Motorola Solutions to Be Cornerstone and Registration Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2014

rfidjournal.com - November 25, 2013 - 7:00am
As in years past, the RFID technology provider will be a major sponsor of RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition, to be held in Orlando.

SteadyServ Launches RFID Solution That Keeps Beer Flowing

rfidjournal.com - November 22, 2013 - 7:00am
The company's iKeg system, currently being tested by beer distributors and restaurants, features an RFID-enabled weight sensor for tracking the amount of beer onsite, and for automating reorders.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - November 21, 2013 - 7:00am
Checkpoint Systems enhances RFID-based Overhead EAS solution; PINC updates RFID hardware for yard-management solution; Ekahau intros A4+ asset tag and W4 wristband tag; ThingMagic launches Mercury xPress development platform to simplify integration of embedded RFID readers; STMicroelectronics unveils family of ICs for embedding NFC tags in electronic devices; Bombardier Transportation picks TagMaster's RFID solution for mass-transit project in Malaysia.

Motorola Sled Reader Adds Low-Cost RFID Functionality to Mobile Computers

rfidjournal.com - November 21, 2013 - 7:00am
The new EPC Gen 2 UHF device locks onto Motorola Solution's existing handheld computers, enabling users to upgrade their devices to support RFID for $1,995.

Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Health Care

rfidjournal.com - November 21, 2013 - 7:00am
RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

GlueLogix Introduces Narrow-Field Antenna to More Efficiently Identify Nonworking Tags

rfidjournal.com - November 20, 2013 - 7:00am
When used in conjunction with Tamarack equipment for converting or encoding RFID labels, the new antenna can enable more labels to be printed within a smaller space, thereby saving time and material costs.

Zebra Releases Small, Low-Cost RFID Printer-Encoder

rfidjournal.com - November 20, 2013 - 7:00am
The desktop ZD500R allows companies to print and encode EPC Gen 2 UHF labels in lower quantities than with industrial printers, thereby saving cost and space.

Trumpf Adds RFID to Its Laser Cutting Machines

rfidjournal.com - November 18, 2013 - 7:00am
To make it easier to know if a machine's lens is being properly used and maintained, the company is embedding an RFID tag in its lenses, as well as installing a reader in its cutting heads.

N.J. Trash Collector Uses RFID to Pay Customers Who Recycle

rfidjournal.com - November 15, 2013 - 7:00am
To improve recycling rates, Sanico has installed readers on its collection trucks and is providing participating customers with bins fitted with passive EPC UHF tags.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - November 14, 2013 - 7:00am
Farsens unveils battery-free RFID magnetometer sensor tag; Hong Kong RFID Ltd. announces upgraded industrial handheld reader; Checkpoint report finds shrinkage cost retailers $112 billion, but RFID usage is mixed; Wyoming Medical Center tracks supply replenishment via LogiTag RFID system; AMS schedules multi-project wafer start dates for analog foundry customers in 2014; Quake Global announces modems supporting new Inmarsat-Orbcomm global satellite M2M standard.

Zebra Launches Zatar 'Internet of Things' Service for RFID Readers, Networked Devices

rfidjournal.com - November 14, 2013 - 7:00am
The service lets users track the location and manage the operation of RFID readers, printers and other networked devices, via a cloud-based server.

Finnish Dairy Company Tracks Products Via Carts With RFID-tagged Wheel

rfidjournal.com - November 13, 2013 - 7:00am
Valio is testing trolleys with RFID-tagged wheels, as well as reader antennas built into the floor, to track products as they move through packing and shipping processes.

Registration Now Open for LIVE! 2014

rfidjournal.com - November 13, 2013 - 7:00am
RFID Journal's 12th annual conference, to be held on Apr. 8-10, in Orlando, will open with a keynote presentation by Kim Phillips, head of packaging at Marks & Spencer.

British Red Cross Tests RFID for Equipment Tracking

rfidjournal.com - November 12, 2013 - 7:00am
The agency hopes to use passive EPC tags and readers to identify which assets are located at an emergency event, as well as who are responsible for them, reducing the risk that they might be lost or underutilized.

RFID Speeds Up Preparations for Flash Sales

rfidjournal.com - November 12, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

GS1 Ratifies EPC Gen2v2, Adds Security Features, More Memory

rfidjournal.com - November 8, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Conferences Track Attendees Via UHF RFID

rfidjournal.com - November 8, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - November 7, 2013 - 7:00am
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.

Qatar University to Expand Its RFID System to Track Staff, Mail

rfidjournal.com - November 6, 2013 - 7:00am
The institute is already using a solution from Verasset to manage about 30,000 assets throughout its campus.

NFC RFID Technology Puts the Squeeze on Accordion Thieves, Counterfeiters

rfidjournal.com - November 5, 2013 - 7:00am
A Finnish accordion merchant is using a solution from FinnCode to track the sale and servicing of the instruments his store sells.
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