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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.
RFID Journal's 12th annual conference, to be held on Apr. 8-10, in Orlando, will open with a keynote presentation by Kim Phillips, head of packaging at Marks & Spencer.
The agency hopes to use passive EPC tags and readers to identify which assets are located at an emergency event, as well as who are responsible for them, reducing the risk that they might be lost or underutilized.
High-paced online retailer Vente-privee.com is using Tageos passive UHF tags to manage product samples, to ensure they are properly photographed and described as they circulate around the French facility.
The new version of the EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID standard provides such features as security, anti-counterfeiting cryptography, EAS functionality and privacy settings for consumers.
The technology, provided by Global Registration Solutions, allows expositions and conferences to identify when attendees enter and leave specific areas or attempt to claim a free meal.
Major North American retailer adopts Checkpoint Systems' RFID solutions; Phychips selects Thinkify as its exclusive North American distributor; Blue Spark, Trace Tech to develop disposable RFID temperature sensors; KTS announces Bluetooth HF RFID reader; Crescent Guardian and NControl collaborate on RFID-enabled security solutions; University of Melbourne researchers study effect of GS1 standards on supply chain integration, efficiency; Macy's launches visual recognition app to simplify consumer purchases.
The institute is already using a solution from Verasset to manage about 30,000 assets throughout its campus.
A Finnish accordion merchant is using a solution from FinnCode to track the sale and servicing of the instruments his store sells.
The two RFID hardware vendors have entered into a licensing agreement with the patent holder, allowing them to sell products using Round Rock's patents, effectively releasing the vendors' customers from Round Rock lawsuits.
RFID Journal's second Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
State University of New York researchers in Buffalo are testing wireless acoustic devices that could use sound waves to broadcast sensor data and a unique identifier from as far as a mile away, underwater, making it easier to track conditions in a lake, river or ocean.
CISC Semiconductor launches next-gen UHF RFID test system; Farsens unveils passive RFID tag with LED; CipherLab announces 9200 series industrial mobile computer with RFID; IDTronic announces new industrial RFID tablet, adds NXP chipsets to variety of products; Omni-ID selects Mieloo & Alexander as integrator for ProView installations in Europe; NFC Forum and IATA publish NFC reference guide for air travel; IDTechEx predicts global RFID market to reach $7.88 billion in 2013.
The Harvest Tec system, which features a tag applicator mounted on a hay baler, promises to provide hay sellers and buyers with a means of accessing data for each bale, including its origin, date and time of harvest, and moisture content.