Passengers on flights between Frankfurt and Tokyo-Narita can now print out their own baggage tags for checked-in luggage at home. The HomeTag allows passengers to prepare for their trip from the comfort of their own home and then check in their baggage directly at the counter or the self-service machines at the airport.
Managing important documents efficiently is a challenge for every organization. RFID systems can save time and effort and thus increase efficiency, particularly in locating documents. scemtec Transponder Technology and Smartrac have jointly developed RFID components that are designed for automatic document management, control of document stock and comprehensive tracking of documents.
B/E Aerospace, provider of interior aerospace products and solutions, as well as provider of aerospace fasteners and consumables for the commercial, business jet and military markets, has selected Tego, Inc. as its RFID solution provider for tagging aircraft seats, galley packages, and life support systems in their world-wide manufacturing processes.
Vodafone and Visa launched the Vodafone Wallet and Visa SmartPass service in the Netherlands, the third European market to see the benefit of the wide-ranging partnership announced by the two companies in 2012.
In the context of her touring at the Hannover Messe 2014, Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visited the new stand of the automation specialist Turck. Together with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte the Federal Chancellor informed herself from first-hand about the topic of RFID. The guests were welcomed by the managing directors Ulrich Turck and Christian Wolf.
Moreover, Intel would offer employment to certain Inside Secure employees based in France and California.
In some cases, so many patch antennas are required for the coverage of the region of interest that no return on invest can be achieved. The Ha-VIS LOCFIELD® now allows you to design your tailored UHF RFID reading zone. A wide range of challenging applications become possible, e.g. smart shelves, 19” racks, RFID in complex machines, doors and pass-throughs.
Checkpoint Systems, Inc. and Mojix® Inc.yesterday announced at RFID Journal LIVE that they have entered into a global partnership. This relationship will bring end-to-end solutions designed to improve store operations and omni-channel program execution to brick-and-mortar retailers.
HID Global yesterday announced that its SlimFlex RFID tags are being used at Princeville Ranch Adventures in the Hawaiian Islands to help guests capture a photographic record of their zip-lining experiences in the rugged rainforest valleys of Kauai’s north shore.
RFID platform provider Impinj, Inc. announced its Monza R6 tag chip to drive high-volume applications in retail stores and supply chains.
Trimble announced that its ThingMagic® Micro and Micro-LTE UHF RFID modules now operate within the recently ratified 920 MHz ultra-high frequency (UHF) standard in Japan. ThingMagic RFID modules have been tested to operate within most of the world's regulatory standards, allowing OEMs to integrate high-performance RFID features into products and solutions designed for global operation.
From April 6 to 9, the International Card Manufacturers Association will be hosting the ICMA EXPO in Fort Lauderdale. One of the key topics there will be the influence of NFC and mobile payment on the card manufacturing industry. Schreiner PrinTrust will be showcasing a solution that combines the advantages of contactless cards with the convenience of integrated NFC solutions for mobile phones at the exhibition. The NFC-Sticker turns any handset into a cashless means of payment which is readily available and works in the existing payment infrastructure.