Motorola Introduces All-New Fixed Reader - January 20, 2014 - 7:00am
The FX7500 is designed to deliver improved performance in business environments at a competitive price.

Xtreme RFID and Vizinex Jointly Market Rugged Passive UHF Tag - January 17, 2014 - 7:00am
The Allied VX-Mid tag incorporates Vizinex's Sentry tag, as well as a rugged encapsulation molded to the tag by Xtreme RFID, to render it impervious to impacts, dirt and fluids, while boasting a read range of about 25 feet.

ELA Innovation's Readers and Active RFID Tags Monitor Goods, Tools in Transit - January 17, 2014 - 7:00am
The French company is marketing a tiny RFID reader—small enough to fit on the dashboard of a truck's cab—designed to track tagged items loaded in the vehicle's trailer.

RFID Specialist tagItron is Heading for Expansion - January 17, 2014 - 4:15am
tagItron, a manufacturer and supplier of special RFID transponders and RFID system provider kicks off the year 2014 with the company model “tagItron 2.0”
After the most successful year in the history of the company with an increase in turnover of 50% and the implementation of several large-scale projects with the in-house IPRO hardware generation, tagItron now begins a new chapter of the history of the family-owned company based in Salzkotten near Paderborn, Germany.

Wolky Footwear Brand utilizes RFID to optimize Inventory Management - January 16, 2014 - 6:28pm
The Dutch footwear brand Wolky has decided to attach RFID labels during the production of its shoes. The Wolky barcode label on the box will be replaced by a Wolky barcode label with integrated Nedap RFID label. The new labels will be introduced in a part of the range, but the aim is to apply RFID labels to all items from the Wolky winter collection 2014 onwards.

RFID News Roundup - January 16, 2014 - 7:00am
Xterprise announces new pricing model for item-level RFID tagging; inventory accuracy, reduced out-of-stocks and increased on-floor availability drive retail RFID adoption, according to report; RFID Canada unveils new family of dual-technology RFID scanners; DAP Technologies launches LTE-enabled ultra-rugged tablet with QWERTY keyboard, RFID; Thinaire launches BLE beacon solution for mobile marketing; Checkpoint Systems and RGIS collaborate on retail RFID implementations; Accenture consumer survey reveals market opportunities in wearable technologies.

Urban Warfighters Train With RTLS - January 15, 2014 - 7:00am
Lockheed Martin's Urban Operations Training System now includes technology from Q-Track to help pinpoint trainees' locations as they simulate urban warfare, thereby enhancing data used to evaluate their performance.

Kohl's Rolls Out RFID for Select Product Categories at Its Stores - January 14, 2014 - 7:00am
The RFID solution, provided by Checkpoint, was taken live at the retailer's stores and distribution centers.

Alien Markets Small EPC Tag With Long Read Range - January 13, 2014 - 7:00am
Alien Technology's Glint tag, designed with jewelry and cosmetics tagging in mind, also includes a feature allowing the tag to extend its read range further, by using the metal material of an item to which it is attached.

scemtec releases new RFID HF Desktop Reader/Writer SIR-2012-L - January 13, 2014 - 3:59am
The SIR-2012-L is a high class RFID desktop reader/writer and is designed to read and write various HF tags. Supported Tag types are ISO15693, ISO18000-3 or Fujitsu FRAM. The very flat reader/writer with integrated antenna comes with an outstanding performance and a modern design. The housing of the SIR-2012-L is specially designed for environments where high expectations for appearance and feel are required, such as office environments, configuration of access control systems or payment systems. With small dimensions of 300mm x 250mm x 23mm the SIR-2012-L can be ideally intergrated into the infrastructure.

Colorado Liquor Retailer Gets Quick Payback From Low-Cost RFID Solution - January 10, 2014 - 7:00am
Banana Belt self-installed a Truecount-designed system consisting of tags, readers, software and a printer-encoder.

General Motors Factory Installs Smart Bolts in Engine Block, Cylinder Heads - January 10, 2014 - 7:00am
At its plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., the automaker is using bolts with embedded passive RFID tags from Balluff to ensure no mistakes are made during the machining process, and to create a record of the completed procedures.

RFID News Roundup - January 9, 2014 - 7:00am
Xerafy upgrades on-metal inlays and labels with more flexible material; Round Rock signs licensing agreements with Impinj, Tyco, Technology Solutions UK Ltd.; U.S. Department of Defense phases out legacy active tags; more than 150 grocery stores to deploy inMarket Bluetooth beacons; midsize retailers most likely to see value in item-level tagging, RSR study shows; tags comprise half of global RFID market, TechNavio says; cold temperatures can cause RFID cattle tags to break, PAMI researchers warn.

RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 to Feature Eight Industry-Specific Preconference Seminars - January 9, 2014 - 7:00am
The company's 12th annual conference and exhibition will include preconference seminars and workshops focused on RFID's use in various industries.'s New Store Uses NFC RFID to Enable Omni-Channel Shopping - January 8, 2014 - 7:00am
The Swiss clothing company has installed virtual shopping kiosks so that customers can shop not only for garments at its flagship store, but also for those available via its website, as well as receive personalized services and promotions.

RFID Walks the Red Carpet at The Hobbit's European Film Premiere - December 23, 2013 - 7:00am
A solution from Dwinq let attendees automatically post pictures taken of them with friends, and with the movie's stars.

Brazil's RFID Professional Certification Program Grants Accreditation to Its First Enrollees - December 23, 2013 - 7:00am
The program, launched in October to meet demand from the nation's RFID professionals and companies that hire them, is designed to provide a means for participants to demonstrate their knowledge in the field of radio frequency identification.

Omni-ID, Atlas RFID Offer New Rugged Active Tags - December 20, 2013 - 7:00am
The Power 1 and Power 400 tags are designed to provide a long read range—typically, 100 meters—in extremely harsh environments.

Round Rock Completes Licensing Deals With Majority of RFID Vendors - December 19, 2013 - 7:00am
The licensing firm says it now has agreements with at least 90 percent of all EPC tag suppliers to the U.S. market, and will focus its future efforts on educating RFID suppliers and end users, to ensure the patents are honored.

RFID News Roundup - December 19, 2013 - 7:00am
Farsens unveils battery-free RFID liquid-sensing tag; TSL adds wrist-mount and holster accessory options for its 1128 UHF RFID reader; NXP brings NFC badges to 2014 International CES; Knapp speeds up fulfillment process for Klingel's warehouse and Next Group's DC; Comprion launches robot solution for automated NFC testing.
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