- Cisco Sees RFID Maturity at the IoT's Core
The company's Brazilian branch sees identification via RFID tags being increasingly integrated with the Internet of Things.
- HitchHike Tag Bums a Ride from Wi-Fi Access Points
A system being developed by Stanford University researchers could enable a low-cost Wi-Fi tag to receive transmissions from access points, and to use the energy of those transmissions to send its own unique signal to a laptop or mobile device.
- Utility Company Uses RFID to Identify Underground Pipes, Wires
Bravo Environmental has buried approximately 100 InfraMarker tags to help it identity the locations of infrastructure, as well as the work performed at those areas.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2016 to Feature Six Preconference Seminars
This year's topics will include content for the energy and retail sectors and IT professionals, as well as RFID-enabled smart products, and warehouse and inventory management—plus, RFID Journal University.
- Keynote Speakers to Discuss RFID Deployments Underway at Lululemon Athletica, Oracle and Delta Air Lines
RFID Journal's 14th annual event, being held in Orlando on May 3-5, will also feature executives from Vail Resorts, Mark & Spencer and Airbus.
- Brazilian Recycling Plant Uses RFID to Facilitate Reverse Logistics
When discarded computers and printers arrive at its facility, Sinctronics uses RFID readers to identify their component materials so they can be more quickly recycled and incorporated into new IT products.
- Emanate Wireless Develops Self-Charging RTLS Tags that Monitor Hospital Equipment Usage
The startup's tags plug into an electronic device's power cord, report where that device is and whether it is in use, and can offer closer location data via built-in Bluetooth beacon functionality.
- RFID News Roundup
Xterprise rebrands as SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions, plans 2015 announcements ••• ITL acquires majority ownership of Overheer, plans to offer complete RFID solution ••• L-com announces new embedded PCB antennas for OEM applications ••• Asset Vue intros new solutions for data center IT asset management ••• Hotels in Azerbaijan, Slovenia and Mauritius adopt InvoTech's linen-tracking system.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 to Feature Eight Preconference Seminars
New topics in this year's program include RFID-enabled smart products and experiential marketing with RFID.
- InfraMarker Adds GPS, Cloud Services to Manage Buried Assets
The company says the new edition of its RFID-enabled solution will bring underground assets into the Internet of Things.
- Qatar's Public Prosecution Office Cuts File Search Time by 60 Percent
The department's facilities in Doha's West Bay and Al Sadd neighborhoods use passive RFID UHF tags to track more than 100,000 legal files, as well as assets.
- RFID News Roundup
MAINtag, Zebra launch FLYplug RFID printing solution for aircraft parts; Avery Dennison simplifies Round Rock licensing requirements for retailers; scemtec, Smartrac partner on RFID document-tracking system; Qualcomm's Gimbal beacon featured at Tribeca Film Festival; Nordic Usability launches NFC RFID JiffyTags designed for time-tracking; IXYS intros 134.2 kHz passive RFID ICs with built-in temperature sensors.
- Zebra Buys Motorola Solutions' Enterprise Business
With the purchase of a major supplier of fixed and handheld RFID readers, Zebra will now be one of the world's largest providers of RFID hardware, including printers, encoders and readers, as well as software.
- M2M Spectrum Launches Nationwide Wireless Machine-to-Machine Network
The new company intends to deploy its network in 194 cities this year, to enable data from RFID readers and other types of devices to be sent to Internet-based servers without requiring a cellular or Wi-Fi connection.
- Jamison's Miniature Reader Portal Being Trialed by Hospital, University
The Mini-Hawk, a smaller version of Jamison's Hawk, is designed to be a low-cost and easy way to install an EPC Gen 2 reader in a small space.