- Iron Mine Uses RFID to Locate and Control Equipment
Precyse Technologies' Smart Agent active tags enable the mining company to know where its generators, welding equipment and mobile lighting are located, as well as switch the lighting on and off.
- RFID News Roundup
Checkpoint Systems' Check-Net system can now print, encode, test a million RFID labels in 24 hours ••• BeSpoon unveils 3D RTLS development kits ••• Holland RFID merges with InfoChip Systems ••• PDC announces two new RFID wristbands, partnership for Squamish Valley Music Festival ••• Turck's Q120 compact UHF read-write head now broadly available.
- CaddieON Uses RFID to Help Golfers Improve Their Games
The Finnish startup has developed a wristband that includes sensors and an RFID reader to identify which club a player is using, and to determine each shot's distance and accuracy.
- National Cancer Centre Singapore Treats More Chemotherapy Patients, Saves Time for Nurses
The organization has boosted its patient load by 20 percent by using active RFID tags to track the flow of patients to and from treatment chairs, as well as prompt pharmacists and nurses.
- 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 Chinese Oil Company Expedites Equipment Inspections via RFID
The firm's inspectors and oil workers are using Xerafy passive UHF tags and ATID handheld readers to locate transformers, as well as view data about them and update maintenance records.
- Industry Leaders to Present New Case Studies at RFID in Health Care 2014
The RFID Journal conference will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- U Grok It Releases UHF RFID Reader for Phones, Tablets
The Grokker enables small and midsize businesses to read tags via their Android or iOS smartphones or tablets, using an app created for the purpose of collecting, managing and viewing data about the tagged items being read.
- RFID-Reading Drone Tracks Structural Steel Products in Storage Yard
Dubai-based Age Steel is using an airborne RFID reader to inventory and locate tagged bundles of pipes, plates and other items stored in its yard.
- Northwest Masonry Company Expects Rock-Solid Benefits From RFID
Mutual Materials is gaining efficiency via an RFID-based solution from Zonar to track the movements, inspections and performance of 43 vehicles in four states and Canada.
- Kizy Tracking Solution Uses Cellular Network to Locate Goods
The company is marketing its RTLS service as a low-cost alternative to conventional RFID, by employing battery-powered tags that communicate with GSM cellular towers instead of dedicated readers.
- TimeForge Intros Beacon-based Solution for Managing Staff, Assets
The company's PlaceForge system can locate personnel in real time via Bluetooth readers that receive signals from beacons incorporated into key fobs.
- Cubiq Uses RFID to Create 'Magic Closet'
The company's On-Demand Concierge Storage Service uses passive UHF tags and Alien and U Grok It readers to catalog, store and deliver each client’s belongings.
- RFID Drafted to Track NFL Players' Every Move During Games
The system, from Zebra Technologies, has been installed at 17 football stadiums throughout the United States.
- RFID News Roundup
U.K. hospital prescribes RFID to track medical records, supplies and more; Adesto introduces low-power, sterilization-tolerant memory for wearable electronics, RFID bio apps; Nestlé delivers recipes via contactless communication to shoppers at Woolworths; Radius Networks updates is RadBeacon USB proximity beacon; Xtreme RFID joins Reusable Packaging Association.