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Affirm Heart attaches a passive tag to each piece of fabric, so that it can monitor the manufacturing of tens of thousands of garments each day.
The company hopes to soon launch beta tests of its MedEx solution, which uses Xerafy passive UHF tags to record which items are utilized during medical procedures.
Scientists at GE Global Research will spend two years developing a prototype system for VA hospitals, using RFID to help automate the process of transporting, cleaning and storing surgical tools.
OCTG and its technology provider, Silent Partner, have also formed a new company to market a solution that tracks the manufacture, inspection and threading of tubes before they are shipped to drill sites.
The Hong Kong-based company has opened a new facility in North Carolina, and has released three new EPC RFID inlays designed for fast encoding and read sensitivity.
German senior citizens home implements Ekahau Wi-Fi RTLS; Smartrac builds out PVC UHF prelaminate product range; Canada's Translink adopts NXP's Mifare for Vancouver's public transport system; Tagitron expands family of RFID readers, antennas, tags and inlays; NXP, Exceet Card Group deliver ITSO-compliant smart-card solution for Scotland's National Entitlement Card.
The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment employed EPC Gen 2 passive tags and readers to track the headgear retrieved from youth football groups, in order to carry out tests.
Six months after its CEO announced plans to use RFID tags for 100 percent of its goods by February 2013, the retailer now says that it will restrict tagging to only a few merchandise categories, in order to reduce costs.
The application, for iPhone or Android mobile phones, synchs with the RFID Connect social-media and event-planning Web site, enabling RFID Journal LIVE! attendees to get more value from the conference.
The Lithuanian company, an IKEA supplier, has improved efficiency and reduced shipping errors by using passive EPC tags to track goods.
With a product lineup that includes RFID tags built into beer mats, pens, business cards and refrigerator magnets, RapidNFC hopes to facilitate creative NFC-based solutions designed for mobile phones.
American Tactical Imports and sister company AmChar Wholesale are deploying EPC Gen 2 RFID tags and readers to create a record of when firearms are received, stored and shipped, and to send an alert if a weapon ends up missing.
KentFa Advanced Technology is installing stations where scooter operators can trade in their bikes' depleted batteries for fully charged ones.
NFC Forum unveils new special interest groups to champion Near Field Communication across markets; Ubisense RTLS gains momentum in manufacturing, including implementations for Daimler; Danbury Hospital implements RF Technologies' active RFID to protect infants; Identive Group announces developer's kit for creating RFID-enabled electronic games; LAB ID introduces UHF tag for intelligent waste collection and management; ASAP Systems adds new features to its Web-based inventory- and asset-manageme
German company LPKF says its technology can make tag manufacturing faster, is more versatile by enabling software changes to an antenna design, and is capable of creating small tags embedded in plastic items or parts.
The company's 11th annual conference and exhibition will include seminars and workshops focused on RFID's use in various industries.
Concert and event promoters can use the company's solution to provide electronic tickets—via NFC-enabled ID cards or mobile phones—for customers to access venues or pay for services or merchandise.
The international high-end clothing designer is installing Tagsys' FiTS solution at 70 stores and three distribution centers, to provide supply chain visibility, fast point-of-sale processing and security at the store doors.
HP Enterprise Services has regained its contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide real-time location system technology to VA medical centers nationwide, following a reevaluation ordered by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.