- Vector Aerospace Tracks Engine Maintenance via EPC RFID
At its Canadian facility, Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic is using a solution from IDBlue to gain visibility of aircraft engine components as they pass through different departments for repair.
- Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Defense
At this premiere conference, being held on Nov. 30, at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City-National Airport, in Arlington, Va., end users and RFID experts will explain the benefits of using RFID technology in the defense industry.
- BLG Logistics Hopes to Save Labor and Fuel by Tagging Rolltrailers
The worldwide logistics company is deploying a pilot system involving EPC Gen 2 RFID and GPS technologies to track the trailers' locations at a seaport terminal in Bremerhaven, Germany.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2011
The RFID industry's biggest event, to be held on Apr. 12-14, in Orlando, Fla., will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.
- Lithuanian Manufacturer Tracks IKEA-bound Furniture
SC Freda is attaching EPC Gen 2 tags to each item it makes, and monitoring the status of its products as they move into storage and onto trucks, thereby improving efficiency in warehouse management, shipping and production.
- Major Retailers, Industry Groups Launch Item-Level RFID Guidelines Initiative
VICS, GS1 Canada and GS1 US, as well as retailers, goods manufacturers and other retail associations, have teamed up to create the Item Level RFID Initiative, in order to provide recommendations for EPC tagging on the item level, to be used by retailers and their suppliers.
- Trimble Acquires ThingMagic
The provider of positioning and tracking solutions will incorporate ThingMagic's EPC RFID technology into its own products for the construction and mobile services sectors, while ThingMagic will also continue to operate as an RFID reader and solutions provider, as a Trimble division.
- Motorola Solutions Announced as Cornerstone Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2011
The company will be the cornerstone sponsor for RFID Journal's ninth major annual conference and exhibition, to be held on Apr. 12-14 in, Orlando, Fla.
- Fly London Uses RFID to Manage Inventory, and Take Customers Around the World
At a retail store in Lisbon, Portugal, the company is avoiding out-of-stocks and sending shoppers on a virtual trip to London, New York and Tokyo, with the help of EPC RFID tags and readers.
- RFID Boosts Store Turnover by Nearly 10 Percent in Italian Pilot
A study conducted by the University of Parma's RFID Lab, working with a retailer, apparel suppliers and logistics providers in Italy, reveals significant benefits throughout the supply chain.
- Sales of EPC RFID Tags, ICs Reach Record Levels
A surge in item-level tagging by apparel retailers has meant a banner year for RFID tag and chip vendors such as Impinj and Alien Technology.
- RFID Journal Issues Call for Submission for Awards, Adds New Category
The company is accepting entries for the 2011 RFID Journal Awards, including a new award for best use of RFID to protect the environment, improve recycling or enhance sustainability.
- Automotive Groups Agree on RFID Guidelines for RTIs
The multinational Joint Automotive Industry Forum is about to release a set of requirements and recommendations for implementing RFID technology to track returnable transport items—the reusable containers used by that sector.
- Glass-Fiber Cord Maker Extends RFID's Benefits to Its Customers
NGF Europe is writing RFID data on tags attached to the spools of glass-fiber cord that it makes, allowing the company to track production, and enabling its automotive customers to access product information encoded to the tags.
- High Demand Keeps Tag Prices Steady
An ODIN report finds that the price of UHF passive RFID tags has remained static due to a high growth in demand—and that's good news, according to the study's authors.