- Mobile RFID Device for Shoppers Boosts Store Sales
A Utah supermarket retailer uses The Giving Cart system to gain insight into consumer behavior, as well as provide shoppers with coupons, prizes and promotional material as they traverse the store's aisles.
- 3M Upgrades Dynatel Locators
The company reports its 2500 series can identify pipes, cables and RFID markers buried more deeply in the ground, and better map out their locations.
- RFID Journal Adds New Video Library
The new feature, available on RFID Journal's Web site, lets visitors view recorded presentations from LIVE! events, as well as educational videos about radio frequency identification.
- RFID Journal to Hold Canadian Virtual Event
The company will host a virtual event in place of its planned RFID Journal LIVE! Canada conference.
- RFID Journal Acquires RFID Update
RFID Journal announced today that it has purchased RFID Update, a popular Web site and daily e-mail newsletter devoted to radio frequency identification.
- Michigan Students to Develop RFID-enabled Robotic Guide Dog
After developing an RFID-enabled cane, Central Michigan University students hope to use what they've learned to create a robot that can read EPC Gen 2 tags to guide the blind.
- Web Portal Offers NFC-enabled Media on Demand
The TagAge Web site, created by Hansaprint and UPM Raflatac, lets businesses and consumers design and order their own printed and encoded NFC-enabled labels, cards and posters.
- Deaf Children Learn to Sign By Toying With RFID
Southeastern University researchers developed a system that uses RFID-tagged toys to teach American Sign Language to deaf preschoolers.
- RFID Stops a Snowmobile in Its Tracks
The device turns off the vehicle's ignition switch, preventing a serious accident should the driver fall off while riding.
- RFID Advances Video Game Development
Ultra-wideband technology will enable game developers to capture real-time motion from multiple actors; future applications include health care.
- Hong Kong Center Aims to Put China at the Forefront of RFID Growth
The LSCM currently provides support to approximately 30 RFID projects involving more than 100 businesses and local universities.
- Aquarium Puts RFID on Its Ocean Floor
Shedd Aquarium uses RFID-tagged ocean-floor objects, along with a remote-controlled claw with an RFID interrogator, to help children identify shells and rocks.
- Global Postal Monitoring System Goes Live
The system, initiated by the Universal Postal Union, uses EPC Gen 2 RFID technology to measure delivery times for letters sent to and from 21 countries.
- RFID Goes to the Dogs
A Texas canine day-care center uses passive EPC Gen 2 tags to track when animals arrive and leave, enabling automatic billing and quicker entrance to the facility.
- RFID Journal Introduces Virtual Events
The online seminars will provide a more robust program than traditional webinars, with end-user speakers and technology providers participating in each event.