Simon to Implement Bluetooth Beacons at 240 Malls, Outlets - September 2, 2014 - 6:00am
Mobiquity Networks' Mobi-Beacon system will allow shoppers at Simon malls to automatically receive information and offers from merchants.

New NFC Solution Prevents Counterfeit Liquor in Taiwan - September 1, 2014 - 6:00am
UserStar has developed an NFC tag that transmits a unique 'encrypted verification code' only once, via an NFC-enabled phone running a special app, and is then encoded with a new encrypted verification code, thereby preventing tag cloning.

TimeForge Intros Beacon-based Solution for Managing Staff, Assets - August 29, 2014 - 6:00am
The company's PlaceForge system can locate personnel in real time via Bluetooth readers that receive signals from beacons incorporated into key fobs.

RFID News Roundup - August 28, 2014 - 6:00am
William Frick & Co. intros RFID label for tracking high-voltage insulators ••• Farsens announces passive UHF tag with switch-monitoring sensor ••• IDTronic unveils new flexible, lightweight UHF tag ••• IPC Media delivers magazine discounts via beacons at One Stop stores ••• Orderella, TAMOCO team up on beacon- and NFC-enabled apps for pubs and bars ••• Identytec offers e-kanban system made with steute Schaltgeräte wireless sensors.

Beacon-based Scavenger Hunt Is a Hit at Ball Game - August 27, 2014 - 6:00am
The Durham Bulls introduced a Radius Networks BLE solution that not only enables fans to play games, but also lets the team and its partners manage parking and deliver promotional offers.

C2MTL Manages Its Conference Via UHF RFID - August 26, 2014 - 6:00am
Organizers of the C2MTL 2014 event used Connect&Go's RFID readers at gates to provide fast event access to attendees, as well as RFID chandeliers to monitor traffic within several zones at the conference.

German based scemtec presents scalable HF RFID Tunnel Reader Solution for Automation, Laundry, ... - August 26, 2014 - 3:16am

Integrated RFID tunnel readers for fast 3D detection of HF transponder

scemtec sttID´s HF- tunnel reader systems for passive 13.56MHz transponders have proven itself in a very short time already in many projects of automatic identification with RFID. Systems houses from the automation, laundry, pharmaceuticals, trade and transport logistics sectors are now increasingly using these special, customer-specific solutions from sttID in order to solve the difficulties posed by transponder position-dependence in passive RFID systems. By the successful integration of HF Long Range Reader SIL-2125, the performance of the tunnel systems will be further increased in the future.

Proxama, Posterscope and zappit Collaborate to Deliver NFC Outdoor Marketing Solution - August 26, 2014 - 1:15am

Proxama PLC, the global mobile marketing, loyalty and mobile wallet company, has built on its partnership with out-of-home (OOH) communications agency, Posterscope to enable marketers to make smarter mobile OOH campaign decisions.

RFID Helps Mondelez Market Its Trident Gum - August 25, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is testing how smartphone apps and Bluetooth beacons can deliver benefits to college-age consumers and the university canteens where they purchase chewing gum.

AuthentiDate renamed exceet Secure Solutions - August 25, 2014 - 5:48am
Name change in the course of expansion to Competence Center for Telematics, PKI, M2M and Security Solutions

To better promote stronger networking within exceet Group, AuthentiDate International AG will from now on operate under the new name exceet Secure Solutions AG. AuthentiDate has already been a member enterprise of the internationally operating exceet Group SE since 2011. exceet is a technology corporation specializing in the development and manufacture of intelligent, complex and secure electronics.

IDriveThru Leverages Toll-Tag Technology at Drive-Through Restaurants - August 22, 2014 - 6:00am
The system uses the E-ZPass toll tag already installed in a customer's car to provide personalized service and electronic payment.

RFID News Roundup - August 21, 2014 - 6:00am unveils Cloud Beacon to manage Bluetooth beacons ••• HID Global adds HF tags to SlimFlex portfolio ••• Radius Networks to provide beacons for ATIV's EventPilot conference app ••• NFC tags give voice to London's Talking Statues ••• SeManTiK initiative studies physical endurance of contactless smart cards.

HID Global Adds NFC Tags for Outdoor Environments to SlimFlex Portfolio of RFID Transponders - August 21, 2014 - 5:50am
New SlimFlexTags are readable with ISO/IEC 15693 compatible Near Field Communications (NFC) and other high frequency (HF) RFID devices - The pliable, durable SlimFlex Tag transponders are available in HF and ultra high frequency (UHF) options.

HID Global yesterday announced that its Identification Technologies division has added Near Field Communication (NFC)-readable tags to its rapidly expanding SlimFlex™ Tag portfolio of pliable, high- durability tags. The SlimFlex Tag family has gained wide acceptance in UHF RFID applications due to the tags’ flexible yet robust thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) housings. Today, high frequency (HF) systems can also take advantage of the tags’ resistance to repeated bending, torsion and harsh elements.

British Clothing Retailer Sees RFID as 'Enriching Experience' - August 20, 2014 - 6:00am
Giulio is using privacy-protecting RFID technology from Friendly Technologies to determine which garments shoppers are interested in, and to prompt a touchscreen to display information about those products.

HotSpot Beacon Solution Aims to Prevent Parking Tickets - August 19, 2014 - 6:00am
Merchants in two Canadian cities have deployed the beacons so that their customers can get meter alerts and pay for parking via a smartphone app, as well as receive promotional offers.

Nestle launches NFC Solution to deliver recipes in Woolworths - August 19, 2014 - 1:15am
Shoppers at Woolworths can now use their smartphone in isle to get recipes thanks to a new innovative collaboration between Tapit, TorchMedia and Nestle.

Tapit, a company specialized in contactless communications, deploy Tapit contactless infrastructure including NFC tags, QR codes & Beacons that streamline how global companies deliver content to smartphone users within physical environments.

L'Oréal Italia Prevents Warehouse Collisions Via RTLS - August 18, 2014 - 6:00am
An active RFID solution ensures forklift operators are alerted when they near another vehicle or pedestrian, as well as to provide data analytics about any near-misses.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to Expand RTLS Deployment - August 15, 2014 - 6:00am
The U.K. organization intends to use Stanley Healthcare tags and software to track high-value equipment, monitor hand-washing, manage patient flow and facilitate a number of other tasks.

RFID News Roundup - August 14, 2014 - 6:00am
Epicurious to use Swirl beacons to deliver localized services to in-store shoppers; Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park adopts InvoTech uniform-tracking system; iZipline to integrate PackageTagz app with HID Global’s Trusted Tag Services.

Cubiq Uses RFID to Create 'Magic Closet' - August 14, 2014 - 6:00am
The company's On-Demand Concierge Storage Service uses passive UHF tags and Alien and U Grok It readers to catalog, store and deliver each client’s belongings.
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