- Australian Museum Exhibit Features Democracy's History Via RFID
The RFID TRAIL solution, from EDM Studio, allows student groups visiting the Museum of Australian Democracy to engage with their own nation's history, with RFID cards and readers built into exhibit screens.
- Researchers Develop Microscopic RFID Chip to Embed in Human Cells
The smallest chip the team has developed so far measures 22 microns (about a fifth the thickness of a human hair), which they plan to test reading with a specialized RFID interrogator.
- ABRFID Award to Recognize Companies and Personality in Brazilian RFID Industry
The first edition of the prize will be given to companies in three vertical categories, as well as in the GS1 EPCglobal category, and as a tribute to a distinguished professional in the radio frequency identification sector.
- Pop-up Experience Brings RFID Solution to Stores
The system, from The Lion'esque Group spinoff Field Test, tracks the movement of customer traffic and enables shoppers to create wish lists of products they see in a temporary environment.
- Expo Visitors Gain Vision of Ray-Ban Products With Smart Table
The interactive table and touch screen employ LF RFID technology to allow users to place a pair of glasses on a pedestal and view content about them, such as videos and images.
- Beacon Technology for the Middle Ages
Portugal's Óbidos Medieval Market featured approximately 50 Bluetooth Low Energy beacons to bring location-based content to visitors of its jousting tournaments, pubs, restaurants and services.
- Facens Improves Its Smart Campus via RFID, Internet of Things
The university is training leaders to solve problems in a collaborative way, and to generate products and services of added value to society.
- Researchers Seek Challenging Sites for Multibeam Antenna Pilot
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits has developed an antenna with four elements and nine different beams fed to those elements that can detect the precise location and direction of tags in challenging environments.
- NYIT, X-wave Innovations Team Up to Develop RFID Technology for NASA
Fang Li, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the New York Institute of Technology, is partnering with the firm to develop an embedded sensor system capable of measuring temperature, pressure and strain levels on various rocket propulsion engine components.
- RFID News Roundup
RFID market to reach $11.2 billion this year, says IDTechEx ••• RFID company Verigenics receives ISO 9001:2015 certification ••• B.O.S. launches RFID system for tracking inventory at produce packing house ••• ZKAccess releases multi-biometric RFID-based access-control device ••• Mobile Experts predicts asset-tracking IoT device market to triple by 2022.
- Audio Chip Leverages NFC, BLE for IoT-Enabled Speakers
Manufacturers of speakers and other devices are building NFC-enabled products to allow automated Wi-Fi connections or Bluetooth pairing, and are employing BLE mesh functionality to use the devices as part of an Internet of Things network in a user's home or other facility.
- RFID Journal's Mark Roberti to Present Retail Omnichannel Strategies at Latam Retail Show
The company's founder and editor will speak on Aug. 30 about how radio frequency identification can benefit the retail sector.
- NXP Identifies Top Global Trends in RFID for Retail
Here are the major trends in radio frequency identification for the retail market, according to NXP Semiconductors.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra Technologies intros two industrial RFID printers ••• Thyngs, Cellotape Smart Products partner on NFC-enabled marketing ••• Mist announces channel program for wireless managed service providers ••• Tottenham Hotspur Football Club teams up with HP Enterprise on new stadium using IoT technology ••• Silicon Labs unveils software, hardware supporting new Bluetooth mesh specification ••• SURE Universal offers software-defined IoT platform based on OCF standard.
- New UHF RFID Tag Can Be Read On and Around Metal
Securitag Assembly Group's Overmolded Uni Metal Tag is designed to bring on-metal reading to users that had been unable to make RFID technology work in the past.