- RFID Journal to Host Its Ninth Annual RFID Journal Awards
Submissions are now being accepted, with winners to be announced in April at RFID Journal LIVE! 2015.
- RFID News Roundup
Ecom instruments intros UHF reader for intrinsically safe iroc-Ci70 handheld computer ••• FineLine's SolidTag service offers fashion RFID hangtags, labels in low volumes ••• Proventix RFID data helps researchers discover hand-washing compliance patterns ••• Protavic Releases RFID-GO, a matched system of adhesives and inks for tag manufacturers ••• TI RFID readers on rovers prove to be less stressful to penguins ••• LogiTag releases mobile app for hospital inventory management, charge capture.
- NXP Seeks to Drive NFC Phone App Use in Cars
The semiconductor company says its new controller is the first in a portfolio of products aimed at helping app developers and automakers bring NFC-activated features and functions to the automotive market.
- Volkswagen Group's Uruguayan Importer Improves Efficiency Through RFID
The company is already using passive UHF tags to track tools, and expects sometime next year to begin tagging the Audi and Volkswagen cars it sells and maintains.
- Deere-Hitachi Excavator Factory Improves Work-in-Progress
The company has deployed AeroScout RFID tags and exciters to identify when an excavator passes from one work station to the next, or is pulled off the assembly line.
- Hong Kong Electroplating Company Speeds Up Production With RFID
Jing Mei Industrial is using passive UHF tags and readers to better track workflow.
- Aerospace Manufacturer Reduces Waste via RFID-based Material Asset Tracker
Plataine says its solution can optimize production in a variety of industries, including furniture and apparel.
- Daher Aerospace Expands RFID Usage Throughout Supply Chain
The U.K.-based aerospace manufacturing and logistical services company and its customers are using passive UHF tags and readers to track its containers' location and status.
- Northwest Masonry Company Expects Rock-Solid Benefits From RFID
Mutual Materials is gaining efficiency via an RFID-based solution from Zonar to track the movements, inspections and performance of 43 vehicles in four states and Canada.
- Stanley Black & Decker Boosts Efficiency Via RFID
An active RFID system from AeroScout has improved product throughput and labor efficiency, while reducing the quantity of inventory stored onsite for the replenishment of assembly lines at a manufacturing plant in Reynosa, Mexico.
- 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.
- Vale, Veiling Holambra, Brazil's Army and Petrobras to Speak at LIVE! Brasil
RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how organizations across that nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
- RFID Speeds Police Vehicles Through Assembly
Troy Design and Manufacture is expanding an EPC UHF RFID system to track the movements of Ford vehicles through 10 or more procedures that modify the cars for use by police forces.
- RFID Is the Cure for San Francisco Construction Project
Shimmick Construction has deployed an active UHF system, provided by Wake, Inc., that captures the temperature of concrete as it hardens after being poured.
- DecaWave Intros Ultra-wideband Active RFID Module
The company says its DWM1000 module can be used to make low-cost tags, supporting real-time location systems that can pinpoint a tag's location within 10 centimeters at a distance of 100 meters or more.