and NFC is the ticket to that future. In light of the many ... More »
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Description: Maintenance workers can use a smartphone app and NFC RFID technology from Tagproduct to monitor and adjust Temiq's Ninox device, which is designed to remove sludge from water circulating in a boiler. French heating systems component manufacturer Temiq added Near Field Communication (NFC) RFID technology to its desludging equipment for use in... More »
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Description: A UHF RFID system from Cadan and RFID Global by Softwork enables employees to automatically collect lunch orders as children arrive at schools in the city of Casamassima. Five public schools in Casamassima, a city in Italy's Apulia region, are using a radio frequency identification solution to identify children as they arrive, and to automate... More »
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Description: The company's Analytics 360 solution uses battery-powered Bluetooth beacons and is designed to be easy and inexpensive to install. a mobile-intelligence company based in Toronto, Canada, is providing a solution that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons to help exhibitors and trade shows identify where people are located and how long they... More »
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Description: Fox IV introduces new RFID printer-applicator ••• Imagotag announces multimillion-euro ESL contract with international retailer ••• Cisco, Identiv collaborate on RFID-enabled physical access security ••• Gimbal, PlaceWise Media partner on beacons and apps for retailers ••• Beacon, IoT adoption by airlines set to soar, new SITA report finds •••... More »
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Description: Exam supervisors in Nigeria have been using readers to capture data from RFID-enabled badges to verify each student's authenticity, as well as create an electronic record of who took a particular test. (WAEC) has launched an RFID-based solution that enables testing supervisors to confirm the identity of each student who takes a test, in ord... More »
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Description:       The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, in northeastern England, is employing a combination of radio frequency identification and bar-coding technologies to manage hundreds of thousands of patient files. The Intelligent File and Inventory Tracking (iFIT) solution, provided by 6PM Group, includes passive ultrahigh-f... More »
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Description:   The RFID Research Center, founded by Dr. Bill Hardgrave at the University of Arkansas in 2005, announced plans to move to Alabama's Auburn University a year ago (see Arkansas RFID Research Center Moving to Auburn University). Last week, the newly named RFID Lab officially opened, though it had already been in operation for months. More th... More »
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Description: is the first business to adopt a new high-memory passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID tag from Omni-ID. The carmaker had asked Omni-ID to design a passive tag that operated in the 860 to 960 MHz UHF band, and that could be fastened to metal carriers for tracking engine components throughout the manufacturing process. That collaboration led to ... More »
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Description: The company is working with Cartamundi to embed NFC tags in game and trading cards, and has also released Smart Cosmos, a cloud-based platform, with the expectation that more objects will be tracked as part of the Internet of Things.     RFID and Near Field Communication (NFC) tag and inlay producer Smartrac is partnering with pla... More »
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Description: The chip maker says its chips can enable companies to inexpensively monitor for moisture in everything from car interiors to drywall and diapers. RFMicron has launched the latest version of its Magnus S passive EPC Gen 2 ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID chip, with moisture- and temperature-sensing capabilities. The Magnus S3 temperature and humi... More »
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Description: Real-time location system (RTLS) solutions deployed at hospitals allow health-care workers and management to locate equipment, patients or other personnel in real time. However, one shortcoming of most RTLS solutions is the limited lifetime of batteries. Because active RFID tags require battery power, hospitals face a challenge in ensuring that... More »
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Description: The Florida company is using TACinsight's solution to identify each truck before it is filled with sand, gravel or other material, thereby preventing errors during the loading process. A stream of trucks arrives at Florida mining company Palm Beach Aggregates to pick up one of approximately 20 different products, loaded in quantities specifi... More »
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Description: The HF RFID system enables the wholesaler to track when products arrive, where they are as they are processed, and when they are stored, shipped or returned, via a combination of handheld and desktop readers. With the help of radio frequency identification technology to manage the movements of its diamonds and jewelry throughout its own off... More »
