- Bermuda's RFID Vehicle Registration System Could Save $2 Million/Year
The island nation will employ roadside RFID interrogators to automatically check that its 25,000 cars and trucks bear valid registration stickers containing passive UHF tags.
- GE Sensing, Dust Networks to Develop Wireless Sensors
The first GE Sensing product is the RF ValProbe, designed to help pharmaceutical and life sciences companies monitor and validate environments—such as freezers and sterilization processes—for regulatory and quality compliance purposes.
- SAP's RFID Focus for 2007: Object Event Repository Software
The company plans to bring the database software to market this month and help its partners develop related applications.
- Telekom Austria Launches Managed RFID Services
Currently focused on the fashion industry, the offering includes tags, interrogators, software, installation and integration.
- RFID Kanban System Pays Off for Bosch
The German car parts manufacturer says the RFID application could save it at least a million euros annually.
- Eight RFID Labs Form Global RF Lab Alliance
The goal of the group, which includes the University of Arkansas' RFID Research Center, is to spur large-scale research initiatives.
- EC Floats Plan to Facilitate RFID Usage
Steering clear of legislative proposals, the European Commission seeks guidance from industry groups and consumers.
- Middleware Makes RFID a SOX Compliance Tool
A financial consulting firm is marketing RFID middleware designed to send tag data into Sarbanes-Oxley software, eliminating data errors and lowering compliance costs.
- RFID Protects Classic Cars
At its German showroom, vintage auto specialist Stevens applies active RFID tags to vehicle parts to defeat pilferers.
- Hyundai RFID-enabling Its Supply Chain
The automaker's logistics affiliate will use EPC Gen 2 tags to track parts shipped to a factory in Montgomery, Ala.
- Ekahau Tag Converges Tracking and Messaging
The company’s new Wi-Fi-compatible tag supports text communications, making it possible to not only locate personnel, assets and works-in-progress, but also send short messages.
- At Infosys, a 'Live Lab' RFID App Eases Parking
At its main campus in India, the IT services company designed and deployed a vehicle access-control system using EPC Gen 2 passive tags.
- Many Manufacturers Stuck in RFID Pilot Phase
A survey by ARC Advisory Group indicates that performance and price issues are keeping many manufacturing companies from launching full implementations.
- Cisco, AeroScout Team Up on RTLS; PanGo Unveils Next-Gen Tag
The Cisco-AeroScout solution is designed for manufacturing companies. Both the AeroScout and PanGo tags are active Wi-Fi-based devices.
- RFID-Enabled Billboards Talk to Mini Motorists
Mini USA is distributing RFID key fobs to Cooper owners in four U.S. cities, where interactive billboards will read the tags and flash personalized messages to drivers.