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  • Rady Children's Hospital Tracks Anesthetic Drugs Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The California facility is using MEPS Real-Time's RFID-enabled cart to manage trays filled with medications, with the goal of improving efficiency and patient safety by ensuring that the right drug is available and never nearing expiration.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor stores roll out Swirl's beacons ••• European Commission publishes standards to alert consumers to RFID use ••• TSL announces RFID-enabled mobile software app for Android devices ••• Turkish Airlines deploys Veacon beacons at Istanbul Ataturk Airport ••• PharmaSeq's RFID technology helps University of Illinois study busy bees ••• Fujitsu adds RFID-enabled solution to its Akisai Food and Agriculture Cloud.

  • Exhibit Hall Sold Out for RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction

    By RFID Journal

    The event, to be held in Perth, Australia, on Aug. 12-13, will focus on helping companies in these sectors employ RFID to improve their business operations.

  • InfraMarker Adds GPS, Cloud Services to Manage Buried Assets

    By Samuel Shaw

    The company says the new edition of its RFID-enabled solution will bring underground assets into the Internet of Things.

  • PantryLabs' Vending Machine Dispenses Fresh Foods Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The California startup's refrigerated kiosks employ RFID readers to identify sandwiches and other perishable products stored within, and to track sales and inventory levels.

  • Online Furniture Retailer Adds RFID to Its Brick-and-Mortar Showroom

    By Claire Swedberg

    Made.com is providing customers at its London showroom with tablets that they can use to read NFC tags to learn about each product, while giving the retailer access to data about shopper behavior and preferences.

  • Nuclear Facility Tests RFID on Pipe Welds

    By Claire Swedberg

    A solution from Beweis is intended to accurately identity a pipe weld via a handheld reader, and link that weld to radiographic images of it that prove its integrity.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Hong Kong power co. deploys RF Code's sensor tags ••• HID Global debuts 8 KB FRAM RFID transponder ••• CAS DataLoggers intros RFID cold chain solutions ••• Farsens unveils battery-free UHF RF field detector for assessing RFID systems ••• RAIN Alliance grows membership, prepares for first meeting.

  • Barcelona-area Hospital Manages Surgical Supplies Via Smart Cabinet

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Consorci Sanitari de l'Anoia is applying RFID tags to high-value surgical items, in order to track which patients receive them, as well as ensure that the inventory count is up to date, and that no product expires before use.

  • Tyco Wins Chain-wide Contract From Inditex

    By Claire Swedberg

    By the end of 2016, Tyco's EAS-RFID hard tags and RFID tag detachers will be deployed at all of the retailer's approximately 2,000 Zara stores.

  • At Cooper Hewitt Museum, Visitors to Become Designers With NFC

    By Claire Swedberg

    The museum, located in New York City, is developing an NFC-based solution for its renovated exhibits at Carnegie Mansion that will allow visitors to create their own digital designs.

  • Carrefour to Use Bluetooth Beacons to Track Carts, Baskets

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company will be the second retailer to pilot a solution from Proximus to identify the locations of carts and baskets moving around stores, providing analytics regarding shopper behavior.

  • Aki Choklat Brings Authentication and Personalization to Luxury Bags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The shoes and accessories designer is selling handbags with a built-in NFC RFID tag that enables users not only to authenticate their bags, but also to create a travel diary—and track down a bag if it is ever stolen.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    AmerisourceBergen launches RFID-enabled medications packaging system ••• Scientists use Microsensys RFID technology to study pesticides' effects on bumblebees ••• EasyJet trials Estimote Bluetooth beacons at three European airports ••• Palos Community Hospital puts Versus RTLS in its operating rooms ••• PINC announces next-generation enterprise yard-management solution ••• Toshiba announces new RFID chip compliant with NFC Forum Type 3 specification ••• Trimble intros Apple iOS support in ThingMagic Mercury API.

  • Inditex CEO Announces RFID Expansion Plans

    By Paul Prince

    Already using RFID at 700 of its Zara stores, the company expects to have the technology installed at all of its nearly 2,000 Zara locations worldwide by 2016.

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