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Description: Shoppers are using RFID-enabled interactive displays to look up product information, such as size and color availability, in the back room, thereby improving the shopping experience. Spanish footwear company Munich Sports is using passive EPC ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID technology to connect its customers with information regarding shoes o... More »
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Description: The event's organizers could identify where participants were located throughout the 120-kilometer course, based on RFID technology that read the tags of kayaks passing checkpoints, thereby allowing friends and family to meet paddlers along the river and provide food and water. The organizers of South Africa's 120-kilometer (75-mile) Dusi Ca... More »
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Description: Fast casual restaurants, such as Grub Burger Bar, are using technology from HME Wireless to enable food runners to locate diners as they deliver meals, as well as to collect historic data to help them improve their efficiency.   Several thousand fast casual restaurants around the world have installed, or are installing, an RFID solution... More »
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Description: The Northern Ontario Hockey Association is exploring the use of passive tags to collect data regarding the performance of teenage players during team tryouts and practice sessions. The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA), a Canadian minor- and junior-level ice hockey governing body, is considering the adoption of an RFID-based solution... More »
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Description: The company's PowerCoat Alive product, which includes printed tag antennas, is being marketed to brand owners, retailers and other potential users. Approximately a dozen companies in the United States and Europe have begun testing a paper product with integrated Near Field Communication (NFC) RFID tags. The product, known as PowerCoat Alive,... More »
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Description: The Norwegian firm's product comes at the same time that the company prepares the release of an NFC temperature label, and has signed a partnership with Xerox, which is planning to mass-produce contact memory labels using Thinfilm's platform, and is researching an NFC version of the labels.   Printed electronics company Thin Film Elect... More »
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Description: The aircraft manufacturer is asking suppliers to tag all traceable items, and is increasing the RFID expertise of its staff to support the technology's deployment across the supply chain. has revealed that it has asked its supply base to tag all traceable items with passive RFID transponders. Traceable items are those that are serialized, repa... More »
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Description: The NFC Forum, a nonprofit industry association dedicated to advancing the use of Near Field Communication (NFC), has released the results of a survey that finds U.S. consumers have strong interest in using NFC technology for a variety of applications. The survey, carried out online, asked 1,038 participants about their interest in using NFC in ... More »
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Description:   Technology startup Blesh is offering beacons and a content-management systems (CMS) software development kit (SDK) to be used as part of a public project being undertaken with Google, known as the Physical Web (PW). Blesh is selling the beacons bundled with the SDK to give individuals a head-start on developing mobile apps and weara... More »
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Description: The Powershelf system, which uses inductive coupling to transmit power and data to wireless electronic labels and sensors, now includes beacons to enable stores to provide data to customers on their phone apps. At last month's NRF Big Show, Panasonic System Communications Co., a division of Panasonic Corp. of North America, drew a great deal ... More »
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Description:   During Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience (FanX), a comic book convention held last week in Salt Lake City, Utah, Near Field Communication (NFC) RFID technology was used to reduce the length of lines in front of the venue's entrance, as well as to prevent fraud and collect information regarding attendees during the event. The solution i... More »
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Description: Having deployed an EPC UHF system at its 86 European stores, the apparel company says it expects an increase in revenue, thanks to the higher availability of goods on the sales floor. German casual apparel company Marc O'Polo has adopted a radio frequency identification solution to track its products across the entire supply chain, from its ... More »
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Description: The solution is designed to enable health-care-related users to track and authenticate vials or bottles via RFID tags built into a cap's seal and hosted software in which RFID-based data is stored. a provider of caps for vials, pharmaceutical bottles and test tubes, has begun marketing a radio frequency identification version of its products tha... More »
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Description:   Broadcast satellite company Directv is implementing a radio frequency identification system to track 200,000 pieces of equipment at three broadcast centers, as well as nearly 200 smaller facilities. The system is intended to reduce inventory tracking time tenfold, the company reports, while also boosting inventory accuracy from 75 per... More »
