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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.

Brazilian Clothing Wholesaler Invests in RFID

August 13, 2014 - 6:00am
One of the country’s largest distributors of baby and children’s apparel, Brascol has cut the average time it takes its customers to check out their purchases by 65 percent.

San Francisco Airport Tests Beacons for Blind Travelers

August 12, 2014 - 6:00am
The location-tracking system can inform visually impaired travelers when they are near a water fountain, an electrical outlet, restroom or a gate, and provide directions.

RFID Drafted to Track NFL Players' Every Move During Games

August 8, 2014 - 6:00am
The system, from Zebra Technologies, has been installed at 17 football stadiums throughout the United States.

RFID News Roundup

August 7, 2014 - 6:00am
U.K. hospital prescribes RFID to track medical records, supplies and more; Adesto introduces low-power, sterilization-tolerant memory for wearable electronics, RFID bio apps; Nestlé delivers recipes via contactless communication to shoppers at Woolworths; Radius Networks updates is RadBeacon USB proximity beacon; Xtreme RFID joins Reusable Packaging Association.

Marks & Spencer, Wilko and Other Retailers to Present Case Studies at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2014

August 7, 2014 - 6:00am
The event, to be held on Oct. 23, in London, England, will feature a Retail Track highlighting successful RFID deployments in this sector.

Stanley Black & Decker Boosts Efficiency Via RFID

August 6, 2014 - 6:00am
An active RFID system from AeroScout has improved product throughput and labor efficiency, while reducing the quantity of inventory stored onsite for the replenishment of assembly lines at a manufacturing plant in Reynosa, Mexico.

RFID Locates Pipes and Secures Meter Collection for Utilities

August 5, 2014 - 6:00am
A South American water company is piloting IDMeters' passive UHF solution designed to locate pipes above or below ground.

Rady Children's Hospital Tracks Anesthetic Drugs Via RFID

August 1, 2014 - 6:00am
The California facility is using MEPS Real-Time's RFID-enabled cart to manage trays filled with medications, with the goal of improving efficiency and patient safety by ensuring that the right drug is available and never nearing expiration.

RFID News Roundup

July 31, 2014 - 6:00am
Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor stores roll out Swirl's beacons ••• European Commission publishes standards to alert consumers to RFID use ••• TSL announces RFID-enabled mobile software app for Android devices ••• Turkish Airlines deploys Veacon beacons at Istanbul Ataturk Airport ••• PharmaSeq's RFID technology helps University of Illinois study busy bees ••• Fujitsu adds RFID-enabled solution to its Akisai Food and Agriculture Cloud.

Exhibit Hall Sold Out for RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction

July 31, 2014 - 6:00am
The event, to be held in Perth, Australia, on Aug. 12-13, will focus on helping companies in these sectors employ RFID to improve their business operations.

InfraMarker Adds GPS, Cloud Services to Manage Buried Assets

July 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The company says the new edition of its RFID-enabled solution will bring underground assets into the Internet of Things.

PantryLabs' Vending Machine Dispenses Fresh Foods Via RFID

July 29, 2014 - 6:00am
The California startup's refrigerated kiosks employ RFID readers to identify sandwiches and other perishable products stored within, and to track sales and inventory levels.

Online Furniture Retailer Adds RFID to Its Brick-and-Mortar Showroom

July 28, 2014 - 6:00am is providing customers at its London showroom with tablets that they can use to read NFC tags to learn about each product, while giving the retailer access to data about shopper behavior and preferences.

Nuclear Facility Tests RFID on Pipe Welds

July 25, 2014 - 6:00am
A solution from Beweis is intended to accurately identity a pipe weld via a handheld reader, and link that weld to radiographic images of it that prove its integrity.

RFID News Roundup

July 24, 2014 - 6:00am
Hong Kong power co. deploys RF Code's sensor tags ••• HID Global debuts 8 KB FRAM RFID transponder ••• CAS DataLoggers intros RFID cold chain solutions ••• Farsens unveils battery-free UHF RF field detector for assessing RFID systems ••• RAIN Alliance grows membership, prepares for first meeting.

Barcelona-area Hospital Manages Surgical Supplies Via Smart Cabinet

July 24, 2014 - 6:00am
The Consorci Sanitari de l'Anoia is applying RFID tags to high-value surgical items, in order to track which patients receive them, as well as ensure that the inventory count is up to date, and that no product expires before use.