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GlueLogix Introduces Narrow-Field Antenna to More Efficiently Identify Nonworking Tags

November 20, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Zebra Releases Small, Low-Cost RFID Printer-Encoder

November 20, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Trumpf Adds RFID to Its Laser Cutting Machines

November 18, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

N.J. Trash Collector Uses RFID to Pay Customers Who Recycle

November 15, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

RFID News Roundup

November 14, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Zebra Launches Zatar 'Internet of Things' Service for RFID Readers, Networked Devices

November 14, 2013 - 7:00am
The service lets users track the location and manage the operation of RFID readers, printers and other networked devices, via a cloud-based server.

Finnish Dairy Company Tracks Products Via Carts With RFID-tagged Wheel

November 13, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Registration Now Open for LIVE! 2014

November 13, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

British Red Cross Tests RFID for Equipment Tracking

November 12, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

RFID Speeds Up Preparations for Flash Sales

November 12, 2013 - 7:00am
High-paced online retailer 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.

GS1 Ratifies EPC Gen2v2, Adds Security Features, More Memory

November 8, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Conferences Track Attendees Via UHF RFID

November 8, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

RFID News Roundup

November 7, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Qatar University to Expand Its RFID System to Track Staff, Mail

November 6, 2013 - 7:00am
The institute is already using a solution from Verasset to manage about 30,000 assets throughout its campus.

NFC RFID Technology Puts the Squeeze on Accordion Thieves, Counterfeiters

November 5, 2013 - 7:00am
A Finnish accordion merchant is using a solution from FinnCode to track the sale and servicing of the instruments his store sells.

Motorola Solutions, Smartrac Settle Patent Litigation by Round Rock

November 4, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

HP, Volkswagen to Speak at RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil

November 4, 2013 - 7:00am
RFID Journal's second Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.

University Group Testing Underwater Sensor Network

November 1, 2013 - 6:00am
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.

RFID News Roundup

October 31, 2013 - 6:00am
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.

Farmers and Distributors Try a New Way to Track Hay

October 31, 2013 - 6:00am
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.