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Description: is carrying out a Bluetooth beacon pilot project at 13 airports, using a solution provided by Dai Nippon Printing Co. (DNP). A similar pilot is being conducted by Aeon Mall at some of its locations in Japan. At each site, DNP has installed Spansion's MB39C811 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons, which come with energy-harvesting power-management i... More »
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Description:     Taubman Centers, a builder and operator of high-end U.S. regional malls, and Clalit Health Services, an Israeli hospital operator, have each rolled out a new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon solution provided by indoor navigation technology startup Spreo. The solution offers users with an easy way to not only locate stores or d... More »
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Description:  a real estate development and construction firm with more than 50 office locations worldwide, is piloting an RFID-based "remote attendance" solution for managing construction subcontracted workers at a building site spanning 1 million square feet. The system not only helps Gilbane's customer (the site's owner) identify each worker, but al... More »
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Description:           The Los Angeles Zoo and SeaWorld have both recently launched a solution provided by The Experience Engine (TE2) that brings data to visitors via their smartphones, by providing an app that they can download, and offering information specific to a location identified via new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) bea... More »
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Description: Ireland's Blarney Castle Gardens is applying NFC RFID tags to its collection, in order to communicate information about the plants to staff members, as well as to visitors of the castle and Blarney Stone. Blarney Castle Gardens is attaching Near Field Communication (NFC) tags to its 2,000-plus collection of trees to help gardeners easily acc... More »
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Description:   Tyco Retail Solutions, a Boca Raton, Fla., company owned by global security technologies firm Tyco, has acquired Creativesystems, a European RFID solutions provider based in Portugal. The acquisition, the terms of which have not been disclosed, will allow the two businesses to combine their RFID-based inventory-management solutions for a... More »
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Description:   Blue Maestro was launched two years ago in the United Kingdom to provide wireless sensors to track temperatures and other environmental conditions. With the adoption of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology in the iOS 6 version of the Apple iPhone, Blue Maestro commercially released a BLE-based version of its Tempo sensor. The batter... More »
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Description:   The project, overseen by the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, will test the ability of ranchers, veterinarians, feedlot operators and slaughterhouses to use UHF tags to track animals and their health data. The U.S. government's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has launched a nationwide pilot of ult... More »
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Description: The pioneering RFID company plans to switch to a larger headquarters in 2015, and to continue work at its lab and Retail Experience Center to further develop its xArray "Always On" UHF RFID reader, Monza chips and new Item Intelligence software. During the development of its xArray reader in 2013 (see Impinj Unveils New UHF Readers for RTLS A... More »
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Description: The University of Southern California (USC) housing office knew its housing facilities, on and off campus, had upwards of 60,000 pieces of furniture and appliances. But until the student housing office deployed a radio frequency identification system, tracking which items were at what locations, as well as which were broken, missing or due for... More »
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Description: The recreational program is including RFID technology at 20 resorts this season, in order to allow the automatic identification of racers before they head down the slopes.  This year, NASTAR, a recreational race program for skiers and snowboarders, has launched a radio frequency identification initiative that promises to speed ... More »
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Description:   Israeli company Pandoor Doors is expanding a radio frequency identification system that it had deployed last year to automate the crafting of custom doors for its customers. By applying tags, provided by global packaging and RFID label company Tadbik, to the wooden planks that become custom-made doors, and... More »
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Description:  As the holiday selling season heats up, Macy’s is exhibiting further proof of its RFID-driven inventory visibility by making its buy-online, pickup-in-store program available at all full-line Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s locations. Macy’s has also launched same-day delivery pilots in eight major Macy’s markets and four Bloomingdale’s markets to... More »
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Description:  HID Global has introduced a new on-metal RFID tag designed to fit into containers with a small radius, such as gas bottles. The new Keg Tag UHF transponder complements HID Global's InLine Tag Ultra for beverage steel kegs, according to the company.   HID's Keg Tag UHF HID says... More »
