- Scottish Hospital Expanding Hybrid Active and Passive RFID System
National Health Service Forth Valley Royal has measured a savings of $456,000, based on a reduction of its inventory following a deployment of RFID to track its assets' locations in real time, as well as how they were used historically.
- RFID-enabled Pocket Sorter System Delivers Millions of Goods at DCs
SSI Schaefer's new SSI Carrier solution is already in use by several large distribution centers around the world to receive, store and distribute hundreds of thousands of goods each day at a single site.
- European Hotels Deploying RFID-enabled App for Linen Management
The Acuity Connect app, used with handheld RFID readers, enables hotels or other linen-using companies to leverage the tags on their towels, bedding or uniforms to track inventory at their facilities.
- 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.
- Bauarte Invests in Visibility, Customer Experience
For receipt, sale and transfer, all merchandise at the Brazilian company has been tagged with RFID, providing control and traceability of inventory counts.
- RFID News Roundup
Nordson EFD intros dispensing paste for RFID bonding applications ••• Q-Track launches forklift collision avoidance system ••• RURO announces update to Limfinity framework ••• NEPS enters legal cannabis labeling market with RFID system ••• HID Global acquires Arjo Systems to expand its government ID business ••• DENSO releases pocket-size RFID-based scanner ••• NXP Semiconductors, Widex unveil BLE audio-streaming hearing aids.
- Hospital Pilots New Bluetooth Low Energy System from GE Healthcare, Zebra Technologies
The technology companies have launched Encompass—a BLE solution consisting of cloud-based software, fixed and mobile beacon receivers, and beacon tags for assets, personnel or patients—to boost efficiency at less than half the cost of typical RTLS solutions.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal's 13th Annual European Event
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe, to be held on Nov. 16 in London (with a day of certification training on Nov. 15), will focus on the benefits of employing RFID to improve business operations across Europe.
- New App from RedBite Makes RFID Deployments Lower in Cost
By the end of this month, the company reports that its itemit app for Android and iOS devices will enable smartphone users to monitor assets via RFID for about $200 annually, plus the price of a Bluetooth-enabled reader.
- Brazilian Retailer Lez a Lez Improves Inventory-Counting Process
The store, located in Asuncion, Paraguay, adopted RFID technology for merchandise receiving, inventory management and sales.
- Cycle Shop Speeds Up Service With RFID Technology
Bike Lane, in Shenandoah, Texas, is expanding an RFID system from PTS Mobile that locates bicycles in its storeroom, to include repairs and the tracking of tools to accomplish those repairs.
- RFID News Roundup
Weir Oil & Gas launches mobile iron asset management solution ••• Elatec intros new development board for RFID modules ••• Datamars Textile ID, Impinj form strategic partnership in RAIN RFID laundry market ••• Murata acquires ID-Solutions ••• Toshiba announces new ICs for BLE smart devices ••• Tyco Retail Solutions joins GS1 Alliance Partner Program ••• Atlas RFID Solutions wins 2017 President's "E" Award.
- Loewe Pilots Real-time Location System for Luxury Apparel, Accessories
The IoT solution from CXignited enables the Spanish fashion brand to automatically manage inventory, enabling associates to provide fast access to the latest collection of products.
- Auto Manufacturer Deploys Cyborg RFID-Reading Car, RFID Gates
The technology that Honda Manufacturing uses at its Indiana plant enables the company to track each assembled vehicle, thereby reducing labor and storage costs.
- Retailer, Tobacco Brand Each Track Shelf Availability via RFID
The system, from NeWave, incorporates RFID tags on shelf pushers, as well as readers installed with the shelves to identify each pusher's position, and thus the quantity of product at that shelf location, thereby preventing out-of-stocks and helping to thwart shoplifting.