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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.
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.
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.
Cornerstone-sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Brasil, RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The company's new RxASP line incorporates HF RFID readers to identify and dispense the correct types and amounts of pharmaceuticals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Guardian Fall Protection is using Havoc's RFID hardware and software in its G-Track solution for tracking its fall-protection equipment.
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.
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.
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.
Alstom Transport has deployed Coriel Electronics' UHF RFID-based automatic vehicle identification solution to track rolling stock in rail yards.
The Wi-Fi-based system, from Ekahau, also enables a security application, whereby employees can summon help via their RTLS badges.