Carlsberg UK Expands RFID Keg-Tracking System - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

Hebrew University's Nanotech Lab Tracks Researcher Locations, Emergencies - May 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The school's Unit for Nanofabrication lab is employing an RTLS solution from LogiTag to identify researchers' locations, and to issue alerts if a worker presses a panic alarm on an RFID tag.

Lumidigm Appoints MTRIX as an Authorized Distributor in Europe - May 29, 2014 - 4:30pm
Lumidigm, part of HID Global, today announced that it is expanding the distribution channel in Europe of its high performing multispectral imaging biometric sensors with the appointment of MTRIX as an authorized distributor of Lumidigm products. MTRIX is based in northern Germany and will concentrate on continental Europe, primarily in the enterprise market with a focus on healthcare and finance.

RFID News Roundup - May 29, 2014 - 6:00am
GS1 ratifies new versions of EPCIS and CBV standards; Turck unveils new HF read-write head with extended surface area for improved functionality; WeTag unveils battery-free Bluetooth tag for locating misplaced or lost personal items; Russia Customs Union plans to test RFID to thwart contraband fur; RAIN RFID adds new member category.

RFID Revs Up Pit-Stop Training for Crews of Two NASCAR Drivers - May 28, 2014 - 6:00am
Michael Waltrip Racing is launching an ultra-wideband RFID system from Zebra Technologies to track the movements of crew members and equipment during pit-stop training.

Olympus Automates Its Endoscope Tester Via RFID - May 27, 2014 - 6:00am
Hospitals are now using the ALT-Pro leak detector to identify the model of endoscope being used, and to then adjust the test settings according to that model's specifications, while also storing data indicating which tests were conducted, by whom and with what results.

RxSafe's Machines Use RFID to Automatically Dispense Medications - May 23, 2014 - 6:00am
The company's new RxASP line incorporates HF RFID readers to identify and dispense the correct types and amounts of pharmaceuticals.

RFID News Roundup - May 22, 2014 - 6:00am
Farsens offers wireless, battery-free ohm-measuring tag for sensor development; iDevices markets Bluetooth beacons; Cliq announces NFC-powered smartphone case; Craemer unveils RFID-tagged container for fishing industry; ams wins patent lawsuit.

Taiwanese Liquor Manufacturer Deploys Dual-Frequency Authentication Solution - May 22, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is using Alien fixed readers at its factory, warehouse and DC, and is providing stores selling its high-value wines and liquors with low-cost, short-range readers that transmit a 433 MHz signal to read 902 to 928 MHz EPC Gen 2 tags.

Osheaga Music Festival to Include New NFC-enabled Features - May 21, 2014 - 6:00am
The three-day event will better enable guests to share their experiences via social networks, as well as allow the festival to gather information about its attendees and what they like.

Registration Now Open for RFID in Health Care 2014 - May 21, 2014 - 6:00am
RFID Journal's 10th annual health-care event will focus on how RFID technology can help improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

Havoc Provides RFID Asset-Tracking Solutions for Construction Industry - May 16, 2014 - 6:00am
Guardian Fall Protection is using Havoc's RFID hardware and software in its G-Track solution for tracking its fall-protection equipment.

RFID News Roundup - May 15, 2014 - 6:00am
Star Systems intros Astria vehicle-registration RFID sticker; CAEN RFID unveils qIDmini key fob UHF reader; HID Global and Proxama team up to create secure NFC mobile programs; Laxcen signs licensing agreement with Round Rock Research; SK Telecom rolls out Wizturn Bluetooth 4.0 beacons and platform for indoor positioning; Datanet picked as ToolHound reseller in Asia-Pacific region.

MERS Infection Puts RTLS Technology in the Spotlight - May 15, 2014 - 6:00am
Real-time location system vendor Versus has seen interest in its products grow following media coverage of Community Hospital's use of the technology to identify all personnel who were in contact with a MERS-infected patient.

SML Opens U.S. RFID Technology & Innovation Center - May 14, 2014 - 6:00am
The facility features a simulated factory, warehouse and store where end users can view how RFID technology is used, as well as a laboratory for testing and innovating, and a production facility for new inlays.

U.K. Rail Services Company Tracks Train Health Via RFID - May 13, 2014 - 6:00am
Alstom Transport has deployed Coriel Electronics' UHF RFID-based automatic vehicle identification solution to track rolling stock in rail yards.
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