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Description:  A newly published report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) makes the case that using radio frequency identification systems can be an effective means of tracking and managing forensic evidence—and, if well implemented, can pay back initial setup costs within approximately two years.   ... More »
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Description:   a global structural and civil-engineering firm based in Germany, eliminated the need for its construction foremen to manually track the company's 6,000 pieces of equipment at dozens of European construction sites, and reduced the amount of time needed for its annual inventory check time by 50 percent, by adopting an RFID-based solution... More »
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Description:  The Herff College of Engineering’s Automatic Identification Laboratory at the University of Memphis has received a donation of more than 650,000 RFID tags from Checkpoint Systems, a global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry. The Auto-ID Lab, which opened 18 months ago, will use the tags to conduc... More »
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Description:  The new ICs come with a built-in microcontroller and a temperature sensor, and are designed for developers of RFID transponders, as well as appliances or other types of electrical devices Semiconductor firm Texas Instruments (TI) has released an evaluation version of a new family of RFID chips designed to deliver s... More »
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Description:  Airbus and Marks & Spencer detailed their RFID programs at RFID Live, while Google’s partnership in the RAIN RFID Alliance sent a positive sign for EPC UHF RFID technology. source: rfid24-7
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Description: The Internet of Things continues to make big gains across all industries. More than 80 percent of companies predict that IoT represents the most strategic technology initiative for their organization in a decade. According to a new white paper produced by Zebra Technologies and Forrester Research, IoT is expected to play a major role in nearly eve... More »
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Description:  Veracruz's health department has improved the visibility of the bags of blood products it sends to hospitals, by tracking their temperatures, locations and details, such as expiration dates. A radio frequency identification system deployed in Mexico's State of Veracruz has helped blood banks reduce the quantity of blood that is los... More »
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Description:  The retailer installed four huge RFID-enabled touchscreens to allow customers to automatically view data about the shoes or boots they try on, by simply standing on a floor mat. Footwear, apparel and accessories company Deckers has adopted a radio frequency identification-based system to promote products at its new UGG Au... More »
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Description:  After nearly four years of development, Impinj announced today that its highly anticipated xArray gateway ceiling mounted reader is in full production. The solution has been available on a limited production basis for most of this year. Impinj has at least 30 partners signed on to bring the system to market. Impinj is primarily targeting the... More »
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Description:  In an effort to embrace omnichannel retail strategies and further engage its customers, UGG Australia opened its first technology concept store this month in a Washington D.C. suburb. As part of the initiative, UGG Australia is deploying RFID technology that enables consumers to view digitally triggered content on four 65-inch HD t... More »
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Description:  At the hospital's request, attendance-software provider DotEnablers developed a mobile version of its event-tracking software, used in conjunction with RF IDeas dongle readers. Each month, Saint Francis Medical Center, located in Cape Girardeau, Mo., holds 100 training sessions for its employees. Every one of the facility's 2,500 staff ... More »
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Description:  The market for RFID tags saw tremendous volume gains this year. According to research firm IDTechEx, the market for passive RFID tags expanded by 1.12 billion in 2014, growing to 6.9 billion total tags consumed. Expansion is coming from all parts of the globe, as U.S.-based Macy’s continues its rapid deployment. Meanwhile, UK-based... More »
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Description:  Migros, Switzerland’s largest retail company and supermarket chain, is in the process of retrofitting all 10 million of its returnable transport items (RTI) with GS1 EPC Global Returnable Asset Identifier (GRAI) UHF RFID labels. The company hopes to obtain much higher shipping accuracy by moving to an RFID-based solution, which is capable of... More »
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Description: The NFL is embracing RFID to track the movement of players during games, providing powerful new statistics during broadcasts. Most of the new data is used during the NFL’s Thursday Night Football telecasts. During two night ago’s clash between the New Orleans Saints and the Carolina Panthers, the NFLl provided viewers with stats on player acce... More »
