- Trumpf Adds RFID to Its Laser Cutting Machines
To make it easier to know if a machine's lens is being properly used and maintained, the company is embedding an RFID tag in its lenses, as well as installing a reader in its cutting heads.
- HP, Volkswagen to Speak at RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil
RFID Journal's second Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
- CribMaster Adds RTLS Functionality to Its Tool-Tracking Solutions
The Live Tracking module enables users of CribMaster's storage cabinets to identify the real-time location of assets and personnel, via AeroScout's Wi-Fi tags and software.
- Breast-Implant Maker Markets RFID-enabled Products, Services
A physician will be able to read the embedded tag of a patient's implant, in order to identify the model, size and other details about that implant.
- HP, Veiling Holambra, Duratex, TEVEC Metodologias to Speak at LIVE! Brasil
RFID Journal's second Brazilian event will include presentations describing how a major flower wholesaler and a manufacturer of bathroom fixtures are benefiting from RFID technologies.
- Pearl Company Creates Authentication Solution
Fukui Shell Nucleus Factory has developed a method of bonding a tiny RFID tag to a cultured pearl's nucleus, which can then be implanted into an oyster to create a gem with its own built-in unique identifier.
- RFID Tracks Cheese Production at Tnuva's Factories
A solution provided by LogiTag has helped boost efficiency and reduce errors at two plants, and the Israeli dairy products company now intends to expand the system's use.
- Bag Maker Adopts RFID Solution to Prevent Counterfeits, Gray Market
Bagjack is using Serfides' authentication software to track high-end messenger bags shipped from its German manufacturing site and, eventually, within a store.
- Motorcycle Company Tracks Visitors Via RFID
India's TVS Motor Co. has installed active tags and readers to monitor the locations of guests as they move throughout the 250-acre compound, thereby preventing security breaches.
- Confidex Releases Printable, Flexible On-Metal RFID Label
Silverline, a passive Gen 2 EPC UHF self-adhesive label able to be attached to curved surfaces, is being tested by potential customers after gaining a nod from four RFID printer-encoder suppliers.
- Crane Aerospace and Electronics' RFID-Based Tire Pressure Sensor Simplifies Aircraft Maintenance
The company's passive RFID SmartStem system is being used by some aircraft operators, and at least one other plane manufacturer is urging Crane to obtain FAA certification so that the gauges can be provided on its aircraft.
- Volvo Workers Use Arm-mounted RFID Readers to Identify Heavy Equipment
At the company's powertrain factory, workers wearing thumb covers with RFID antennas can hear an audio voice recording describing an item and its appropriate location each time they pick it up.
- Tablet App Enables RFID Tracking of Aircraft Safety Equipment
MAINtag will commercially release its FLYcheck solution next month for use in aircraft cabins, and its dual-memory chips are now being deployed in EAM Worldwide vests destined for Airbus' A320 planes.
- RFID Chip Maker Uses RFID to Boost Efficiency, On-Time Delivery
TowerJazz has installed AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based RTLS technology to monitor silicon wafers as they move through workstations at its California plant.
- Tire Manufacturers Roll Forward With RFID
Kumho has begun applying tags to all of its Korean-made tires, while Michelin says it is opening up some of its 40 RFID-related patents, in order to accelerate the use of RFID by the tire industry.