- 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.
- Aston Martin to Present Keynote Session at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2014
The event, to be held on Oct. 23, in London, England, will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
- Mühlbauer Unveils Machines that Print Tag Antennas, Attach Chips, 'Personalize' Labels
The new machines, the company reports, are designed to meet the market's needs for quality inlay production, as well as speed, scalability, flexibility and cost-savings.
- RFID News Roundup
Confidex launches new Survivor UHF RFID tags, including battery-assisted version; ABR Industries announces new RFID antenna cables and Atlas RFID Store as new distributor; RFID helps researchers understand monkey behavior; Entigral, ID Integration partner on RFID solutions for aerospace, government and manufacturing; Radius Networks and EM Bluetooth beacons go on scavenger hunts; Gimbal and YinzCam partner to 'enhance in-venue experiences' for sports fans; Identiv launches Channel Alliance Network program.
- RFID Journal Unveils Agenda for RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction Conference
Speakers at the event, to be held in Australia on Aug. 12-13, will include executives from Woodside Energy and Bechtel.
- Swedish Men's Shirts Provide Off-the-Cuff Info
Four Levent has begun manufacturing and marketing men's dress shirts with sewn-in NFC RFID tags, enabling users to write data such as business card information that others can retrieve via a smartphone.
- Applied Materials Inc. Tracks Assets, Protects Intellectual Property
The company is using passive RFID to track assets and tools at its California Metal Deposition laboratory, and a Wi-Fi-based RTLS to capture the locations of high-value items in real time.
- Middle Eastern Aircraft Services Company Gains Efficiency With RFID
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies is using passive UHF tags to track the components it services, thanks to a solution it developed with help from Airbus.
- RFID Improves Efficiency and Transparency at Rehau's Bumper Factory
The German auto parts manufacturer is tracking its work-in-progress at eight plants worldwide, ensuring the automotive bumpers it produces are accurately made to order.
- Carlsberg UK Expands RFID Keg-Tracking System
The beer and cider brewer expects to tag a total of 600,000 kegs, using RFID to create a record of which empty kegs are onsite, which have been filled and shipped, and how long they remain at a customer's site.