- Turck Releases Small, Low-Cost, Short-Range UHF Reader for Industrial Use
The Q120, with a 3-meter read range, is sized to fit into a small alcove or other location where it is less likely to be damaged in a manufacturing environment.
- B/E Aerospace Proceeds With Global Plan for RFID
The aircraft parts manufacturer has signed an agreement to use Tego's tags and services to enable its cabin interior products to be tracked in-house, as well as by Airbus and other customers.
- HP's RFID Center of Excellence to Market Cloud-based Rotating RFID Portal
The center is preparing to offer the portal—featuring an RFID reader that revolves around a pallet loaded with tagged items—to companies in Brazil and worldwide.
- Omni-ID's View 10 Device Aims to Replace Paperwork at Detroit Diesel, Other Factories
The View 10 includes passive and active RFID, Wi-Fi and IR technologies, a 10.1-inch screen and enough memory to store and display more than 160 pages of info that workers can view automatically at their assembly stations.
- Hanmi IT Markets Item-Level RFID Tracking Software, New Readers
The software, designed by Hanmi Pharmaceutical's IT division, is being piloted by Korean government agencies, while a future installation by a pharmaceutical company is in the works to manage products from factory to drug store.
- Alien Intros Wonder Dog Tag for Challenging Environments, SIT H4 for Small Items
The Wonder Dog operates well around metal and liquids, while the SIT H4 is tiny enough for jewelry and medicine. Both are made with the Higgs 4 chip.
- Asahi Glass Co. Tracks Documents via Smart Shelves
The Japanese company is using Cell Form RFID antennas to know the locations of 6,000 files, and when a particular document was removed, thereby reducing labor hours and the risk of a misplaced document.
- Canadian Oil and Gas Company to Monitor Evacuations via RFID
At a construction site in Newfoundland, the firm will be able to automatically identify the locations of thousands of workers during emergencies, by means of active RFID tags attached to hardhats.
- Unipart Logistics Tests Active RFID for Automotive Customer
The U.K. company is using a system from RF Code to track when each of its five trucks are loaded with assembled parts, and when they leave its facility for delivery to a car manufacturing client.
- Record Number of New Products to Be Showcased in RFID Journal LIVE! Exhibit Hall
RFID innovations designed to address the needs of companies in virtually all industries will be on display during the conference, which will be held on Apr. 8-10, in Orlando, Fla.
- Red Ledge Brings RFID to Food, Textile, Automotive Industries
Having successfully deployed automation solutions for a variety of manufacturing companies, the British firm is supporting a new trial project using RFID to track goods in transit.
- Finalists Unveiled for Eighth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held in Orlando, Fla., on Apr. 8-10.
- Bechtel Added to Keynote Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2014
Edward Koch, Bechtel's automation specialist, will explain how RFID helps the global engineering company reduce costs and improve efficiencies at the construction sites of three mega-sized industrial projects.
- Spanish Startup Focuses on Passive RFID Sensors for Manufacturing and Other Industries
Farsens is offering a wide range of batteryless sensor tags—designed to measure such things as humidity, temperature, magnetic field, pressure or physical orientation—that are powered and accessed by ordinary UHF RFID readers.
- Folding-Carton Manufacturer Gains Visibility With RFID
The system enables Accord Carton to view pallets loaded with its products as they move through automated robotic processes of packing, sizing, storage and order fulfillment.