- European EPC Competence Center Releases UHF Tag Study
To help companies compare tags and select the RFID transponders best suited to their products and applications, the EECC tested 20 passive EPC UHF tags from six manufacturers.
- Australian Companies Say Pallet-Tracking Project Proves RFID's Mettle
CHEP, P&G, ACCO and other participants used EPC Gen 2 tags to track the delivery and return of wooden pallets, achieving perfect read rates throughout the supply chain.
- Thai Airport Tests RFID to Track Cargo, Streamline Customs
The international airport in Bangkok is employing thousands of reusable passive UHF RFID tags to track all airfreight passing through its cargo terminal.
- Metro Fleshes Out Its RFID Plans
The retailer will install Intermec interrogators at 130 Cash & Carry wholesale stores and Sirit models at 99 Real hypermarkets.
- ODIN Releases RFID Reader Benchmark for Europe
RFID solutions provider ODIN technologies this week released a benchmark of RFID readers designed for deployments in Europe. The benchmark features seven RFID readers compliant with ETSI regulations, each of which was subjected to six scientific tests and three common deployment use cases.
- ODIN Releases First Benchmark of European RFID Readers
The systems integrator tested seven ETSI-compliant RFID interrogators in both lab and real-world tests.
- U.S. Cellular Phone Provider Tests NFC
Cellular South is conducting a two-city trial in which customers can buy goods using RFID-enabled, biometric Kyocera phones.
- RFID Monitors Monitoring Devices
German industrial services and products company F'IS has added RFID technology to its mobile devices used for monitoring machinery.
- Keynote Speaker Announced for RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2007
Gerd Wolfram, leader of METRO Group's RFID effort, will explain why the retailer is moving ahead with its RFID rollout now, and what it will require from suppliers in 2008, at the RFID event for companies doing business in Europe.
- IATA Expects Big Savings for Airlines That Tag Trolleys
The airline trade group will soon start a trial using RFID to track the wheeled carts airlines employ to carry food and duty-free items on board aircraft.
- RFID Debuts as Hand-Washing Compliance Officer
To reduce the spread of infections, a new automated hand-sanitizing system uses RFID to monitor how well health-care workers wash their hands.
- Airbus Hires ODIN Technologies for RFID Deployments
The systems integrator will help Airbus deploy the technology across its airplane-manufacturing operations.
- RFID Journal Announces Speakers for Apparel Event
Dillard's CIO Bill Holder heads a lineup of industry leaders at the only RFID event designed for apparel and footwear companies.
- Manufacturers Propose Tools to Fight Counterfeiting
A group of manufacturers, trade groups and others are calling for tougher laws, increased government support and technology solutions—such as RFID—to fight counterfeit and pirated goods.
- Atlanta Mercedes Dealership to Adopt RFID at New Location
The real-time location system is designed to reduce labor, help sales and service departments quickly locate specific vehicles and track how many times a particular vehicle has been test-driven.