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  • Army Training Centers Enlist RFID to Help Track Uniforms

    By Claire Swedberg

    Nearly all items are being tagged for four U.S. Army Recruit Training Centers, including the one at Fort Leonard Wood, where the RFID system is already in action.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Impinj intros new RFID chips, RFID reader system-in-package ••• FEIG Electronics debuts cVEND, a secure contactless payment and ticketing system ••• Invengo markets anti-counterfeiting RFID labels in the U.S. ••• Checkpoint Systems announces RFID upgrade kit for EAS applications ••• R-pac International acquires Truecount item-level tracking software ••• Bluetooth beacon platform provider Swirl closes $18M investment.

  • Upcoming Trial to Combine Ebola Care with Wireless Vitals Monitoring

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Scripps Translational Science Institute plans to evaluate the use of wireless vital sign trackers and analytics software to predict declining health more quickly than by using conventional methods.

  • RFID Journal Announces LIVE! 2015 Highlights

    By RFID Journal

    Business professionals from leading companies in every sector and from around the world gathered at the RFID industry's largest and most important event.

  • Market Researcher Uses Beacons to Study Shopper Behavior

    By Claire Swedberg

    Verve is testing a system utilizing Bluetooth beacons to track members of its research panel within a store, as well as send messages and questionnaires to them in a timely manner.

  • Summa Akron City Hospital Tracks EMS Stretchers, Reduces Wait Times

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Ohio hospital is employing RFID to learn how long it takes for patients arriving at its emergency department to be transferred from stretchers to beds, which has helped it to minimize delays.

  • NXP Releases IC for Secure Encrypted UHF Reads

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's Ucode DNA chip, which can be read via most standard UHF readers, transmits a dynamic, encrypted password that prevents a tag from being read without authorization, as well as precludes it from being cloned.

  • RFMicron Releases New Passive UHF Chips With Moisture, Temperature, Pressure Sensors

    By Claire Swedberg

    The chip maker says its chips can enable companies to inexpensively monitor for moisture in everything from car interiors to drywall and diapers.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    R-pac International helps Tesco's F&F fashion division deploy RFID at 525 stores ••• Kathrein RFID's automated vehicle ID system up and running at Munich Airport ••• Smartrac introduces BullsEye NFC tag with Sony FeliCa Lite-S chip ••• Times-7's new circular-polarized RFID antenna for large-scale operations ••• Invengo markets its anti-counterfeiting label to U.S. brand owners ••• SATO's PJM RFID technology integrated with diamond-managing software.

  • Inlay Companies Testing EM Micro's Dual NFC and EPC Chip

    By Claire Swedberg

    EM Microelectronic's new dual-interface chip could enable inlay manufacturers to sell products that can be read using EPC UHF readers for tracking inventory, and by NFC-enabled phones or tablets in stores by consumers or store personnel.

  • Zebra's Sled Reader Enables UHF RFID Tag Reads Via Smartphone

    By Claire Swedberg

    The RFD8500 reads EPC UHF RFID tags and sends that data to iOS and some Android devices via a Bluetooth connection, enabling users, such as store personnel, to collect read data on their mobile devices.

  • Tyco Retail Solutions' Steerable Beam Antenna Brings Movement Data to Retailers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's new IDA-3100 antenna is intended to bridge a gap between a traditional handheld or fixed UHF reader portal and a high-cost real-time location system.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Ninth Annual Awards, RFID Startup Challenge

    By RFID Journal

    Interstate Batteries, Kuehne+Nagel, Detroit Diesel Corp. and Zebra Technologies are among this year's honorees.

  • Emanate Wireless Develops Self-Charging RTLS Tags that Monitor Hospital Equipment Usage

    By Claire Swedberg

    The startup's tags plug into an electronic device's power cord, report where that device is and whether it is in use, and can offer closer location data via built-in Bluetooth beacon functionality.

  • RFID News Roundup: LIVE! 2015 Extra Edition

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Voyantic system measures effects of repeatedly bending a tag ••• Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd. intros Bluetooth rugged UHF RFID reader ••• Junmp announces switch-augmented RFID tag ••• SenseStone introduces ultra-small RFID tags ••• Mikron unveils two new HF RFID chips.

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