- Turkish Technic Uses RFID, ZigBee and Other Auto-ID Technologies to Improve Efficiency
The system helps Turkish Airlines' maintenance, repair and overhaul division to identify and manage the movements of aircraft, components, tools, technicians and vehicles as the planes are serviced and maintained.
- Airbus Enters New Phase of RFID Usage, Digitalization
The aircraft manufacturer is asking suppliers to tag all traceable items, and is increasing the RFID expertise of its staff to support the technology's deployment across the supply chain.
- Japan Airlines, Aeon Mall Test Solar-Powered Bluetooth Beacons
The two pilot projects are using a Dai Nippon Printing Co. solution, made with Spansion's beacons.
- Aerospace Manufacturer Reduces Waste via RFID-based Material Asset Tracker
Plataine says its solution can optimize production in a variety of industries, including furniture and apparel.
- Major Beacon Deployment Takes Off at Miami International Airport
Assisted by SITA Lab, the airport has deployed hundreds of Bluetooth beacons to encourage app development, and to give SITA's common use registry a test flight.
- Daher Aerospace Expands RFID Usage Throughout Supply Chain
The U.K.-based aerospace manufacturing and logistical services company and its customers are using passive UHF tags and readers to track its containers' location and status.
- San Francisco Airport Tests Beacons for Blind Travelers
The location-tracking system can inform visually impaired travelers when they are near a water fountain, an electrical outlet, restroom or a gate, and provide directions.
- RFID News Roundup
Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor stores roll out Swirl's beacons ••• European Commission publishes standards to alert consumers to RFID use ••• TSL announces RFID-enabled mobile software app for Android devices ••• Turkish Airlines deploys Veacon beacons at Istanbul Ataturk Airport ••• PharmaSeq's RFID technology helps University of Illinois study busy bees ••• Fujitsu adds RFID-enabled solution to its Akisai Food and Agriculture Cloud.
- Vale, Veiling Holambra, Brazil's Army and Petrobras to Speak at LIVE! Brasil
RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how organizations across that nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
- NFC Takes Flight With Air France at Toulouse Blagnac Airport
SITA Lab is leading a six-month pilot enabling passengers to move more quickly through security lines, access a VIP lounge and board planes using RFID-readable boarding passes stored on their mobile phones.
- Aston Martin to Present Keynote Session at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2014
The event, to be held on Oct. 23, in London, England, will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
- RFID News Roundup
Confidex launches new Survivor UHF RFID tags, including battery-assisted version; ABR Industries announces new RFID antenna cables and Atlas RFID Store as new distributor; RFID helps researchers understand monkey behavior; Entigral, ID Integration partner on RFID solutions for aerospace, government and manufacturing; Radius Networks and EM Bluetooth beacons go on scavenger hunts; Gimbal and YinzCam partner to 'enhance in-venue experiences' for sports fans; Identiv launches Channel Alliance Network program.
- Middle Eastern Aircraft Services Company Gains Efficiency With RFID
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.
- RFID News Roundup
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.
- Airbus to RFID-Tag and Track All Parts Made In-House
The initiative will use new hybrid RFID Integrated Nameplates created by Brady, Tego and Fujitsu.