Interop to use Ekahau RTLS to track IT staff, equipment; Michigan school to track emergencies; Zebra Technologies launches Rack & Container Solution for automotive sector; Localtel, ISRA Cards work on NFC solution for the hospitality industry; iZipline, Evrythng develop NFC RFID product-packaging solution; Identec Solutions and Savi sign reseller agreement; Michigan Dept. of Agriculture fines livestock haulers for RFID violations.
The tag can be read from up to 36 feet away thanks to its near-field antenna, which uses a bottle's fluid contents and foil cork wrapper to boost its backscatter range.
Smartrac, a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of RFID transponders and inlays, has announced the global launch of its innovative BullsEye NTAG210 NFC tag.
Smartrac BullsEye, an all-purpose NFC/RFID tag, is now available with the new NXP NTAG210 IC and is furthermore equipped with unique ID (UID) mirror functionality which enables the IC’s serial number to be mirrored as part of its encoded URL address. This new feature enables every tag to be seen and read uniquely from an application perspective without the need to encode tags with variable numbers.
Bagjack is using Serfides' authentication software to track high-end messenger bags shipped from its German manufacturing site and, eventually, within a store.
GeoToll's new tag attaches to a commuter's NFC-enabled phone and uses the phone's HF NFC signal to power that tag's UHF transponder.
Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods is printing and encoding RFID tags onsite to record each tree's maintenance and location, while the company intends to also track equipment and personnel.
India's TVS Motor Co. has installed active tags and readers to monitor the locations of guests as they move throughout the 250-acre compound, thereby preventing security breaches.
RF Code launches new mobile management platform for data centers; IMI's CreativeLift lifting magnets now come with InfoChip RFID technology; STid intros new modular RFID access-control reader, configurable wirelessly via Impinj chip; Spanish startup ThirteenFiftySix developing NFC wristband to control smartphones; Savi releases Savi Mobile Tracking System 2.4; Haldor, Belimed team up on real-time surgical instrument-management system.
RFID Journal's ninth health-care event will focus on solutions that can improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
By placing an EPC passive tag on every shoe sample, four Saks Fifth Avenue stores have reduced the amount of labor required to inventory the sales floor from 16 hours down to 20 minutes.
The project uses GuardRFID's Active Label, a 6-millimeter-thick, battery-powered 433 MHz tag small enough for monitoring mobile devices, tools and thermometers.
Intel's new processor comes with a built-in AeroScout active RFID Wi-Fi tag that can operate with new AeroScout software to provide security options based on that tag's location, and help laptop and tablet users find individuals or items within their vicinity.
Live2Media's Livecard system includes a radio receiver that operates only when its built-in NFC reader detects an authorized RFID tag and, based on that tag, determines which channels an individual can access.
New York Comic Con adopts RFID to control counterfeiting; Virginia High School installs Ekahau's RFID solution to bolster emergency responses; Assuta Medical Center implements LogiTag's SmartCabinet; Sentara Healthcare, Trinitas Regional Medical Center select Versus RTLS; Germany's Kassel-Calden airport tests RFID to guide visually impaired visitors; Central College Nottingham tests NFC to help teach English as a foreign language.
The system, one of the many NFC RFID products and services that the company offers, is designed to encode a reel of passive tags at a rate of up to five inlays per second.
The event, to be held in London on Oct. 15, will feature presentations by Marks & Spencer and Wilkinson, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
Bell and Howell, a global provider of multi-channel communications solutions for print, Web and mobile delivery, and NBS Technologies, a solutions provider in the credit card, secure ID and card personalization industry, have announced a new North American partnership. Through their agreement, Bell and Howell will serve as the exclusive distributor of NBS Technologies Horizon and Horizon Evolution HD systems in the United States and Canada.
The cooperative, which is tagging more than 1 million baskets, carts and other circulating materials, expects to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
The Linkett NFC RFID reader, mounted on a video monitor, shares coupons, applications and other promotional information with consumers' NFC-enabled mobile phones and tablets.
The Belleville School District is deploying active tags and readers to track the locations of all personnel and students within its schools and on its buses, as well as at "blue light" telephones on the campuses.