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  • Uniform Maker Sees a Market for CSL's Thread-Antenna Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    Farbo Uniforms is developing garment-tracking solutions based on a novel passive UHF RFID tag with an antenna made of metalized thread sewn into a garment.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Schreiner LogiData unveils tiny UHF label with reading range of up to 1 meter; Century Link RFID intros new tag solution for retail; SafeTech debuts Bluetooth RFID universal door-locking system; RAIN RFID Alliance partners with French National RFID Center, IDTechEx.

  • German Manufacturer Links Workers to Parts and Stations Via RFID, Bluetooth

    By Claire Swedberg

    Bosch Rexroth developed the solution to improve efficiency and accuracy at its own hydraulic valve assembly facility, and is marketing the system for use by other manufacturers as well.

  • Nutrace, Belintra Market RFID-based Surgical-Tool Tracking Solution in the U.S.

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Nutrace system, already used by hospitals in Europe, includes Belintra's passive HF RFID tags, Panmobil's handheld RFID readers and its own Stemato software for managing data.

  • At PGA Tournaments, Bluetooth Beacons Are Par for the Course

    By Claire Swedberg

    Golf fans at a recent championship event were able to know the locations of players within close range.

  • Westar Energy Tracks Power Poles, Transformers With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Kansas utility company uses the technology to automatically identify when each pole and transformer is removed from storage yards, by whom, and when unused items are returned.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Siemens Introduces Handheld 13.56 MHz RFID Reader ••• Voyantic Launches All-In-One NFC and UHF RFID Test Device ••• Time Domain’s PulsON 330 RTLS Module Uses DecaWave’s DW1000 UWB chip ••• RFID Market in China to Reach $2.8 billion in 2020, IDTechEx Research Says ••• Hacking Competition Aims to Spur Development of RFID, Bluetooth and NFC Apps ••• PCTEL Tests Airport Networks for Compatibility With RFID-based Luggage Tracking Systems

  • In Dunwoody, Ga., Police Use RFID to Open Gates

    By Claire Swedberg

    More than 30 gated communities in the city are installing technology to ensure that police vehicles that arrive at locked gates can obtain automatic entrance.

  • Zebra to Be Cornerstone Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2015

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal’s 11th annual European conference and exhibition will be held on Nov. 9-10, in London, England.

  • Stanley Black & Decker to Shutter Its AeroScout Industrial Division

    By Claire Swedberg

    Companies in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics sectors will not be able to buy AeroScout tags and exciters after Oct. 31. However, Stanley will continue to offer AeroScout solutions to hospitals and other health-care customers.

  • Norwegian Truck-Body Manufacturer Offers RFID-enabled Trailers

    By Claire Swedberg

    One of Bussbygg's customers is using two RFID-enabled refrigerated trailers in an ongoing trial, and finds that the technology shortens the delivery of goods by 30 minutes per stop, while preventing errors.

  • Chinese RFID Adoption Takes Many Forms

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Shanghai branch of U.S. RFID technology provider Impinj is seeing strong demand for passive UHF tags and readers from the nation's banking, transportation and retail sectors, with the greatest growth coming from consumer goods manufacturers.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Clothing retailer F&F, SML Group partner to deploy RFID for improved inventory accuracy ••• NFL, Microsoft and Zebra take RFID-enabled player tracking to new app ••• NFC Forum designates UL as an authorized test lab ••• Apple joins the NFC Forum ••• InvoTech expands offices, adds staff to meet demand.

  • Heal's Boosts Sales With NFC System, Links Store With Online Purchases

    By Claire Swedberg

    The CloudTags solution enables customers to view digital content about a product in the store by tapping a tablet against an NFC RFID tag, creating a wishlist and then receiving advertising online based on their in-store interests.

  • Flexstr8 Offers NFC-Enabled Labels for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    The startup's NFC Smart Label solution is being trialed by companies to track goods, pharmaceuticals, and maintenance and service for industrial equipment.

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