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Environment News

This section includes articles about how companies and individuals can use RFID to improve recycling, become more environmentally responsible and reduce human impact on the environment.

RFID News Roundup

NXP offers larger silicon wafers to boost RFID chip production capacity, sustainability ••• NFC RFID technology from Smartrac and FinnCode adds music to kids' book ••• CYBRA intros RFID-enabled safety solution for real-time tracking of people, assets ••• RAIN Alliance publishes new document on RFID reader sensitivity testing ••• Extronics launches iRFID500 handheld UHF RFID reader for hazardous areas ••• Avery Dennison invests in flexible electronics company PragmatIC ••• Italian bus company uses beacon-based gamification to boost ridership, protect environment ••• Janam's XT2 rugged, RFID-enabled mobile computer certified for IntelliTrack's Android app ••• RFID tags give researchers new insight into hummingbird migration behaviors.

Environment Case Studies

A Gem of a Solution

Golden Environmental Mat Services tracks one-ton mats, so they don't get lost in the mud on job sites or harm environmentally fragile terrain.

Environment Features

Sustainability and Profit Go Hand in Hand

RFID helps companies preserve the environment and boost the bottom line.

Environment Editor's Notes

Recognizing Kevin Ashton's Contributions to RFID Journal

The co-founder of the MIT Auto-ID Center and soon-to-be author wrote a column for 10 years that added greatly to the world's understanding of RFID's role in business and society.

Environment Expert Views

What Else Can You Do With an RFID Fashion Label?

Don't use RFID just for logistics and inventory management. Here are a few ways in which retailers can employ the technology to provide new services to their customers.

Environment Best Practices

Thinking Inside the Box

A new era of smart packaging—embedding RFID in boxes—is on the horizon. But first, technical challenges and cost concerns need to be overcome.

    Environment Videos

    Environment White Papers

    • New ZigBee PRO Feature: Green Power
      Published February 2013
      In this white paper, the ZigBee Alliance outlines the basics of ZigBee technology, sensor control networks, battery-free communication, efficient energy usage, energy harvesting and more. The report explains the new Green Power feature included in the ZigBee PRO 2012 specification, which facilitates the deployment of wireless sensors in large areas, such as shopping malls, hospitals and parking garages, in which thousands of devices would otherwise need to be powered by batteries, thereby substantially reducing building maintenance tasks, while remaining environmentally friendly. (9 pages)
    • How to Design a Low-Power Wireless Sensor Network
      Published August 2009
      GreenPeak's Wim de Kimpe discusses a "green" approach to wireless networks, using no network cables or power lines, and requiring little or no maintenance over the life of a device, for use in machine-to-machine networks, as well as for industrial, control, health, security and other applications. (4 pages)
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