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  • At Canadian Diamond Mine, RFID Shines a Light on Tool Usage

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution, provided by ToolHound, helps the company to better manage inventory and prevent hoarding by workers.

  • Dixons Carphone Group Simplifies Tracking of Phone, Tablet Repairs

    By Claire Swedberg

    Europe's largest mobile phone retailer and services company is using an RFID solution from TrackerPoint to manage work-in-process as it repairs thousands of devices and shares that data with customers.

  • Libraries Check Out Bluetooth Beacons

    By Claire Swedberg

    Two beacon companies have developed unique solutions to help libraries send data about their programs or other details to patrons who download an app and then pass a library's beacons.

  • Engineering Firm Ludwig Pfeiffer Uses RFID to Keep Track of Tools, Workers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The German company says that its HF system from Reutemann.net and Panmobil has simplified the records-keeping processes for 6,000 pieces of equipment used on construction sites across Europe.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    NIST study makes the case for RFID forensic evidence management ••• Austrian psychiatric clinic protects staff, patients via Ekahau RTLS ••• Checkpoint Systems donates 650,000 RFID tags to University of Memphis' AutoID Lab ••• Atlas RFID adds new functionality to Jovix ••• MEPS Real-Time intros RFID-enabled smart drawers for health-care industry ••• Fujitsu Labs develops compact passive UHF RFID tag for metal, ID cards ••• GuestDriven, Estimote deliver beacon solution to hotel industry.

  • Texas Instruments Unveils NFC RFID Sensor Chips, Demo Kit

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new ICs come with a built-in microcontroller and a temperature sensor, and are designed for developers of RFID transponders, as well as appliances or other types of electrical devices.

  • Swiss Food Co-op Deploys RFID to Automate Shipment Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    Thanks to RFID tags attached to returnable containers, Migros' East Switzerland regional cooperative knows which refrigerated goods are being loaded onto which truck, and can intervene if a mistake is being made, while stores can also access that data to check the status of their orders.

  • Audi Launches RFID Deployment for Tracking Assembled Vehicles Worldwide

    By Claire Swedberg

    The carmaker has already installed the system at its Hungarian facility, enabling management to view where each car is in the finishing, storage and shipping processes, and reducing labor for drivers who locate and transport the vehicles.

  • Welsh Museums Deliver Extra Content Via Bluetooth Beacons

    By Claire Swedberg

    National Museum Wales has developed the Culture Beacon app that will be used at numerous museums, castles and schools to present more information to visitors, based on their location.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Impinj opens Retail Experience Center ••• Xerafy debuts Slim Trak tag ••• Secura Key adds lockdown, door-status features to access-control software ••• Tageos announces availability of UHF RFID labels with Monza R6 chips ••• Lancom Systems' new device combines Wi-Fi, Bluetooth beacon and electronic shelf label functionality ••• Motorola unveils Keylink, a Bluetooth-enabled tag for tracking items.

  • Chinese Opera Gives RFID Its Props

    By Claire Swedberg

    Taiwan's GuoGuang Opera Co. has deployed an RFID system from EPC Solutions Taiwan to help track the locations and distribution of thousands of costumes and accessories stored within its warehouse.

  • Zebra Technologies to Be Top Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2015

    By RFID Journal

    The provider of passive and active RFID technologies will be the cornerstone and registration sponsor for RFID Journal's 13th annual conference and exhibition, to be held on Apr. 15-17.

  • Siemens Starts Shipping New Readers for Industries, Logistics

    By Claire Swedberg

    The UHF RFID readers, including a low-cost model, are designed to be easily installed and operated by automatically adjusting their RF power and internal algorithms to filter stray reads.

  • Mexican State Agency Reduces Donated Blood Wastage With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Veracruz's health department has improved the visibility of the bags of blood products it sends to hospitals, by tracking their temperatures, locations and details, such as expiration dates.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Farsens intros weight-monitoring RFID tag ••• Guard RFID receives CE mark approval for its AllGuard RFID platform ••• Hospitals in Maryland, Puerto Rico deploy Stanley Healthcare's Wi-Fi infant-protection tags ••• Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship mixes and serves drinks with robots and RFID ••• Smart421 to deliver RFID-enabled, smart-ticketing system for rail industry in England.

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