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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The service lets users track the location and manage the operation of RFID readers, printers and other networked devices, via a cloud-based server.
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.
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.
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.
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.