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RFID News Roundup

April 24, 2014 - 6:00am
MAINtag, Zebra launch FLYplug RFID printing solution for aircraft parts; Avery Dennison simplifies Round Rock licensing requirements for retailers; scemtec, Smartrac partner on RFID document-tracking system; Qualcomm's Gimbal beacon featured at Tribeca Film Festival; Nordic Usability launches NFC RFID JiffyTags designed for time-tracking; IXYS intros 134.2 kHz passive RFID ICs with built-in temperature sensors.

Motorola Solutions Adds RFID-Enabled Knobs to Radios

April 23, 2014 - 6:00am
The volume knob, which can be retrofitted into the company's Mototrbo two-way radios, enables users to conduct inventory counts of 50 radios in six seconds, instead of four minutes.

Sanitag Focuses on Health-care RTLS Solutions

April 22, 2014 - 6:00am
The Turkish company has developed systems specifically for tracking patients and personnel in psychiatric clinics and neonatal wards, as well as for managing assets at hospitals and in ambulances.

Iconeme Launches Bluetooth Beacon Solution for Mannequins

April 21, 2014 - 6:00am
The VMBeacon system includes beacons and a smartphone app that enables shoppers to learn more about a garment on display in a store or window, and to purchase that product online—even if the store is closed.

'High Function' Passive UHF Tag Supports Built-in Sensors, Display Screen

April 21, 2014 - 6:00am
Powercast Corp. and Vanguard ID co-developed the tag, which uses power harvested from an interrogator to energize sensors and transmit that sensor data back to the reader, up to 25 feet away.