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Based on a solution developed for a large European retailer, iD by SDV is designed to track apparel from factory to store, with the goal of increasing sales and efficiencies.
The U.S. department store retailer has installed an NFC RFID-based solution within 32 of its shoe departments, to test how the technology can help shoppers locate the size, color and style of shoes they seek while at a store.
The military's logistics and materiel divisions have finished testing both active and passive tags, with deployment dates yet to be determined.
The company says it will complete its acquisition of Magellan's health-care business, along with all intellectual properties, by early next month.
RF Code announces new asset-management tamper-detection tabs; Metalcraft unveils RFID wristbands for waterparks, amphitheaters, outdoor events; HID Global adds RFID to Fargo direct-to-card printer line; SensMaster intros active RFID sensor tag for personnel safety applications; Washington clinic improves patient waiting times and workflow with Versus' RTLS technology; AIM creates AIM Europe to guide regional AIDC growth.
In one example, Allen & Gerritsen married RFID, Instagram and tic-tac-toe, as a team-building exercise for its staff and a demo for its clients.
LearningWell's ViewLaps solution was used during this year's Canoe Marathon World Championships to track competitors' progress and trigger live videos.
Computers and tablets containing the processor can read the tags in NFC-enabled credit cards registered with MasterCard's MasterPass e-wallet service, enabling secure, convenient Internet transactions.
As in years past, the RFID technology provider will be a major sponsor of RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition, to be held in Orlando.
The company's iKeg system, currently being tested by beer distributors and restaurants, features an RFID-enabled weight sensor for tracking the amount of beer onsite, and for automating reorders.
Checkpoint Systems enhances RFID-based Overhead EAS solution; PINC updates RFID hardware for yard-management solution; Ekahau intros A4+ asset tag and W4 wristband tag; ThingMagic launches Mercury xPress development platform to simplify integration of embedded RFID readers; STMicroelectronics unveils family of ICs for embedding NFC tags in electronic devices; Bombardier Transportation picks TagMaster's RFID solution for mass-transit project in Malaysia.
The new EPC Gen 2 UHF device locks onto Motorola Solution's existing handheld computers, enabling users to upgrade their devices to support RFID for $1,995.
RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
When used in conjunction with Tamarack equipment for converting or encoding RFID labels, the new antenna can enable more labels to be printed within a smaller space, thereby saving time and material costs.
The desktop ZD500R allows companies to print and encode EPC Gen 2 UHF labels in lower quantities than with industrial printers, thereby saving cost and space.
To make it easier to know if a machine's lens is being properly used and maintained, the company is embedding an RFID tag in its lenses, as well as installing a reader in its cutting heads.
To improve recycling rates, Sanico has installed readers on its collection trucks and is providing participating customers with bins fitted with passive EPC UHF tags.
Farsens unveils battery-free RFID magnetometer sensor tag; Hong Kong RFID Ltd. announces upgraded industrial handheld reader; Checkpoint report finds shrinkage cost retailers $112 billion, but RFID usage is mixed; Wyoming Medical Center tracks supply replenishment via LogiTag RFID system; AMS schedules multi-project wafer start dates for analog foundry customers in 2014; Quake Global announces modems supporting new Inmarsat-Orbcomm global satellite M2M standard.
The service lets users track the location and manage the operation of RFID readers, printers and other networked devices, via a cloud-based server.
Valio is testing trolleys with RFID-tagged wheels, as well as reader antennas built into the floor, to track products as they move through packing and shipping processes.