- Manure-Processing Equipment Maker Employs NFC
Nutrient Control Systems is adopting NFC RFID technology to make it easier for farmers and its other customers to access information about its products.
- RFID News Roundup
Avery Dennison intros new RAIN RFID inlay for apparel industry ••• Impinj stock climbs 26 percent on first day of trading ••• Omni-ID releases slimmer printable on-metal UHF label ••• Bluvision integrates sensor-enabled manufacturing solutions with Siemens technology ••• A.C.C. Systems announces multiprotocol UHF RFID reader.
- RFID Journal to Hold 12th Annual LIVE! Europe Conference in London on Nov. 10
The one-day event will include a conference track focused on the retail and apparel sectors.
- McDonald's, Other Companies Test TAG Sensors' RFID Temperature Loggers
The data logger—in the form of a passive RFID inlay and a battery-powered sensor embedded in an adhesive label—is designed to provide a low-cost method of tracking products' environmental conditions throughout the supply chain.
- Güdel Group's Tire-Tracking System Gains Traction
The HF RFID solution can be used to monitor tire production, as well as to manage the trays used to transport and store uncured tires.
- DOD Sees Tiny RFID Chip as a Way to Verify Electronics
DARPA's SHIELD project, headed by Northrop Grumman, is developing an RFID dielet with a sensor to prove the authenticity and integrity of an integrated circuit or other electronic component.
- RFID Prevents Johnson Controls' Containers from Being Lost
The company recouped its investment in RFID soon after tagging 876,000 reusable containers used to transport car seats and their components, and installing SLS' smartPORTALs at 600 dock doors within 37 facilities.
- RFID News Roundup
IXYS intros cylindrical LF half-duplex read-only RFID tag ••• FlexStr8 launches NFC temperature-logging label ••• AtlasRFIDstore becomes Tageos distribution partner ••• Martin's HQ installs Boon Edam RFID-enabled revolving door ••• U.K.'s Centre for Process Innovation heads up NFC packaging project ••• Northern Apex updates its personnel tracking solution.
- Leaders Representing Retail and Apparel Industries to Discuss RFID's Benefits at RFID Journal LIVE! 2016
Executives from lululemon athletica, Levi Strauss & Co., Macy's, Marks & Spencer, Sport Zone and other companies will share deployment lessons and strategies.
- RFID Locates Press Tools at Auto Parts Factory
Voestalpine Polynorm installed RFID readers and antennas on one of its plant's cranes and tagged 8,000 press tools, enabling the company to prevent production delays.
- RFID Helps Aerospace Factories Manage Small Parts
Supplier City Solutions' system is designed to help workers easily identify which bins require replenishing, thereby ensuring that no parts run out when needed on the production floor.
- Neutraceutical Company to Use eAgile's RFID Solution to Track Its Products
The firm has ordered millions of eSeal bottle enclosures to manage the bottling and shipping of products, with long-term plans to track them throughout the supply chain.
- Dutch Consortium to Track Steel Plates via RuBee Tags
The system, from Visible Assets, will enable Eagle Eye Innovation—a consortium of 30 rental agencies—to track the locations of plates at construction sites.
- RFID Journal Launches Japanese-Language Website
For the first time, daily news about radio frequency identification and its many business and consumer applications will be available to people in Japan in their native language.
- Airbus, Marks & Spencer, Vail Resorts Help Commemorate RFID Journal Awards' 10th Anniversary
The companies will join an end-user panel discussing RFID's past, present and future at RFID Journal's 14th annual LIVE! conference, to be held on May 3-5, in Orlando.