High-paced online retailer Vente-privee.com is using Tageos passive UHF tags to manage product samples, to ensure they are properly photographed and described as they circulate around the French facility.
The new version of the EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID standard provides such features as security, anti-counterfeiting cryptography, EAS functionality and privacy settings for consumers.
The technology, provided by Global Registration Solutions, allows expositions and conferences to identify when attendees enter and leave specific areas or attempt to claim a free meal.
Major North American retailer adopts Checkpoint Systems' RFID solutions; Phychips selects Thinkify as its exclusive North American distributor; Blue Spark, Trace Tech to develop disposable RFID temperature sensors; KTS announces Bluetooth HF RFID reader; Crescent Guardian and NControl collaborate on RFID-enabled security solutions; University of Melbourne researchers study effect of GS1 standards on supply chain integration, efficiency; Macy's launches visual recognition app to simplify consumer purchases.
The institute is already using a solution from Verasset to manage about 30,000 assets throughout its campus.
A Finnish accordion merchant is using a solution from FinnCode to track the sale and servicing of the instruments his store sells.
The two RFID hardware vendors have entered into a licensing agreement with the patent holder, allowing them to sell products using Round Rock's patents, effectively releasing the vendors' customers from Round Rock lawsuits.
RFID Journal's second Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
State University of New York researchers in Buffalo are testing wireless acoustic devices that could use sound waves to broadcast sensor data and a unique identifier from as far as a mile away, underwater, making it easier to track conditions in a lake, river or ocean.
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.