- Maxell Introduces RFID Test Tube Tracking System
At the Automation 2005 show held in San Jose, California, electronics company Maxell showcased an RFID system to track test tubes in a laboratory.
- New Vegas Casino to Be Wired with RFID
By equipping casinos with RFID readers and RFID-tagged chips, the gambling industry will be able to vastly improve its scam detection and marketing capabilities.
- Berkeley Spends $650,000 on Book Tracking
Berkeley Public Library is implementing an RFID tracking system that will see all half-million of its books tagged before going live in June.
- RFID Used to Tag Cadavers at Scandal-Plagued University of California
The University of California is considering using RFID to tag donated cadavers to cut down on the theft and resale of body parts on the black market.
- SafeTzone Orders 150 RFID Readers from SAMSys
SafeTzone Technologies, producer of the RFID locator systems installed at theme parks and ski resorts, has ordered 150 RFID reader units from SAMSys.
- Wine Bottles Get Corked With RFID
Italian vintner Arnaldo Caprai is capping its bottles with SmartCorq, an artificial cork containing an RFID inlay.
- Intermec Publishes IP Clarification Document
Intermec Technologies has published a statement entitled seeking to clear any confusion about the company's intellectual property with respect to the GEN 2 standard.
- RFID Used in Advanced Cattle Tracking System
The state of Kansas has received funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a cattle-tracking system combining RFID, GPS, and cellular technology.
- RFID Tracking at Juvenile Court to Save $30K Annually
Georgia's DeKalb County Juvenile Court hopes to save $30,000 annually by installing RFID technology to tag, track, and better organize its 12,000-file storage system.
- 10,000 RFID Tags in Airbus's Revolutionary New Jumbo Jet
Unbeknownst to many, RFID plays a large role in the A380, the world's largest commercial aircraft unveiled this week by France's Airbus.
- Ford Deploys RFID-Enabled Chargers
At its North American plants, the automaker is rolling out a battery-charging system for its electric forklifts that uses RFID to transmit data about the forklifts and their batteries.
- IBSS launches Healthcare Tracking
The software company is offering hospitals a system to track assets, patients and personnel using active and passive RFID tags.
- Successful RFID System Deployed in Philadelphia Hospital
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has completed an initiative to RFID tag equipment and devices throughout the building.
- U.S. Army Tests WhereNet System
The Army is testing WhereNet's real-time location system in a Pennsylvania communication equipment depot for a possible permanent deployment.
- New NASA Initiative Uses RFID to Manage Hazardous Chemicals
NASA has successfully completed testing of a system that combines RFID with sensor technology to better manage the storage of dangerous chemicals at Edwards Air Force Base.