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Description: The agency's suppliers and inspectors are using UHF RFID tags, as well as handheld readers and a cloud-based server, to identify when construction materials are made and then inspected. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is driving a deployment of radio frequency identification technology that is enabling its own laborato... More »
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Description: RFID continues to make major gains in the document storage sector. Recall Holdings Limited, a provider of document storage services, announced this week that more than 50 million of the assets stored at its information centers now carry RFID tags.   Recall has tagged 50 million cartons, individual document files and back-up tapes, and... More »
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Description: The company has deployed AeroScout RFID tags and exciters to identify when an excavator passes from one work station to the next, or is pulled off the assembly line. Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corp. is employing AeroScout Industrial Wi-Fi radio frequency identification tags to track the assembly of construction machinery at its facil... More »
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Description: Keystone Cable's warehouse in Singapore has deployed a solution consisting of Xerafy passive UHF tags, a Phychips dongle reader and SIMTech's smartphone app, reducing the time employees spend searching for reels of cable by 90 percent. When warehouse workers at Singapore company Keystone Cable process an order for its telecommunication and e... More »
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Description: SPIE Nucléaire is using handheld readers to record the locations and conditions of equipment containers that it has fitted with passive UHF tags. French nuclear plant service provider SPIE Nucléaire is employing radio frequency identification to locate containers at the Centre Nucléaire de Production d' Electricité (EDF CNPE) nuclear power p... More »
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Description: A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin has designed a solution that could ease the surgery process for breast cancer patients while potentially saving the healthcare system hundreds of millions of dollars. Part of the current process to remove a cancerous tumor from a breast includes inserting a localization wire into the breast ... More »
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Description: Precyse Technologies' Smart Agent active tags enable the mining company to know where its generators, welding equipment and mobile lighting are located, as well as switch the lighting on and off. Equipment used at a West Australian open-pit iron mine is being managed across a 40-square-mile area via active radio frequency identification tags to... More »
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Description: The retailer's flagship store is launching a pilot involving RFID-tagged furniture shapes and fabric samples, to allow customers to view selected chairs, sofas and coverings displayed on a computer monitor. U.K. retailer John Lewis is preparing to launch an RFID-enabled pilot at its flagship store in London by early next month that will allo... More »
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Description: A new biometric bank card aims to give you peace of mind when you pay for items. If you're excited about the ease of paying for stuff with a wave of your bank card but you're worried about security, and you just can't put your finger on why, fear not: MasterCard has teamed up with Zwipe for a contactless payment card with a fingerprint sensor o... More »
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Description: Bpost's CycloSafe system enables postal workers in Belgian cities to forward data about bicycles and their location using a handheld RFID reader and UHF passive tags on the bikes. Some Belgian postal workers are helping police locate missing or stolen bicycles this fall as part of their daily rounds, and they are using radio frequency identi... More »
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Description: The Finnish startup has developed a wristband that includes sensors and an RFID reader to identify which club a player is using, and to determine each shot's distance and accuracy.   The CaddieON solution consists of a smartphone app, passive RFID tags that attach to clubs, and a wrist-worn device containing sensors and an RFID reade... More »
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Description: Although loss prevention is viewed as a secondary benefit for retailers deploying RFID, it is a use case that is growing in popularity. Perhaps no retailer has been as successful at using RFID to curtail theft as American Apparel. Like most retailers, American Apparel first deployed RFID to improve inventory accuracy levels. However, company e... More »
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Description:   The organization has boosted its patient load by 20 percent by using active RFID tags to track the flow of patients to and from treatment chairs, as well as prompt pharmacists and nurses. Patients at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) now have a shorter wait time at the facility's chemotherapy unit, thanks to its use of active u... More »
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Description: Last week’s annual Ryder Cup proved to be one of the most technologically advanced golf tournaments ever due to the use of RFID technology. Spectators at Gleneagles received an RFID wristband with their tickets, allowing them to take part in activities around the course, including showing support for their team upon arrival by making a virtua... More »
