MagicBands Bring Convenience, New Services to Walt Disney World

rfidjournal.com - June 16, 2014 - 6:00am
Visitors use the RFID wristbands to access the parks, rides, hotel rooms, and other attractions and services.

Omni-ID and Guard RFID Release Open-Standard 433 MHz Technology

rfidjournal.com - June 13, 2014 - 6:00am
The companies have tested the operability of Omni-ID's new Power 415 tag with Guard RFID's Tag Reader Receiver, and will begin selling their hardware, based on the IEEE 802.15.4f standard, and free of licensing fees.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 12, 2014 - 6:00am
Mapúa Institute of Technology library adopts CSL UHF RFID technology; Metalcraft announces NFC tags; Red Cell Innovation unveils handheld PDA with RFID; NFL Draft picks Fish Technologies; University of Salento researchers develop RAMSES passive RFID sensor tag; NXP Semiconductors joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors.

Middle Eastern Aircraft Services Company Gains Efficiency With RFID

rfidjournal.com - June 11, 2014 - 6:00am
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies is using passive UHF tags to track the components it services, thanks to a solution it developed with help from Airbus.

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Adopts RTLS that Tracks Infants, Assets and Environmental Conditions

rfidjournal.com - June 10, 2014 - 6:00am
The Canadian facility has deployed Stanley Healthcare's Wi-Fi-based RFID tags and MobileView software platform, which also manages asset locations and records temperature and humidity levels within the OR.

RFID Improves Efficiency and Transparency at Rehau's Bumper Factory

rfidjournal.com - June 9, 2014 - 6:00am
The German auto parts manufacturer is tracking its work-in-progress at eight plants worldwide, ensuring the automotive bumpers it produces are accurately made to order.

Global Company Tracks Its Corporate Art

rfidjournal.com - June 6, 2014 - 6:00am
An RFID solution provided by NCS Technologies is helping to manage art at multiple sites via TSL's handheld reader and an app running on a mobile phone.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
MAINtag announces deployment of over 1 million flyable tags, new deliveries of FLYtag skin; Kit Check releases new RFID scanning station; new DOD rules for electronics parts contractors could spur RFID use; Lab ID introduces two new RFID inlays; IDTronic unveils new UHF RFID reader module; NXP releases Android development kit for Mifare, Icode and NTAG products; Smartrac and Confidex partner on U.S. distribution agreement; Tecsys Buys Logi-D.

Carlsberg UK Expands RFID Keg-Tracking System

rfidjournal.com - June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
The beer and cider brewer expects to tag a total of 600,000 kegs, using RFID to create a record of which empty kegs are onsite, which have been filled and shipped, and how long they remain at a customer's site.

tagItron GmbH and Erich Utsch AG enter partnership

rfid-ready.com - June 4, 2014 - 11:08am
tagItron, a provider and supplier of special RFID transponders and RFID system provider and Erich Utsch AG, the world’s market leader in vehicle identification will enter into a partnership in the field of RFID technology for vehicle identification. The corresponding partnership contract was already concluded in September 2013 but now it is officially announced.

Ritani Creates RFID Solution to Engage Shoppers, Increase Sales

rfidjournal.com - June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
The jewelry company is preparing pilots of a system that automatically displays information about items removed from a showcase, and enables consumers to share that data with others via the Internet.

Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil

rfidjournal.com - June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
Cornerstone-sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Brasil, RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.

Santa Rosa Ski and Sports Uses Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Tags to Track Customer Traffic

rfidjournal.com - June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is one of thousands of small to midsize specialty retailers employing the Swarm Portal solution to measure the quantity of customer visits, and pair that information with sales data to analyze shopper behavior.

Hebrew University's Nanotech Lab Tracks Researcher Locations, Emergencies

rfidjournal.com - May 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The school's Unit for Nanofabrication lab is employing an RTLS solution from LogiTag to identify researchers' locations, and to issue alerts if a worker presses a panic alarm on an RFID tag.

Lumidigm Appoints MTRIX as an Authorized Distributor in Europe

rfid-ready.com - May 29, 2014 - 4:30pm
Lumidigm, part of HID Global, today announced that it is expanding the distribution channel in Europe of its high performing multispectral imaging biometric sensors with the appointment of MTRIX as an authorized distributor of Lumidigm products. MTRIX is based in northern Germany and will concentrate on continental Europe, primarily in the enterprise market with a focus on healthcare and finance.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - May 29, 2014 - 6:00am
GS1 ratifies new versions of EPCIS and CBV standards; Turck unveils new HF read-write head with extended surface area for improved functionality; WeTag unveils battery-free Bluetooth tag for locating misplaced or lost personal items; Russia Customs Union plans to test RFID to thwart contraband fur; RAIN RFID adds new member category.

RFID Revs Up Pit-Stop Training for Crews of Two NASCAR Drivers

rfidjournal.com - May 28, 2014 - 6:00am
Michael Waltrip Racing is launching an ultra-wideband RFID system from Zebra Technologies to track the movements of crew members and equipment during pit-stop training.

Olympus Automates Its Endoscope Tester Via RFID

rfidjournal.com - May 27, 2014 - 6:00am
Hospitals are now using the ALT-Pro leak detector to identify the model of endoscope being used, and to then adjust the test settings according to that model's specifications, while also storing data indicating which tests were conducted, by whom and with what results.

RxSafe's Machines Use RFID to Automatically Dispense Medications

rfidjournal.com - May 23, 2014 - 6:00am
The company's new RxASP line incorporates HF RFID readers to identify and dispense the correct types and amounts of pharmaceuticals.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - May 22, 2014 - 6:00am
Farsens offers wireless, battery-free ohm-measuring tag for sensor development; iDevices markets Bluetooth beacons; Cliq announces NFC-powered smartphone case; Craemer unveils RFID-tagged container for fishing industry; ams wins patent lawsuit.
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