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  • RFID Watches Over School Kids in Japan

    A group of children in Yokohama City wears active tags to keep them safe on their way to and from school.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Dow joins EPCglobal; Gartner says RFID to grow to $3 billion in 2010; Zebra announces Gen 2 firmware availability; Symbol, Vue developing item-level tracking solutions; RFID in China: uneven growth; Gen 2 start kits from Avery Dennison Printer Systems; ToP Shop selling Rafsec, other RFID goods; NCR partnership targets Mediterranean market; Inside Contactless raises €9 million.

  • Papermaker Works on Brand Authentication

    Finnish packaging specialist Stora Enso is preparing a new software application using RFID to help companies track products and deter counterfeiting.

  • RFID News Roundup

    ABI report says UHF chipsets may lower reader prices; costs stymieing RFID in European supply chains; Avery Dennison RFID names 17 qualified converters; AeroScout, Alanco team up on Wi-Fi tracking; HID, INSIDE partnering on access control apps; New Zealand passports carrying Philips chips; South Korea approves use of Savi 433.92 MHz systems; AIM Global unveils RFID Emblem.

  • Smart Soccer Ball Misses Its Goal

    Soccer’s international governing body has canceled plans to use an RFID-enabled scoring system at the 2006 FIFA World Cup international soccer tournament.

  • An RFID Cure for the Checked Bag Blues?

    Secure Tag, a Toronto-based startup, has developed an RFID device it says could be used to both identify and secure airline passenger baggage.

  • Loggers Use Tags to Track Trucks, Timber

    Papermakers and sawmills deploy RFID systems in forests to facilitate the loading, weighing and unloading of logging trucks.

  • RFID Tracks Tires at NASCAR

    Goodyear used handheld interrogators and embedded tags to keep track of leased racecar tires.

  • RFID Helps Gamers Break Out of Jail

    An interactive game in Madrid uses radio frequency identification to track players as they try to escape from a simulated futuristic high-security jail.

  • Paris Transit to Test Phones as Fare Cards

    The city's public transportation authority will carry out a trial enabling Paris subway and bus riders to use RFID-enabled cell phones as contactless transit cards.

  • U.S. Bill Includes RFID Provision for Pets

    Pet care providers hope an open platform will allow readers to identify any RFID tag embedded in a pet, leading to wider adoption of pet-tagging.

  • RFID News Roundup

    VeriChip announces IPO; RFID consortium to hold open workshop; Nordic ID rolls out UHF handheld for Europe; RFID maturing rapidly, says report; firms partner on retail RFID solutions; do-it-yourselfers devise tag killer.

  • Tags for CDs Get a Boost

    A maker of RFID products for libraries develops tag technology to ensure smart labels on CDs and DVDs are successfully read 100 percent of the time.

  • 'Growing' Low-Cost RFID Antennas

    Coates Screen and QinetiQ of the United Kingdom are teaming up to offer RFID tag makers the ability to "grow" low-cost metal antennas.

  • Nokia Unveils RFID Phone Reader

    The world's largest provider of cell phones is offering a kit that will enable workers to scan tags remotely and transmit data via their cell phones.

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