- Casino Supplier Doing Brisk RFID Business
On Friday publicly-traded casino supplier Gaming Partners International Corporation announced in its Q1 financial results that it is doing a brisk business in RFID chips.
- RFID Helps Hanford Manage Waste
Bechtel Hanford has deployed an active-tag RFID system to identify a fleet of trucks and containers transporting 4,000 tons of radioactive waste daily.
- Cisco, PanGo Unveil Tracking System
The companies have released a system that tracks the location of Wi-Fi-enabled devices and any asset bearing a Wi-Fi-based RFID tag.
- Industrial Hoses Couple Up With RFID
A company embeds RFID tags in the hose couplings its makes so that couplings and hoses can be easily tracked and maintained.
- Inside Auto-ID Labs
In the excitment surrounding the build-up and ratification of GEN 2, an important lasting vestige of the Auto-ID Center has slipped below the radar: Auto-ID Labs.
- Savi, HPH Form Joint Venture
Cargo-tracking provider Savi Technology and seaport operator Hutchison Port Holdings have created a new company that will deploy Savi's RFID technology around the world.
- Marin County DA Saves With RFID
The district attorney for Marin County, Calif., says his department will trim 2,500 man-hours a year thanks to a 3M RFID system that lets it locate legal files.
- Consumer Product: HomeSeer RFID Starter Kit
You have read that RFID will one day blanket the consumer home, making lost remote controls a thing of the past? Well apparently that day is already here.
- Avery Designs Passive UHF Tag for Metal
Label maker Avery Dennison says it has developed a passive 915 MHz RFID tag design that works in metal-heavy environments, such as automotive plants.
- RFID Could Save Airlines $650M in Lost Bag Improvements
RFID tagging could reduce the error rate of mishandled luggage by more than two-thirds, yielding industry-wide savings of a staggering $650 million-plus.
- Raytheon RFID Pilot Spells Big Costs Savings
Raytheon, the enormous defense contractor based in Waltham, Massachusetts, has calculated that it can save almost $250,000 each year by deploying an RFID equipment tracking system.
- 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.