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  • Stauff Markets RFID-Based Hydraulic Pressure Measurement System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution consists of passive RFID-based sensors and handheld interrogators used to track hydraulic pressure changes in machinery prior to an equipment failure.

  • New York Hotels Use RF Technologies' RTLS to Secure Staff

    By Claire Swedberg

    About 45 hotels to date are installing the company's HelpAlert system, including The Kitano New York, and some are integrating alerts with video camera imagery.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Ams launches energy-harvesting NFC chip ••• Manchester, BGT Materials scientists print low-cost graphene antenna ••• NXP engineers nominated for European Inventor Award 2015 for NFC work ••• Proxama wins contract from Exterion Media for beacon-based deployment ••• Intergraph acquires Blue Iron Systems Inc.

  • Target Announces Nationwide RFID Rollout

    By Claire Swedberg

    The retailer is deploying item-level RFID-tagging for women's, baby and children's apparel, home décor and other key merchandise categories, at a dozen stores this year, and at all 1,795 of its U.S. stores in 2016.

  • Dominion East Ohio Uses RFID to Inspect Natural Gas Pipes

    By Claire Swedberg

    The energy company is attaching passive HF RFID tags to aboveground pipes, and is using handheld readers and an iPhone app to manage the inspection data.

  • RFID Tracks Radioactive Materials Used by Oil Services Providers to Explore New Well Sites

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is being tested by Baker Hughes to monitor the location and usage of such materials.

  • Ford Motor Co. Uses Omni-ID 64-kbit Tag to Monitor Engine Production

    By Claire Swedberg

    The carmaker is one of several companies that have adopted the Adept 850—a passive UHF on-metal tag with an 8.5-meter read range and a 4-meter write range—to store and access data about each manufacturing step.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Vietnam Post and Telecom selects Nedap tags, readers for building, elevator access ••• World Customs Organization adds Thinfilm tags to anti-counterfeiting platform ••• Farfetch to turn fashion retailer Browns into an RFID-enabled 'Store of the Future' ••• Atlas RFID Solutions announces upgrade to Jovix materials-management solution ••• SML Group joins RAIN RFID Alliance.

  • Brazilian Recycling Plant Uses RFID to Facilitate Reverse Logistics

    By Edson Perin

    When discarded computers and printers arrive at its facility, Sinctronics uses RFID readers to identify their component materials so they can be more quickly recycled and incorporated into new IT products.

  • Checkpoint Offers RTLS Solution for High-Value Retail Goods

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's ZigBee-based system, known as S3i, is designed to track the movements and locations of merchandise in stores, in order to prevent shrinkage, as well as better understand shopper activity and product replenishment needs.

  • University of Tennessee Medical Center OR Monitors Supplies, Safety Via Trash Bins

    By Claire Swedberg

    Five of the hospital's operating rooms are already using the system to automatically identify the discarded packaging of supplies in order to document which items were used for each patient's procedure.

  • RFID Carves Out a Place in Woodworking Industry

    By Claire Swedberg

    Woodworking factory equipment companies are highlighting how RFID technology can be used for tracking inventory and work-in-progress, as well for other purposes, to improve efficiency and enable the quick production of made-to-order furniture.

  • Marks & Spencer Expects to Achieve 100 Percent RFID-Tagging by 2017

    By Claire Swedberg

    The global retailer is also eyeing ways to leverage RFID technology at its stores to further improve in-store inventory accuracy and efficiency.

  • Zebra's Painter Protection System Helps Prevent Falls at Boeing

    By Claire Swedberg

    The aerospace company is using Zebra's ultra-wideband RFID technology to track the locations of workers painting airplanes, and to verify that they are properly harnessed and working safely.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    VUEMED, Zebra partner on solution for compliance with FDA UDI regulations ••• Embytek unveils RFID-enabled Android mobile device ••• Orbiter launches ultra-wideband tag for light motorsports race timing ••• Atlas RFID Solutions releases update to Jovix materials-management solution ••• Lumi announces NFC-enabled conference management solution.

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