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  • Impinj Announces Commercial Availability of Its xArray UHF Reader

    By Claire Swedberg

    The device, now being offered by multiple solution providers, is designed to provide always-on inventory monitoring and real-time location data about tagged items, without the high cost of an active RFID system.

  • Shimane University Hospital Tags Surgical Tools, Cuts Costs

    By Claire Swedberg

    An RFID-enabled surgical instrument tracking system from KRD Corp. allows the hospital, as well as Wakayama Medical Center, to boost efficiency and eliminate errors.

  • German Beverage Wholesaler Raises Efficiency With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    A. Kempf Getränkegrosshandel is using the technology to identify each pallet of product that forklift drivers deliver to its warehouse's automated conveying system.

  • Saint Francis Medical Center Employs RFID to Track Staff Training

    By Claire Swedberg

    At the hospital's request, attendance-software provider DotEnablers developed a mobile version of its event-tracking software, used in conjunction with RF IDeas dongle readers.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    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.

  • RFID Brings Greater Efficiency, Product Visibility to Interstate Batteries

    By Claire Swedberg

    The latest phase of the company's RFID deployment involves two million batteries, 2,200 smart storage and display racks, and 29 delivery trucks.

  • RFID Journal Introduces Internet of Things Conference

    By RFID Journal

    The new event will be co-located with RFID Journal LIVE! 2015, which will be held on Apr. 16-17, in San Diego, Calif.

  • Sixt Finds RFID Is Key to Improving Customer Service

    By Claire Swedberg

    The global car rental company has deployed the technology at about 200 branches to identify the locations of car keys, thereby reducing customers' waiting times and automating the collection of data related to when the vehicles are returned.

  • 3DTAC Seeks RTLS Partners for Its Antenna Arrays

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Canadian company has developed low-cost RFID reader antennas that could be installed in arrays to create an RTLS with passive or active RFID tags.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Fletcher Allen Health Care tracks pharmaceuticals via Kit Check's RFID solution ••• Infratab introduces smartphone sensor tags for monitoring perishables ••• Smartrac announces thin on-metal RFID label, new laundry tag ••• HID Global's NFC tag pilot demonstrates "proof of presence" for home care ••• Stryker Europe expands adoption of SATO's PJM RFID tags ••• Maxim Integrated unveils NFC RFID chip with an I2C interface ••• Everykey begins Kickstarter campaign for its Bluetooth wristband.

  • Cardinal Health to Be Cornerstone Sponsor at RFID in Health Care 2014

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's 10th annual health-care event will focus on showing how the technology can help hospitals improve patient safety, operations and supply chain efficiencies.

  • NXP Seeks to Drive NFC Phone App Use in Cars

    By Claire Swedberg

    The semiconductor company says its new controller is the first in a portfolio of products aimed at helping app developers and automakers bring NFC-activated features and functions to the automotive market.

  • Danze Taps RFID to Make Buying a Faucet More Exciting

    By Claire Swedberg

    The fixture company has deployed RFID-enabled product displays at showrooms, enabling homeowners to quickly access data about particular products via a touchscreen.

  • Iron Mountain to Introduce RFID-Ready Boxes for Records Storage

    By Claire Swedberg

    Starting in 2015, the document storage service company plans to RFID-tag all cardboard cartons that it provides to customers, to leverage an RFID solution provided by InSync.

  • RFID Sets Sail With Quantum of the Seas

    By Claire Swedberg

    Royal Caribbean has installed RFID technology on its brand-new ship, with wristbands that let passengers pay for food, drinks and services, as well as unlock state rooms, while RFID bag tags are used to provide updates about the location of luggage.

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