- Finalists Unveiled for the Fourth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners for the 2010 RFID Journal Awards, including Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID in a Product or Service, Best in Show and Special Achievement, will be revealed at LIVE!
- Thai Coal Importer Weighs RFID's Benefits
SCG Logistics is using an active RFID solution to track the weight of trucks before and after they load up with coal at a port facility in Thailand.
- Italian Construction Firm Deploys RFID to Track Offshore Equipment
Saipem attaches Omni-ID EPC Gen 2 passive tags to cranes, drilling rigs and thousands of other items, to improve safety and reduce wastage and delays.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2010 Announces Speakers for Oil, Gas Seminar
Offered in partnership with the Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group, the daylong series of sessions will explain how companies in the energy sector can benefit from radio frequency identification.
- To Expedite Fuel-Cell Maintenance, Rittal Adopts RFID
The German company is adding passive high-memory 13.56 MHz tags to the electrical generator systems it sells and services.
- BASF Tracks Chemical-Carrying Railcars in Real Time
A wireless sensor system enables the company to monitor the location and condition of cars used to transport its six most hazardous products.
- U.K. Researchers Study Distributed Antenna System for Airports
The group is developing a network infrastructure that will provide ubiquitous wireless coverage for RFID, as well as for a broad range of other equipment.
- RFID Is Golden to Nevada Mine
Newmont's Leeville gold mine is using an AeroScout Wi-Fi-based system to track workers and equipment at its underground operation.
- Speakers Announced for RFID in Oil & Gas Virtual Event
RFID Journal and the Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group have teamed up to produce RFID in Oil & Gas, a virtual event revealing how energy companies can use radio frequency identification to improve the way they do business.
- Automakers, National Lab Prepare Specs for Wireless Sensors
The United States Council for Automotive Research and the Savannah River National Laboratory aim to develop a new Wi-Fi-based sensing system for car factories and radioactive-material storage.
- RFID Journal Introduces Virtual Events
The online seminars will provide a more robust program than traditional webinars, with end-user speakers and technology providers participating in each event.
- King Fahd University Explores RFID's Potential
The Saudi Arabian school is working on a number of projects, such as using RFID to dispense medication, monitor a person's pulse rate and blood pressure, and manage energy consumption.
- Drilling Company Taps RFID Benefits
Nabors Canada is installing passive high-frequency tags on its oil rigs, to help it track equipment and manage inspection and certification procedures.
- Middle Easterners Imagine RFID's Power and Possibilities
At this week's RFID Journal LIVE! Middle East conference, attendees and speakers are discussing the technology's myriad applications, as well as its prospects for growth in the region.
- Elecsys Buys Swiss Maker of Specialty RFID Tags
The U.S. company has thrown its hat into the RFID market with the acquisition of MBBS, a Swiss manufacturer of passive low-frequency tags that can be embedded in metal for use in harsh environments.