- ID Integration, InfinID Offer Active RFID System for Aerospace and Government Sectors
The technology is being tested by two aerospace companies to track the movements of work-in-progress or tools, by forwarding read data across a mesh network to a single gateway reader.
- Bluetooth Beacons Help Palm Beach Aggregates to Reduce Errors
The Florida company is using TACinsight's solution to identify each truck before it is filled with sand, gravel or other material, thereby preventing errors during the loading process.
- Pyhäsalmi Mine Will Expand RFID System to Boost Safety
The Finnish mine is already using RFID to identify which trucks are onsite and which personnel are in the mines, and it plans to track detonators as well.
- Uniqarta Seeks to Commercialize Solution for Embedding Ultrathin RFID Chips in Paper
The startup says its process is less cumbersome and expensive than other alternatives, and that it is working with a paper manufacturer on a prototype of its first-generation process.
- GS1 US Survey Finds Strong RFID Adoption
The results, released this week, found that 78 percent of retailers received at least some RFID-tagged merchandise (primarily apparel and footwear), with those retailers receiving, on average, 47 percent of those goods with EPC UHF RFID inlays.
- RFID News Roundup
Trimble's RFID-enabled CrewSight automates personnel management on construction sites ••• FinnCode brings NFC-enabled added-value to Italian luxury shoes, bags ••• Ams, STMicroelectronics launch secure NFC mobile-payment solution ••• Estimote adds beacon-sharing to its Cloud platform ••• Mayo Clinic, Gentag partner to develop wireless sensors to treat obesity, diabetes.
- Airbus Enters New Phase of RFID Usage, Digitalization
The aircraft manufacturer is asking suppliers to tag all traceable items, and is increasing the RFID expertise of its staff to support the technology's deployment across the supply chain.
- Smartrac's New Passive Sensor DogBone Transmits Moisture Levels
The company has begun shipping the UHF tag to systems integrators to begin proof-of-concepts and the development of applications in the manufacturing, health-care and agriculture sectors.
- Porsche Uses RFID to Track Prototype Testing, Improve Security
The car manufacturer is tracking which components are installed in its prototype vehicles, and is monitoring the cars' locations to reduce their chances of being seen by unauthorized parties.
- RFID Opens the Door to Automation at Pandoor
The Israeli door manufacturer is affixing passive UHF tags to the wood planks it uses to make its products, employing RFID data to instruct the automatic manufacturing process.
- Engineering Firm Ludwig Pfeiffer Uses RFID to Keep Track of Tools, Workers
The German company says that its HF system from Reutemann.net and Panmobil has simplified the records-keeping processes for 6,000 pieces of equipment used on construction sites across Europe.
- Audi Launches RFID Deployment for Tracking Assembled Vehicles Worldwide
The carmaker has already installed the system at its Hungarian facility, enabling management to view where each car is in the finishing, storage and shipping processes, and reducing labor for drivers who locate and transport the vehicles.
- Siemens Starts Shipping New Readers for Industries, Logistics
The UHF RFID readers, including a low-cost model, are designed to be easily installed and operated by automatically adjusting their RF power and internal algorithms to filter stray reads.
- 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.