- Preconference Seminar: RFID in Government
This one-day preconference seminar is designed specifically for municipal, state and federal government agencies looking to understand how they can employ RFID within their operations to reduce costs and to offer better services. The seminar will provide the security and privacy information agencies need to understand before introducing any RFID applications that might affect consumers or businesses.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2009 General Sessions
RFID Journal LIVE! 2009 featured speakers from Charles Voegele Group—the first company to track items from the point of manufacture to the point of sale—as well as American Apparel, Boeing, Continental Automotive, IBM, Motorola, Microsoft and Vail Resorts. Access audio recordings synchronized to the PowerPoint presentations of selected general-session speakers; other presentations are also available in PDF format. And see additional presentations from the 2009 RFID Journal Awards winners.
- RFID Goes to College
Turkey's Sabanci University employs RFID technology to improve services for the students, faculty and administrative staff on its Istanbul campus.
- RFID Transforms Michigan Vending Company
Sterling Services operates self-service convenience stores that replace on-site cafeterias, saving businesses money and satisfying customers.
- Gunning for Change
Sig Sauer, a leading handgun manufacturer, is offering customers the ability to track weapons with a RuBee-based inventory management system.
- Building Defense Products With RFID
Northrop Grumman is deploying and testing RFID technology in a variety of projects to reduce costs, improve safety and increase customer satisfaction.
- Sushi à la RFID
Blue C, a Seattle sushi chain, deployed an RFID system to keep the food that revolves through its restaurants fresh and optimize its operations.
- Wells' Dairy Milks RFID for Benefits
The nation's largest family-owned dairy-products manufacturer not only met Wal-Mart's mandate, but also developed an RFID system to drive improved performance and profits.
- Covering the Bases
It's peanuts, Cracker Jack and sensors, as government researchers test their all-in-one chemical defense system at a California ballpark.
- RFID Chops Timber Costs
Using tags embedded in plastic nails, German forestry company Cambium tracks logs as they move from the forest to the factory.
- NASA Creates Thinking RF Sensors
Low-cost wireless sensor networks developed by NASA can detect environmental changes and take action in response to what they detect. Now RFID is set to make them even more effective.
- RFID Gives Racing a Winning Edge
Using active RFID tags, the Indy Racing League not only times and scores 16 events, it also provides critical data to drivers and race crews, and helps engine, tire and chassis makers develop products.
- RFID Brings Order to the Law
After a national law firm installed an RFID system to track legal files at its Boston location, accuracy in locating files jumped from 35 to 98 percent—saving tens of thousands of dollars in time spent looking for documents.
- Brink's Arms Itself with RFID
To thwart robbers, the world's biggest security transportation company has worked with RFID systems provider EM Microelectronic to develop an innovative RFID-enabled money box that self-destructs.
- RFID Penetrates Oil Wells
Marathon Oil has developed an RFID system that makes "dumb iron" smart. It could save oil companies millions of dollars a year.