Global Aviation Maintenance Company Tracks Tools via RFID - February 5, 2014 - 7:00am
The system makes it easier for the firm to account for every tool, helping to eliminate the possibility of foreign object damage, and to manage the maintenance of the tools themselves.

Air-Trak Brings Visibility to Waste Management - February 4, 2014 - 7:00am
Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling, a California trash collector, has been using Air-Trak's RFID-enabled WasteConnect solution to record which bins its trucks pick up, and where.

Mikron Becomes Full Member of the OSPT Alliance - February 3, 2014 - 11:00am
Microelectronics Company is First Russian Member

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT™) Alliance today announced that Mikron has joined the organization as a Full Member. Mikron supports a number of national public transport organizations with its RFID tags, and is well known for its wide range of other microelectronic products including smart cards, SIM cards, chip-based bank cards, identification documents and innovative solutions for industrial electronics.

U.S. Biologics Distributor Markets RFID Solution to Its Customers - February 3, 2014 - 7:00am
FFF Enterprises believes its Verified Inventory Program-Consignment system can lower a hospital's costs by automating the inventorying and monitoring of blood products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals stored in cabinets located onsite.

End-to-end RFID tracking of metal objects - February 3, 2014 - 4:46am
Schreiner ProTech to showcase RFID-Long-Range labels for application to metal

From February 25 to 27, 2014, Schreiner ProTech will be showcasing the latest RFID labels for application to metallic and conductive substrates at LogiMAT 2014 in Stuttgart. The labels enable end-to-end data acquisition on metal containers, ESD boxes and other large metal components across the supply chain. Easy on-site thermal printing and programming, and fast self-adhesive application make it possible to equip inventory items with RFID tags in an automatic, low-cost process. Another highlight at the Schreiner ProTech booth: the new NFC nameplate label for maintenance and service jobs.

Paparazzi Pass Lets Ski Resort Visitors Take Slope-Side Selfies - January 31, 2014 - 7:00am
The solution includes Bluetooth beacons and software provided by SimplyRFID, and an app from DejaView Concepts that lets people capture and then view action videos taken of them.

Mainspring Healthcare Offers New Workflow Solution to Go With New Name - January 31, 2014 - 7:00am
The company, previously known as St. Croix Systems, is supplying hospitals with a single software platform to manage multiple technologies, including RTLS and passive UHF RFID tags, to track the movements of goods and people, as well as sensor data.

RFID News Roundup - January 30, 2014 - 7:00am
HID Global intros 'smallest high-frequency direct-bonding technology'; InvoTech, T-Y Group provide tagged-linen system to Miami's Grand Beach Hotel Surfside; Thinfilm acquires Kovio, opens Silicon Valley NFC Innovation Center; Delage protects luxury leather-goods brand via Selinko's NFC solution; Spanish transport company implements NFC ticketing system from Aditium; Phone Halo unveils BLE-enabled tag, app for tracking personal items.

RedBite Plans Launch of Cloud-based Solution for Managing RFID Data - January 30, 2014 - 7:00am
The company's RedEdge solution is already being used by an international postal organization, enabling hundreds of readers installed at locations around the world to be managed remotely.

TECO Integrates RFID Technology Into Its Air Conditioners - January 29, 2014 - 7:00am
The system not only tracks work-in-progress and the supply chain movements of the air conditioners the company makes, but also collects data about the appliances' operation.

GS1 US Releases Data Hub to Help Retailers Decode RFID Tags, Bar-Code Labels - January 28, 2014 - 7:00am
With the GS1 Data Hub, retailers or other users could input a Global Trade Item Number or a company prefix and identify which product supplier provided that item, as well as help verify the accuracy of data related to the tag or label, and the corresponding merchandise.

Hong Kong Leather Goods Company Boosts Sales With RFID - January 27, 2014 - 7:00am
The manufacturer of the Fortune Duck brand of purses and bags is using passive UHF tags to track goods from the point of manufacture to the point of sale, raising inventory accuracy by nearly 10 percent.

HID Global Opens New World Headquarters and North American Operations Center - January 27, 2014 - 5:29am
HID Global® announced the opening of its new World Headquarters and North American Operations Center in Austin, Texas.  HID Global has initiated its first phase of operations at the state-of-the-art facility ahead of schedule and expects it to be fully operational by Q3 2015.  It features 250,000 square feet of manufacturing, office and warehouse space on 22 acres in North Austin’s Tech Ridge area.

Iotera Develops Active RFID Tag With 4-Mile Read Range - January 24, 2014 - 7:00am
The tag, which has a built-in GPS receiver, will be offered in consumer and enterprise versions, enabling users to identify a tag's location via an Iotera RFID reader and a hosted application.

RFID News Roundup - January 23, 2014 - 7:00am
Dutch shoe company Wolky to affix RFID labels on shoeboxes during production; Concord Hospital implements Logi-D replenishment system; Balluff offers new performance-based training for RFID; Fluensee rebrands as TrackX, announces investment; William Frick & Co. adds 3D printing services for rapid prototyping of tags; SITA implements NFC-enabled boarding pass system at Schiphol Airport; AccelerateNFC begins inaugural class, Startupbootcamp ends first program.

Madshus Embeds RFID Tags in Nordic Skis - January 22, 2014 - 7:00am
The company is embedding NFC RFID inlays in its Champion series, not only to track work-in-progress at its factory, but also to ensure retailers sell the right skis to a customer and provide buyers with product and usage information.

LIVE! 2014 to Feature Keynote Presentations from Airbus and the Veterans Health Administration - January 22, 2014 - 7:00am
RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition will be held on Apr. 8-10 in Orlando, Fla.

SML Group Adding New RFID Test Centers, Tag Manufacturing Capacity - January 21, 2014 - 7:00am
The company will expand its RFID tag development capabilities and tag manufacturing capacity in Europe, the United States and Asia, as it predicts strong growth in item-level tagging for food, jewelry, cosmetics and garments.

Netc Launches EmbraceRF Solutions for Tracking Storage Media and Other Assets - January 21, 2014 - 7:00am
The solutions include a version that will work on smartphones and tablets paired with a Bluetooth-enabled handheld EPC Gen 2 RFID reader.

Ctrack Markets RFID-based Cargo-Tracking Seals in Europe - January 20, 2014 - 7:00am
The technology, known as ISIS, enables companies to record which goods are loaded onto and removed from a particular truck—information that can be coupled with sensor data about the location of the vehicle itself.
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