- Chinese Company Announces Plans to Invest in Alien Technology
Century is among five firms that sell RFID products and are forming a joint venture for purpose of purchasing a percentage of the U.S. RFID company.
- Round Rock Completes Licensing Deals With Majority of RFID Vendors
The licensing firm says it now has agreements with at least 90 percent of all EPC tag suppliers to the U.S. market, and will focus its future efforts on educating RFID suppliers and end users, to ensure the patents are honored.
- RFID Helps Make Marriage Special
A Taiwanese wedding services provider not only tracks the garments it rents out via EPC tags, but also offers RFID-enabled invitations that guests can use to find their seats and play games.
- Honeywell Aerospace Tags Parts for Airbus
The company is writing to high-memory tags on two parts destined for Airbus from three of its manufacturing facilities, with plans to tag additional components by the end of the year.
- RFID News Roundup
U.K. retailer John Lewis trials ZBD's electronic signs, displays; Novadis unveils rubber-encased UHF tag for harsh environments; RF Technologies consolidates product offerings; Danish agency seeks tenders for auto-ID and tracking in hospitals; MasterCard announces contactless-payments gains in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 to Feature Retail Apparel Demonstrations in Exhibit Hall
The University of Arkansas' RFID Research Center will show how retailers and suppliers can benefit from RFID applications.
- SML Group Announces New Tags, Production Center
The Hong Kong-based company has opened a new facility in North Carolina, and has released three new EPC RFID inlays designed for fast encoding and read sensitivity.
- RFID Helps NOCSAE Study Youth Football Helmets
The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment employed EPC Gen 2 passive tags and readers to track the headgear retrieved from youth football groups, in order to carry out tests.
- Trivilita Installs RFID to Better Manage Bedroom Furnishings
The Lithuanian company, an IKEA supplier, has improved efficiency and reduced shipping errors by using passive EPC tags to track goods.
- U.K. Startup Company Launches "Wide-Area" EPC RFID Prototype System
PervasID claims its technology can cover up to a 400-square-meter area, providing near 100 percent read rate, by means of a single EPC Gen 2 UHF reader.
- R-pac Offers Small EPC UHF Label With Long Range Read
Macy's, JC Penney and other major retailers have already tested the new labels, made with Smartrac's new WebLite inlay.
- RFID-based Automotive Network Project Achieves Its Goals
Some project partners, including Bosch, plan to take the results of the RAN project into the operational phase.
- Bereket Doner Tracks Its Meat Products Via RFID
The Turkish company is using EPC Gen 2 RFID technology to track goods as they are loaded onto pallets and weighed prior to shipping, while also ensuring against theft by reading tags passing through doorways.
- Minho University's Social Services Department Tags Its Assets
SASUM is using handheld RFID readers and passive EPC Gen 2 tags to track and store data regarding the conditions and locations of 20,000 pieces of furniture, computers and other items.
- Tagit-EAS, Truecount Work on Circumvention Resistant RFID Tag
The two companies plan to release the multifunction tag—which combines EPC RFID with EM-based electronic article surveillance—by mid-January, as well as software to manage data collected by both technologies.