RFID Journal Unveils Agenda for RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction Conference

rfidjournal.com - June 19, 2014 - 6:00am
Speakers at the event, to be held in Australia on Aug. 12-13, will include executives from Woodside Energy and Bechtel.

Swedish Men's Shirts Provide Off-the-Cuff Info

rfidjournal.com - June 18, 2014 - 6:00am
Four Levent has begun manufacturing and marketing men's dress shirts with sewn-in NFC RFID tags, enabling users to write data such as business card information that others can retrieve via a smartphone.

HID Global and Proxama Join Forces to Create NFC Solutions

rfid-ready.com - June 18, 2014 - 2:23am
Proxama embeds HID Trusted Tag™ Services in its TapPoint® platform, creating a frictionless, secure retail loyalty and coupon experience - HID Trusted Tag Services enables unique customer profile insights and campaign analytics.
HID Global and Proxama, the global platform provider of mobile proximity marketing, mobile wallet and payment solutions, announced today they have partnered to create a solution enabling rapid deployment of secure mobile web-based coupon and loyalty schemes.

EROWA utilizes RFID for Tool Identification and Positioning in Robotic Magazines

rfid-ready.com - June 18, 2014 - 1:24am
The company EROWA AG, headquartered in Buron / Switzerland produces high quality machine tools. In addition to the products areas clamping systems and  measurement systems innovative loading systems for CNC machines are built. The changeover and setup times are the greatest threat to the efficient use of machinery.

Initial RFID Training for HARTING Eastern Europe

rfid-ready.com - June 18, 2014 - 1:17am
Six employees from Auto-ID system integrators in Eastern Europe successfully completed their HARTING RFID training.

From 25 – 27 March 2014, six employees from Auto-ID system integrators in Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria successfully completed their HARTING RFID training. The training focussed on understanding what possibilities HARTING offers for UHF RFID system integrators.

SMARTRAC sues Exceet for Patent Infringement of Wire Embedding Technology

rfid-ready.com - June 17, 2014 - 5:32pm
Based on its wire embedding patents, SMARTRAC has initiated patent infringement proceedings against several entities of Exceet Group in the Netherlands including Exceet Card AG and Exceet Card B.V.

Applied Materials Inc. Tracks Assets, Protects Intellectual Property

rfidjournal.com - June 17, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is using passive RFID to track assets and tools at its California Metal Deposition laboratory, and a Wi-Fi-based RTLS to capture the locations of high-value items in real time.

MagicBands Bring Convenience, New Services to Walt Disney World

rfidjournal.com - June 16, 2014 - 6:00am
Visitors use the RFID wristbands to access the parks, rides, hotel rooms, and other attractions and services.

Omni-ID and Guard RFID Release Open-Standard 433 MHz Technology

rfidjournal.com - June 13, 2014 - 6:00am
The companies have tested the operability of Omni-ID's new Power 415 tag with Guard RFID's Tag Reader Receiver, and will begin selling their hardware, based on the IEEE 802.15.4f standard, and free of licensing fees.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 12, 2014 - 6:00am
Mapúa Institute of Technology library adopts CSL UHF RFID technology; Metalcraft announces NFC tags; Red Cell Innovation unveils handheld PDA with RFID; NFL Draft picks Fish Technologies; University of Salento researchers develop RAMSES passive RFID sensor tag; NXP Semiconductors joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors.

Middle Eastern Aircraft Services Company Gains Efficiency With RFID

rfidjournal.com - June 11, 2014 - 6:00am
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies is using passive UHF tags to track the components it services, thanks to a solution it developed with help from Airbus.

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Adopts RTLS that Tracks Infants, Assets and Environmental Conditions

rfidjournal.com - June 10, 2014 - 6:00am
The Canadian facility has deployed Stanley Healthcare's Wi-Fi-based RFID tags and MobileView software platform, which also manages asset locations and records temperature and humidity levels within the OR.

RFID Improves Efficiency and Transparency at Rehau's Bumper Factory

rfidjournal.com - June 9, 2014 - 6:00am
The German auto parts manufacturer is tracking its work-in-progress at eight plants worldwide, ensuring the automotive bumpers it produces are accurately made to order.

Global Company Tracks Its Corporate Art

rfidjournal.com - June 6, 2014 - 6:00am
An RFID solution provided by NCS Technologies is helping to manage art at multiple sites via TSL's handheld reader and an app running on a mobile phone.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
MAINtag announces deployment of over 1 million flyable tags, new deliveries of FLYtag skin; Kit Check releases new RFID scanning station; new DOD rules for electronics parts contractors could spur RFID use; Lab ID introduces two new RFID inlays; IDTronic unveils new UHF RFID reader module; NXP releases Android development kit for Mifare, Icode and NTAG products; Smartrac and Confidex partner on U.S. distribution agreement; Tecsys Buys Logi-D.

Carlsberg UK Expands RFID Keg-Tracking System

rfidjournal.com - June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
The beer and cider brewer expects to tag a total of 600,000 kegs, using RFID to create a record of which empty kegs are onsite, which have been filled and shipped, and how long they remain at a customer's site.

tagItron GmbH and Erich Utsch AG enter partnership

rfid-ready.com - June 4, 2014 - 11:08am
tagItron, a provider and supplier of special RFID transponders and RFID system provider and Erich Utsch AG, the world’s market leader in vehicle identification will enter into a partnership in the field of RFID technology for vehicle identification. The corresponding partnership contract was already concluded in September 2013 but now it is officially announced.

Ritani Creates RFID Solution to Engage Shoppers, Increase Sales

rfidjournal.com - June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
The jewelry company is preparing pilots of a system that automatically displays information about items removed from a showcase, and enables consumers to share that data with others via the Internet.

Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil

rfidjournal.com - June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
Cornerstone-sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Brasil, RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.

Santa Rosa Ski and Sports Uses Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Tags to Track Customer Traffic

rfidjournal.com - June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is one of thousands of small to midsize specialty retailers employing the Swarm Portal solution to measure the quantity of customer visits, and pair that information with sales data to analyze shopper behavior.
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