- Retailers Test ByteLight's Light-Based Indoor Positioning Technology
The system modulates the light emitted by an LED fixture, and includes an app that enables a mobile phone to determine its location based on the light signals received by its camera.
- Bechtel Added to Keynote Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2014
Edward Koch, Bechtel's automation specialist, will explain how RFID helps the global engineering company reduce costs and improve efficiencies at the construction sites of three mega-sized industrial projects.
- RFID News Roundup
Global apparel retailer implements Checkpoint Systems' RFID for item-level source tagging, inventory and security; Casino Rama installs InvoTech's RFID uniform system, reduces labor by 15 hours daily; Mobiquity warns that security gaps exist in enterprise Bluetooth beacon deployments; laser surgical device manufacturer selects LogiTag's RFID technology; EyeSpy Toys' new system for Nerf blasters puts RFID on target for multi-player battles; New Jersey Institute of Technology team to develop sensor network for flagging infrastructural damage; Major League Baseball installs Bluetooth beacons at two California stadiums.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 to Feature IEEE Co-located Event
For the seventh year in row, LIVE! will host the premier event for sharing timely research results in all areas of RFID technologies and their applications.
- Paparazzi Pass Lets Ski Resort Visitors Take Slope-Side Selfies
The solution includes Bluetooth beacons and software provided by SimplyRFID, and an app from DejaView Concepts that lets people capture and then view action videos taken of them.
- RFID News Roundup
HID Global intros 'smallest high-frequency direct-bonding technology'; InvoTech, T-Y Group provide tagged-linen system to Miami's Grand Beach Hotel Surfside; Thinfilm acquires Kovio, opens Silicon Valley NFC Innovation Center; Delage protects luxury leather-goods brand via Selinko's NFC solution; Spanish transport company implements NFC ticketing system from Aditium; Phone Halo unveils BLE-enabled tag, app for tracking personal items.
- LIVE! 2014 to Feature Keynote Presentations from Airbus and the Veterans Health Administration
RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition will be held on Apr. 8-10 in Orlando, Fla.
- SML Group Adding New RFID Test Centers, Tag Manufacturing Capacity
The company will expand its RFID tag development capabilities and tag manufacturing capacity in Europe, the United States and Asia, as it predicts strong growth in item-level tagging for food, jewelry, cosmetics and garments.
- RFID News Roundup
Xterprise announces new pricing model for item-level RFID tagging; inventory accuracy, reduced out-of-stocks and increased on-floor availability drive retail RFID adoption, according to report; RFID Canada unveils new family of dual-technology RFID scanners; DAP Technologies launches LTE-enabled ultra-rugged tablet with QWERTY keyboard, RFID; Thinaire launches BLE beacon solution for mobile marketing; Checkpoint Systems and RGIS collaborate on retail RFID implementations; Accenture consumer survey reveals market opportunities in wearable technologies.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 to Feature Eight Industry-Specific Preconference Seminars
The company's 12th annual conference and exhibition will include preconference seminars and workshops focused on RFID's use in various industries.
- Call for Entries for Eighth Annual RFID Journal Awards
RFID Journal is now accepting submissions. The winners will be announced at LIVE! 2014, in April.
- RFID Takes the Strain Out of Testing Minnesota's Roadbeds
The state's transportation department is using passive EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID tags to help it better identify the exact locations of the buried sensors it employs to test various road-construction materials and processes.
- Boston Ad Agency Experiments With RFID-enabled Marketing Strategies
In one example, Allen & Gerritsen married RFID, Instagram and tic-tac-toe, as a team-building exercise for its staff and a demo for its clients.
- RFID Brings Canoe Competition to Spectators
LearningWell's ViewLaps solution was used during this year's Canoe Marathon World Championships to track competitors' progress and trigger live videos.
- Motorola Solutions to Be Cornerstone and Registration Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2014
As in years past, the RFID technology provider will be a major sponsor of RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition, to be held in Orlando.