CISC Semiconductor launches next-gen UHF RFID test system; Farsens unveils passive RFID tag with LED; CipherLab announces 9200 series industrial mobile computer with RFID; IDTronic announces new industrial RFID tablet, adds NXP chipsets to variety of products; Omni-ID selects Mieloo & Alexander as integrator for ProView installations in Europe; NFC Forum and IATA publish NFC reference guide for air travel; IDTechEx predicts global RFID market to reach $7.88 billion in 2013.
The Harvest Tec system, which features a tag applicator mounted on a hay baler, promises to provide hay sellers and buyers with a means of accessing data for each bale, including its origin, date and time of harvest, and moisture content.
The company's CEO says its RBIS division is significantly expanding existing programs with seven major retailers across multiple market segments.
Spanish retailers are testing Alpha Keepers—lockable plastic containers for securing high-end beauty-care and other products—fitted with RFID transponders, to enable stores to better manage inventory while reducing shrinkage.
The company is using TrazeTag's rubberized tags to track the whereabouts and processing of salvaged cars, and to trigger a video record.
Using a GPS and RFID solution from Succorfish, IT services company SEA-Tech will help the Irish port monitor when and where a plow is lowered to the seafloor.
Tageos EOS-400 apparel RFID label certified by the University Of Arkansas; more schools select Ekahau's location-aware panic-button solution; RFID Inc. unveils its portfolio of UHF tags; Capital Networks adds NFC functionality to digital signage solution; University of Trento researchers measure impact of weather, trees, day and night on sensor transmissions.
The solution can tell bartenders the name and specific preferences of a patron approaching the bar, so that they can provide personalized greetings and assistance.
The Louisiana hospital operator is now installing a Skytron-CenTrak system at a second facility, with a third scheduled to go live after that.
Grupo Pão-de-Açúcar's investment in RFID has eliminated accounting discrepancies and boosted efficiency related to the distribution of fish to its Pão-de-Açúcar and Extra stores.
The Live Tracking module enables users of CribMaster's storage cabinets to identify the real-time location of assets and personnel, via AeroScout's Wi-Fi tags and software.
DAP Technologies, Omni-ID partner on rugged tablet with active and passive RFID readers; Flagler Hospital streamlines caregiver communications with Ekahau's RFID-over-Wi-Fi; Spanish integrator unveils NFC-enabled laundry-tracking service; RFID in Europe launches RFID&U Web site for consumers; Star Systems' RFID decals receive certification from OmniAir; IBM, Semtech partner to give the Internet of Things greater distance.
RFID Journal's ninth event for the medical industry will focus on helping health-care providers understand how RFID technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
PCCW-HKT, a Hong Kong mobile operator, deploys FeliCa on Octopus Mobile SIM as next generation mobile wallet, towards leadership in contactless services in smart cities
Gemalto, a company specialised in digital security, announced it has worked with PCCW-HKT, one of Hong Kong's major mobile network operators and Octopus Cards Limited (OCL), to bring the security and convenience of mobile NFC ticketing to its subscribers, as well as a number of additional value added NFC services.
A physician will be able to read the embedded tag of a patient's implant, in order to identify the model, size and other details about that implant.
Rico Reyes mailed RFID-tagged cards to 5,000 potential voters, hoping to pique interest in his campaign and induce them to access videos and other information via their smartphones.
Passengers use RFID-enabled tickets to enter the ship and access their cabins, and, in the future, will also do so to receive additional services, such as meals or Internet access.
New Personnel for RFID business Unit - The Turck Group is expecting a consolidated total turnover of around 450 million euros for the financial year 2013
The family-owned company Turck is expecting an increase in turnover of approximately 5 percent for the financial year 2013. As Christian Wolf, Turck's Managing Director said at a press conference in Düsseldorf, the company expects a consolidated group turnover of approximately 450 million euros at the end of the year.
Thanks to RFID, Matranga can conduct frequent inventory checks within a fraction of the time required to perform manual counts, and has also streamlined its bridal registry.
The group expects next month to commercially release the low-cost EPC Gen 2 UHF reader chip that it developed for its AuthenTick application.