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RFID Improves Efficiency and Transparency at Rehau's Bumper Factory

June 9, 2014 - 6:00am
The German auto parts manufacturer is tracking its work-in-progress at eight plants worldwide, ensuring the automotive bumpers it produces are accurately made to order.

Global Company Tracks Its Corporate Art

June 6, 2014 - 6:00am
An RFID solution provided by NCS Technologies is helping to manage art at multiple sites via TSL's handheld reader and an app running on a mobile phone.

RFID News Roundup

June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
MAINtag announces deployment of over 1 million flyable tags, new deliveries of FLYtag skin; Kit Check releases new RFID scanning station; new DOD rules for electronics parts contractors could spur RFID use; Lab ID introduces two new RFID inlays; IDTronic unveils new UHF RFID reader module; NXP releases Android development kit for Mifare, Icode and NTAG products; Smartrac and Confidex partner on U.S. distribution agreement; Tecsys Buys Logi-D.

Carlsberg UK Expands RFID Keg-Tracking System

June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
The beer and cider brewer expects to tag a total of 600,000 kegs, using RFID to create a record of which empty kegs are onsite, which have been filled and shipped, and how long they remain at a customer's site.

Ritani Creates RFID Solution to Engage Shoppers, Increase Sales

June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
The jewelry company is preparing pilots of a system that automatically displays information about items removed from a showcase, and enables consumers to share that data with others via the Internet.

Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil

June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
Cornerstone-sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Brasil, RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.

Santa Rosa Ski and Sports Uses Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Tags to Track Customer Traffic

June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is one of thousands of small to midsize specialty retailers employing the Swarm Portal solution to measure the quantity of customer visits, and pair that information with sales data to analyze shopper behavior.

Hebrew University's Nanotech Lab Tracks Researcher Locations, Emergencies

May 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The school's Unit for Nanofabrication lab is employing an RTLS solution from LogiTag to identify researchers' locations, and to issue alerts if a worker presses a panic alarm on an RFID tag.

RFID News Roundup

May 29, 2014 - 6:00am
GS1 ratifies new versions of EPCIS and CBV standards; Turck unveils new HF read-write head with extended surface area for improved functionality; WeTag unveils battery-free Bluetooth tag for locating misplaced or lost personal items; Russia Customs Union plans to test RFID to thwart contraband fur; RAIN RFID adds new member category.

RFID Revs Up Pit-Stop Training for Crews of Two NASCAR Drivers

May 28, 2014 - 6:00am
Michael Waltrip Racing is launching an ultra-wideband RFID system from Zebra Technologies to track the movements of crew members and equipment during pit-stop training.

Olympus Automates Its Endoscope Tester Via RFID

May 27, 2014 - 6:00am
Hospitals are now using the ALT-Pro leak detector to identify the model of endoscope being used, and to then adjust the test settings according to that model's specifications, while also storing data indicating which tests were conducted, by whom and with what results.

RxSafe's Machines Use RFID to Automatically Dispense Medications

May 23, 2014 - 6:00am
The company's new RxASP line incorporates HF RFID readers to identify and dispense the correct types and amounts of pharmaceuticals.

RFID News Roundup

May 22, 2014 - 6:00am
Farsens offers wireless, battery-free ohm-measuring tag for sensor development; iDevices markets Bluetooth beacons; Cliq announces NFC-powered smartphone case; Craemer unveils RFID-tagged container for fishing industry; ams wins patent lawsuit.

Taiwanese Liquor Manufacturer Deploys Dual-Frequency Authentication Solution

May 22, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is using Alien fixed readers at its factory, warehouse and DC, and is providing stores selling its high-value wines and liquors with low-cost, short-range readers that transmit a 433 MHz signal to read 902 to 928 MHz EPC Gen 2 tags.

Osheaga Music Festival to Include New NFC-enabled Features

May 21, 2014 - 6:00am
The three-day event will better enable guests to share their experiences via social networks, as well as allow the festival to gather information about its attendees and what they like.

Registration Now Open for RFID in Health Care 2014

May 21, 2014 - 6:00am
RFID Journal's 10th annual health-care event will focus on how RFID technology can help improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

Havoc Provides RFID Asset-Tracking Solutions for Construction Industry

May 16, 2014 - 6:00am
Guardian Fall Protection is using Havoc's RFID hardware and software in its G-Track solution for tracking its fall-protection equipment.

RFID News Roundup

May 15, 2014 - 6:00am
Star Systems intros Astria vehicle-registration RFID sticker; CAEN RFID unveils qIDmini key fob UHF reader; HID Global and Proxama team up to create secure NFC mobile programs; Laxcen signs licensing agreement with Round Rock Research; SK Telecom rolls out Wizturn Bluetooth 4.0 beacons and platform for indoor positioning; Datanet picked as ToolHound reseller in Asia-Pacific region.

MERS Infection Puts RTLS Technology in the Spotlight

May 15, 2014 - 6:00am
Real-time location system vendor Versus has seen interest in its products grow following media coverage of Community Hospital's use of the technology to identify all personnel who were in contact with a MERS-infected patient.

SML Opens U.S. RFID Technology & Innovation Center

May 14, 2014 - 6:00am
The facility features a simulated factory, warehouse and store where end users can view how RFID technology is used, as well as a laboratory for testing and innovating, and a production facility for new inlays.