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Description: RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID in Health Care, the company's conference and exhibition focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health-care sector. RFID in Health Care will feature leading hospital executives explaining how they use RFID to improve asset-utilization rates, red... More »
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Description: Managing and inspecting heavy equipment in Chinese oil fields has posed a challenge for oilfield operators, which often contain hundreds of thousands of assets on a single site. That task grew more challenging in 2013 when China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued new standards mandating that companies maintain records of their... More »
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Description: PayPal account holders who attended the Low Festival this summer were able to leave their wallets and purses at home, and instead use RFID wristbands to enter the event, as well as pay for drinks and other goods inside the park. The festival vendors reported a 20 percent increase in consumption compared with that of previous events, due to a redu... More »
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Description: After a successful pilot at two stores, Moods of Norway is deploying RFID to an additional 14 brand stores. The fast-growing Scandinavian fashion chain improved in-store stock accuracy to more than 98 percent during the four-week trial. The additional stores will be up and running by the end of the year, and the retailer has also decided to st... More »
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Description: Spanish app company Twinsprite expects to begin offering a software development kit (SDK) to game app developers next month that will bring Near Field Communication (NFC) to the world of mobile gaming. The platform uses QR codes, as well as NFC technology, to link a card or toy to a game via data about the item that has been tagged, which is th... More »
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Description: This summer fashion retailer Inditex Group unveiled that it is the midst of a giant rollout of RFID within its Zara chain. The company has deployed RFID at more than 700 Zara stores in 22 countries, and expects to be up and running in 1,000 stores by the end of the year. Now the progressive fashion retailer is extending RFID to its distribution... More »
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Description: A Chinese oil field operator has deployed RFID to track 30,000 portable transformers in one of the largest RFID deployments in China’s oil and gas industry. The oil exploration and production company is applying passive UHF read-on-metal RFID tags from Xerafy to all of its transformers to meet strict new regulatory requirements. The company pl... More »
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Description: This guest post is provided by Joe Pleshek, the CEO of Terso Solutions. Joe examines how RFID technology might have prevented the anthrax scare that rocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention early this summer. The blog illustrates how RFID has endless possibilities to enhance safety and productivity in the healthcare and medical res... More »
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Description: The company's third Brazilian event will highlight how businesses across the country are benefiting from RFID technologies. RFID Journal announced today that the floor plan for this year's RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil conference and exhibition, focused on radio frequency identification technology and its deployments across all industries in that c... More »
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Description:   It’s always been believed that the biggest role for RFID technology could be within the food supply chain and delivering fresher foods to consumers. That theory gained some traction this week when a University of Florida-led research team revealed research from an RFID pilot that could change the way companies ship fresh fruits and veg... More »
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Description: Innovation is occurring rapidly in the RFID sector, and the next round of technology gains hinge on the Gen2 V2 protocol for UHF RFID that was ratified at the end of 2012. ChainLink Research, which recently added an RFID practice to its suite of market research categories, held a webcast this week to discuss some of the innovation occurring a... More »
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Description: Technology gains continue to push the adoption of RFID technology, particularly in the retail sector, where item-level tagging is driving inventory accuracy to new highs by enabling regular cycle counting to establish and maintain true merchandise quantities on the retail floor. Today Tyco Retail Solutions unveiled the latest release of its Tr... More »
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Description: As RFID plays a greater role in healthcare, specific use cases are starting to develop, including applications that target the elderly to improve safety and ease out of control healthcare spending. An RFID-based, real-time location system that can pinpoint exactly where elderly people are in their homes and track their movements is one of four... More »
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Description: RFID is collation of chip and antenna, RFID tag or RFID automatic transmitter. More »