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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.

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.

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
Kontakt.io 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.

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.

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.