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.
Alstom Transport has deployed Coriel Electronics' UHF RFID-based automatic vehicle identification solution to track rolling stock in rail yards.
The Wi-Fi-based system, from Ekahau, also enables a security application, whereby employees can summon help via their RTLS badges.
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe will be held on Oct. 23 in London, and will focus on the benefits of employing RFID to improve business operations across Europe.
The tablet will enable hotels, resorts and amusement parks to read a visitor's RFID wristband in order to provide access or services based on the ID encoded to that band's passive tag.
U Grok It raises $600,000 in angel funding, begins manufacturing UHF smartphone readers; Xerafy, RFID Global Solution, Alien Technology partner on RFID kit for hospitals; Holland RFID, Xerafy announce oil-and-gas partnership; Walgreens' Duane Reade drugstores deploy Bluetooth beacons; Nivea embeds StickNFind beacons in magazine ads; CSL creates dual-mode access cards in partnership with HID, announces new temperature tag; Qualcomm establishes subsidiary as standalone Bluetooth beacon company.
The hybrid Bluetooth beacon and Wi-Fi solution enables a retailer to identify where participating shoppers with smartphones are located, provide them with relevant promotional data and help them connect with store personnel.
With its NFC-capable SkySIM CX SIM card, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is providing the key security component for Deutsche Telekom's digital wallet, known as MyWallet. MyWallet can be used by all Deutsche Telekom mobile network customers with an NFC-capable smartphone. As a security partner, G&D is also supplying the MasterCard PayPass payment application to enable secure electronic payments to be made via the ClickandBuy International Ltd's virtual credit card system as the first product in Deutsche Telekom's digital wallet.
Nordic ID will become one of the main partners of GS1 Norway
GS1 Norway is a member organization of the global GS1 organization that administers the global multi-industry system of identification and communication for products, services, assets and locations. The partnership between GS1 Norway and Nordic ID will facilitate close cooperation with special focus on the GS1 RFID showroom.
The companies have released new adhesives and tag-manufacturing equipment that support the use of smaller passive UHF RFID chips and enable faster production speeds.
The initiative will use new hybrid RFID Integrated Nameplates created by Brady, Tego and Fujitsu.
The Midwest health-care provider installed a real-time location system to manage the flow of patients, personnel and assets through examination rooms and common areas, to improve the efficiency of its medical centers and boost patient satisfaction.
GlobeRanger can now sell its Edgeware platform, along with Fujitsu's tags, integration and software solutions, to the Department of Defense and its suppliers, as well as to markets globally, with the support of its new parent company.
The company's seven new passive EPC Gen 2 tags are designed to expand the use of item-level RFID to other products, such as cosmetics, jewelry and shoes.
Kathrein RFID announces beam-switching UHF reader antenna, handheld UHF reader; AutoCrib unveils RFID portal for smaller environments; Bnai Zion Medical Center expands LogiTag RFID solution for automatically tracking, reordering stock; Delta Microelectronics intros evaluation kit for NFC data-logging chip with temperature sensor; SimplyRFID launches site featuring UHF RFID surveillance solution; Aurnhammer organizes BeaconCrawl event with Manhattan bars.
The center, while continuing its research relationship with the University of Arkansas, will expand into NFC, active RFID and other wireless technologies, and will benefit from partnerships with Auburn's research hubs.
The event, to be held on Aug. 12-13, will be co-located with the Lean Construction Conference, and will focus on how companies in these sectors are employing RFID to improve their business operations.
The Hong Kong company's C50 and C70 models, designed for apparel and health-care applications, recently passed all Arkansas Radio Compliance testing categories.
After a pregnancy of around 20 to 22 months, elephant Indi will shortly be giving birth to a baby. The people of Zurich now have the chance to guess exactly when this happy event will be. Since the beginning of the week, Zurich Zoo posters have been displayed at 150 or so locations around the city. The posters are asking people to take part in a competition to guess the exact date of birth, and a clue is being provided in a completely new way using NFC technology.
Avante International is providing its AssetGuardian solution to a California businessman, enabling him to protect his personal collection even when his home's main security system is turned off.